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The Thistle & Shamrock: Family Gathering

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Family Gathering

The Thistle & Shamrock: Family Gathering

The Thistle & Shamrock: Family Gathering

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Mary Ann Kennedy joins host Fiona Ritchie to introduce her family's album and book project, titled Fonn — a Gaelic word meaning both "land" and "melody." Along the way, Kennedy reveals the essence of rural community life that's reflected in songs of work, worship, land, sea and love.

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