The Thistle & Shamrock: Solstice Fiona Ritchie offers tunes to brighten the darkest days of the year.
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The Thistle & Shamrock: Solstice

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Solstice

The Thistle & Shamrock: Solstice

The Thistle & Shamrock: Solstice

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Some of the world's oldest festivals were held around the middle of winter. The ancient Celts actually thought the midwinter sun stood still for 12 days. This week, Fiona Ritchie offers up songs and tunes to lighten and brighten the darkest days of the year. From the short and chilly days of winter, hear music to warm your heart on The Thistle & Shamrock.