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Our second last award of the night for our 2020 Folk Album goes to Steve Cooney for 'Ceol Ársa Cláirsí' 🌿 #RTERadio1FolkAwards
"Let us all acknowledge this evening, at what is a celebratory event, the importance of our music and our musicians especially during this most difficult time." A message from Uachtarán na hÉireann on the #RTERadio1FolkAwards 🎶 @PresidentIRL
Anna Crowe shares the story about her beautiful daughter Julie Crowe (18) who was sexually assaulted, drugged and raped in Greece last summer. Julie took her own life on November 4, 2019. Anna hopes by sharing their story it will prevent something like this happening again.
Light up, light up As if you have a choice Even if you cannot hear my voice I'll be right beside you, dear. ✨ #ShineYourLight
On International Women's Day 2020 we remember our trail blazing colleague, Marian Finucane. Here she is back in 1991 reflecting on women's rights and the progress that still needed to be made. #IWD2020