The Thistle & Shamrock Award-winning radio host Fiona Ritchie explores evolving music from Celtic roots in Europe and North America.
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The Thistle & Shamrock

Host Fiona Ritchie explores Celtic roots music on her weekly radio program

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The Thistle & Shamrock: New Spring Sounds

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The Thistle & Shamrock: The Gathering With Suzy Bogguss

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The Thistle & Shamrock: New Releases

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The Thistle & Shamrock: The Gathering With Ed Miller

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Roots And Branches

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Songs Of The Bard

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The Thistle & Shamrock: The Gathering: Song Connections

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This week's episode features music by Emily Smith. Laura Sparrow/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: A Celtic Holiday Tradition

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Gifts

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Fall Compilation

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Award-winning author Alexander McCall Smith penned the lyrics to These Are The Hands. Chris Watt/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: 'These Are The Hands'

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The title track of Irish singer-songwriter Gerry O'Beirne's latest album, Swimming The Horses, is featured on this week's episode. Nadia Sablin/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: New Releases And Debuts

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Myth And Legend

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