The Thistle & Shamrock: Nollaig Enter the spirit of a traditional Scottish, Irish and Welsh Yuletide with host Fiona Ritchie and her guest, Welsh singer-songwriter Cerys Matthews.
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The Thistle & Shamrock: Nollaig

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Nollaig

The Thistle & Shamrock: Nollaig

The Thistle & Shamrock: Nollaig

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Enter the spirit of a traditional Scottish, Irish and Welsh Yuletide this week with Fiona Ritchie and special guest Cerys Matthews. The Welsh singer-songwriter and broadcaster has recorded "A Child's Christmas in Wales" by Dylan Thomas to mark the poet's centenary year. Matthews tells Fiona about the project, set to music she co-wrote with Mason Neely, and narrates excerpts from this timeless holiday classic. You'll also hear a set of reels played by fiddler Eileen Ivers, including "Christmas Eve."