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"Spirit" of Folk

One of the most unique elements about Spirit of Folk (apart from being Ireland’s only camping folk festival) is the spiritual element. Shocker right? But seriously, this is a core element of the festival, not just in the workshops and talks we have over the weekend but right down to our ethos and the festival’s raison d’etre.

The Best Laid Plans of Children with Crayons

Festivals are like small children. You treat them with unconditional love, you nurture them and help them to develop into something special and you invest a lot of time in them. But they still draw on the walls with crayons and throw up on your furniture. What am I trying to say? Actually, I kinda got lost in the metaphor, pretty sure there’s a moral in their somewhere though…