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The Thistle & Shamrock: Words, Verses, Music

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Words, Verses, Music

The Thistle & Shamrock: Words, Verses, Music

The Thistle & Shamrock: Words, Verses, Music

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Loreena McKennitt.

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From romance to fairy tales, poetry tells the story this week. Hear Loreena McKennitt, Johnny Cunningham, Robin Laing and others as they perform music inspired by poets' lives and works.