The shortlist has been announced for the 2019 RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards, taking place in Vicar Street on October 24th - see the full list of nominees here. 

John Creedon and Ruth Smith will once again present the awards ceremony at Vicar St, Dublin on October 24th, with many of those nominated performing on the night - the RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards will also be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 on the night, from 8pm.

This year's nominees for Best Traditional Folk Track feature a quartet of the finest contemporary Irish folk talents, with the mighty Ye Vagabonds scoring a pair of nominations - listen to them all below, via YouTube and Spotify...

Bacach Shíol Andaí -– Ye Vagabonds

The Factory Girl – Lisa O'Neill 

The Foggy Dew – Ye Vagabonds

The Hills Of Gramemore/The Granemore Hare – Daoirí Farrell

Póirste Béil – Inni-K

Find out more about this year's RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards shortlist here.