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Orkney Islands

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Miles Of Isles

May 15, 2013 – This week's diverse choice of music is insular only in the geographical sense.

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Lunasa

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: What's New

May 8, 2013 – It's time to unwrap the latest batch of newly arrived recordings.

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Dougie MacLean

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Saying Something

May 1, 2013 – How do you use a song to deliver a message of social justice, peace or environmental consciousness?

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Dick Gaughan

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Hands On

April 24, 2013 – Old songs provide a lens through which we view lifestyles and work-ways, now passed into history.

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Alan Stivell

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Musical Breizh

April 17, 2013 – Intoxicating melodies from Brittany fill the air this week.

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Archie Fisher

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Lowlands

April 10, 2013 – The Scottish Lowlands have been a hive of musical activity for centuries.

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Jacqui McShee's Pentangle

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Spring Is In The Air

April 3, 2013 – Spring is certainly in the airs, and also the jigs, reels and songs.

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Natalie MacMaster

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Canada

March 27, 2013 – Travel to Cape Breton, Newfoundland and beyond to hear the authentic Celtic-rooted music of Canada.

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Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Irish Pairs

March 20, 2013 – Few musical sounds make a more honest and direct statement than duos in the Irish tradition.

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Mary Ann Kennedy

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Mary Ann Kennedy

March 13, 2013 – Broadcaster and musician Mary Ann Kennedy visits The Thistle And Shamrock.

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Robin Huw Bowen

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Wales

March 6, 2013 – Explore the diverse indigenous musical traditions of Wales.

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Donal Lunny

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Live And Kicking

February 27, 2013 – Live performances electrify this episode with Donal Lunny, Jim Malcolm, Skolvan, and Capercaillie.

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Shooglenifty

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: A Different Kind Of Love Song

February 20, 2013 – Hear of a love of landscape, of whisky and of the natural world.

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Sheila Kay Adams

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Sheila Kay Adams

February 13, 2013 – Enjoy Appalachian ballads and stories with a unique singer and tradition bearer: Sheila Kay Adams.

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Robert Burns

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Songs Of Robert Burns

February 6, 2013 – Hear various artists in the intoxicating embrace of the songs of Scotland's National Bard.

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