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Archie Fisher

For decades, the singer-songwriter and broadcaster has had a remarkable career in the transatlantic folk scene.

The Thistle & Shamrock: Archie Fisher

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The critically acclaimed Irish group Beoga (which means "lively" in Gaelic) is featured in this week's show. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New For Summer

Hear a crop of new songs from Celtic-roots artists like Beoga, Galen Fraser and Moya Brennan.

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

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The Songs Of Robert Tannahill

This week's show pays tribute to the 17th-century poet, whose work influenced folk songs like "Wild Mountain Thyme" and "Waltzing Matilda."

Thistle - Robert Tannahill

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Compositions by Maggie MacInnes are featured in this week's show. John Slavin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Writing

From instrumental commissions to new works by singer-songwriters, hear a wealth of recently composed gems.

The Thistle & Shamrock: New Writing

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Season Of Light

The ancient year marked seasonal changes with special festivities and rituals. Join in our celebration of the natural elements — Air, Earth, Water and Fire — with a Beltane-themed hour of music.

The Thistle & Shamrock: Season Of Light

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Hear piano music from Antoni O'Breskey in this hour of The Thistle and Shamrock. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle And Shamrock: Celtic Piano

Join us for a trip to the heart of Celtic piano music, featuring artists like Antoni O'Breskey and Micháel Ó Súilleabháin.

The Thistle & Shamrock: Celtic Piano

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Hear Altan's "Gweebarra Bridge" in this week's Thistle & Shamrock. Colm Hogan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bridges

Music commemorates the landmarks that span our landscapes — and is its own bridge across time and place.

The Thistle & Shamrock: Bridges

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Hear music from Battlefield Band in this week's episode. John Slavin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Singer-Songwriters

The talented songwriters featured in this week's show take us on a tour around the landscapes that inspire their music.

The Thistle & Shamrock: Singer-Songwriters

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Hear new music by Molly's Revenge in this week's episode. Rick Ahern/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Spring Sounds

The new spring shoots of music from Celtic roots are ready for broadcast. Hear new songs from Molly's Revenge, Eamon Friel, Runa and more.

The Thistle & Shamrock: Spring Sounds

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Joe Craven's "Soldiers of Joy" kicks off this week's show. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Common Currency

Follow the musical links that connect traditions across miles and oceans with selections from Joe Craven, Pauline Scanlon, Tim O'Brien and more.

The Thistle & Shamrock: Common Currency

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