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Cork's Favourite Song

17th Aug 2019
to 31st Oct 2019

Age Range
All ages

Central Library

57 - 61 Grand Parade
T12 NY99

To celebrate the musical culture of the city which Cork City Library has been a part of for over 40 years.

To engage all citizens of the city in its vibrant musical life

Form a connection with the new communities of Ballincollig, Blarney and Glanmire through our shared musical heritage

Compounding the We Are Cork brand


2019 Action

  • Put out a call to the people of Cork City to nominate their favourite song by an Irish artist along with their reason for nominating it.
  • A shortlist of 10 songs will be compiled by an independent jury
  • A CD of the 10 songs produced performed by local musicians
  • 2 of the short-listed songs to be featured on a local radio station/TV programme each week, with a short discussion
  • The public will vote on their favourite song through well publicised polling boxes in public spaces throughout the city and on online.
The winning song will be announced at a performance of the 10 songs in The City Library MC’d by a local personality/musician

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.


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