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Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Northern Highlights

January 16, 2013 – Music from Scandinavian artists this week and their mates in northerly reaches of the Celtic world.

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Afro Celt Sound System

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: What In The World

January 9, 2013 – Circumnavigate the world of Celtic music with Afro-Balkan-Latin-Urban-Country-Celtic fusion.

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Heidi Talbot

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: New Year Sounds

January 2, 2013 – Prepare your way for the year ahead with a fresh musical start and a chance to discover new artists.

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Mary Ann Kennedy

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Nollaig

December 31, 2012 – Hear traditional carols, along with seasonal favorites and dance tunes.

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Turtle Island String Quartet

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Solstice

December 19, 2012 – Travel into the traditions of midwinter through some spellbinding music of the season.

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Alan Stivell

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Essential Celtic

December 12, 2012 – It's a tall order but we have some suggestions this week to enhance any collection.

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Patty Seddon

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Patsy Seddon

December 5, 2012 – Harper and singer Patsy Seddon joins Fiona for a musical chat.

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Wrigley Sisters

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Family Gathering

November 28, 2012 – Join our gathering of singers and musicians who have grown up surrounded by their music of families.

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Valravn

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Viking Invasion

November 21, 2012 – What would the Norsemen raiders have made of our haul of Nordic music?

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Scottish folk band Capercaillie is featured twice on Fiona Ritchie's list of essential Celtic songs.

Read The Mix: ThistleRadio's 100 Essential Celtic Songs

November 16, 2012 – Discover the 100 songs Fiona Ritchie considers the bedrock of any Celtic music collection.

Luka Bloom

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Tales Of The Riverbank

November 14, 2012 – Music celebrates our rivers as sources of life and of timeless inspiration to song-makers.

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Rua.

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Common Currency

November 7, 2012 – Follow the instrumental links that connect musical traditions across miles and oceans.

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Old Blind Dog

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Mythography

November 1, 2012 – Tunes of Celtic origin and inspiration lead us on an exploration of myth, legend and mystery.

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Arty McGlynn

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: A Case For Guitar

October 24, 2012 – Virtuoso players in Scotland, Ireland and Brittany are raising the bar for acoustic guitar music.

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String Sisters

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Northsound

October 17, 2012 – Travel to northern places to hear the sound of unspoiled landscapes and rocky shorelines.

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