We are passionate about giving Irish and Irish-based professional musicians a rare and precious opportunity to work with the world’s best Early Music specialists, and we need your help to do this.

We would like to warmly invite you to become part of the team and continue to support the festival by participating in this year’s Friends’ Scheme and offer a few tokens of our appreciation outlined below.

Of course, outside of these, any donation of any amount makes a huge difference to us, and will be greatly appreciated. You can donate using PayPal with the button below or, if you would prefer to donate by cheque, they can be sent to East Cork Early Music, 8 Mount Prospect, Shanakiel Road, Cork.

Become A Friend of East Cork Early Music

* Acknowledgement or advertisement  in our Festival programme is subject to print deadline restrictions.

Please consider a donation of any amount to support the festival.

Our Friends and Donors 


We are very grateful for a major donation from Richard Spencer.

Gold Friends

Francis Humphrys

Aiveen Kearney & Gordon Garde

Edward & Trudy Fahy

Donal & Máire O’Mahony

Madeline Donegan





Silver Friends

Mary Shorten

Frank Mackey


Bronze Friends

Martin & Anne Wright

Frank Ayers

Seán & Henar Ua Súilleabháin


East Cork Early Music expresses its sincere gratitude to the following sponsors