Cork Jazz Festival continues this weekend attracting visitors from overseas

Cork Jazz Festival continues this weekend attracting visitors from overseas

The annual Cork Jazz festival is continuing this weekend.

The first festival began back 1978 and it has since gained a worldwide profile.

Festival Manager Jennifer Gleeson says it is key to the Cork social calendar.

She said: "It is one of those highly anticipated cultural events and to be quite honest before I became involved in the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival I probably under estimated how popular it was and not just from people of Cork.

"We've had such a big interest from people overseas and people across the country aswell."

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