The Thistle & Shamrock Award-winning radio host Fiona Ritchie explores evolving music from Celtic roots in Europe and North America.
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The Thistle & Shamrock

Host Fiona Ritchie explores Celtic roots music on her weekly radio program

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Islanders

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Belonging

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Myth and Legend

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The Thistle & Shamrock: New Fall Sounds Part 1

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This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock features music by De Dannan. Damien Stenson/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Fiona's Findings

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Live From Ireland

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This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock features music by Cathy Jordan. Folklore Productions/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Cathy Jordan

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The Thistle & Shamrock: From The Archives Part 2

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This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock features music by Cathie Ryan. Paul H. Camp/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: From The Archives Part 1

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The Thistle And Shamrock: The Long View

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The Thistle & Shamrock: ThistleRadio New

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Dougie MacLean: New Tomorrow

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Ballads Of The Border

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Len Graham is featured on this week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock. R.L. Geyer/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Len Graham

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Singer-Songwriters

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Grammy-winning guitarist Al Petteway is featured on this week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Music Migration

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This weeks' episode of The Thistle & Shamrock features music by Kris Drever. Chloe Garrick /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: ThistleRadio Classic

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This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock features music by Jean Ritchie. Photo Courtesy of State Archives of Florida hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Dear Jean

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The Tannahill Weavers, who are named in tribute to poet Robert Tannahill, are featured in this week's show. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: The Songs of Robert Tannahill

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This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock includes music from Salsa Celtica. Salsa Celtica hide caption

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Salsa Celtica

The Thistle & Shamrock: Combos

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