Simply Folk

Simply Folk

Sun, 10pm

Simply Folk Saturday 21 October 2017

Simply Folk

Simply Folk

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

Music Played on the Show

Don’t Worry by Adam Holmes and the Embers from the album ‘Midnight Milk’

Johnny and the Lantern by Declan O’Rourke from the album ‘Chronicles of the Great Irish Famine’ 

October Song by The Rheingans Sisters from the album ‘Glad Gold Hearts’

Reincarnation by Susanne Sundfor from the album ‘Music for People in Trouble’ 

The Marino Casino by The Dubliners from the album ’40 Years’ 

True Friends by Jerry Fish and the Mudbug Club from the album ‘Be Yourself’ 

Refugee by Moira Smiley from the album ‘Refugee’

Echo by Talisk from the album ‘Abyss’ 

I Am by Chris Wood from the album ‘None the Wiser’ 

Come Down by Niamh Regan from the album ‘Niamh Regan’ 

Les Jumeaux by Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas from the album ‘Abundance’ 

The Last Thing on my Mind by Liam Clancy and Tom Paxton from the album ‘Wheels of Life’ 

The Hare by Steve Wickham from the album ‘Beekeeper’ 

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

Music Played on the Show

Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones





Presenter: Ruth Smith

Producer: Aoife Nic Cormaic


Ways to Listen

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