The inaugural RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards will take place in Vicar Street in Dublin on 25th October, celebrating the extraordinary range of folk music being played in Ireland today.

Have a listen to the nominees for Best Folk Group at this year's inaugural Folk Awards...

The Whileaways

Beoga

Ye Vagabonds

The Lost Brothers

Lankum

The Gloaming

Find out more about the RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards here, and get your tickets for the night here.