The Thistle & Shamrock: The Road Of Tears Fiona Ritchie's selections this week include traditional broadsheet ballads and music hall choruses from artists like Dolores Keane, Mick Moloney, and Battlefield Band.
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The Thistle & Shamrock: The Road Of Tears

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The Thistle & Shamrock: The Road Of Tears

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This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock features music by Battlefield Band. John Slavin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock features music by Battlefield Band.

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Although the scenes of immigration may change, the tragedies of displaced people are replayed with each passing year. Fiona Ritchie's selections this week include traditional broadsheet ballads and music hall choruses from artists like Dolores Keane, Mick Moloney, and Battlefield Band.