Simply Folk

Simply Folk

Sundays at 10pm

Simply Folk Sunday 28 February 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

Carry My Song

Carry My Song

Clare Sands / Susan O'Neill

3:47

Dun Laoghaire

Dun Laoghaire

David Gray

4:32

In Dublin's Fair City

In Dublin's Fair City

Anne Byrne

2:41

Lily Of The West

Lily Of The West

Joan Baez

3:21

Pattern Day

Pattern Day

Rhob Cunningham

2:59

Walking In The Dew

Walking In The Dew

Skipper's Alley

5:35

Lord Franklin

Lord Franklin

Burke, Kevin & Mícheál Ó Domhnaill

4:00

Violet Gibson

Violet Gibson

Lisa O'Neill

4:58

I Remember You

I Remember You

Some Rise Some Fall

3:04

Queen And Country

Queen And Country

The Wilderness Yet

3:18

Hit The Road

Hit The Road

Marcella O'Sullivan

3:43

Trigger's Lament / Jig For Amelie / Red Plant Blues'

Trigger's Lament / Jig For Amelie / Red Plant Blues'

Brian Finnegan

5:50

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Presenter: Ruth Smith

Producer: Elizabeth Laragy

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