Simply Folk

Simply Folk

Sundays at 10pm

Simply Folk Sunday 9 May 2021

Simply Folk

Simply Folk

Ruth Smith presents an hour of music from the ever-changing and vibrant folk scene in Ireland and across the world.

About The Show

Each week on Simply Folk, listeners are treated to an hour of songs and music from the best local and international folk singers and instrumentalists.  Along with lots of great classics from across the decades, expect to be introduced to many new and exciting folk sounds.

The programme is presented by Galway singer, songwriter and musician Ruth Smith who brings a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to the airwaves each Sunday night. 

You can contact the programme with your thoughts and suggestions at simplyfolk@rte.ie

Listen back to some of Ruth's playlists from 2017-2020 on Spotify below.









Music Played on the Show

Ta An Tadh Liom

Ta An Tadh Liom

Ronan O Snodaigh And Myles O Reilly

4:34

The Song Of Amergin

The Song Of Amergin

Ciara Mcelholm

3:19

Laugh And Half Daft

Laugh And Half Daft

Cran

3:00

Corsican Waltz

Corsican Waltz

Cran

2:58

Abair Liom Do Riún

Abair Liom Do Riún

Clare Sands Featuring Steve Cooney And Tommy Sands

4:40

Caoineadh Mhacha

Caoineadh Mhacha

Tommy Sands

4:55

The Galway Shawl

The Galway Shawl

Lisa O'Neill

3:57

Be Brave And Believe

Be Brave And Believe

Declan O'Rourke

5:29

Bay Of Biscay

Bay Of Biscay

Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh

4:21

Tabhair Dom Do Lamh

Tabhair Dom Do Lamh

Chris Thile (Mandolin/Vocals), Brad Mehldau (Piano/Vocals)

4:21

A Phiuthrags 'S Phiuthar

A Phiuthrags 'S Phiuthar

Julie Fowlis

4:35

Dandelion

Dandelion

Hawktail

5:16

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Presenter: Ruth Smith

Producer: Elizabeth Laragy

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