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: Sea Sound

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Hear new music from Socks In The Frying Pan in this week's show. Kevin Murphy/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: More New Sounds

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This week's show includes songs from Celtic Fiddle Festival's latest album, Storm In A Teapot. Ben Costello/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: New Sounds

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Islanders

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Brittany

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Pierre Bensusan's song "Water Music" is featured on this week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Hot Picks

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Ross Ainslie's "Wedding Waltzes" is featured on this week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Clear Sounds

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Karen Matheson's song "Puirt a beul" is featured on this week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Essential Celtic

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Baka Beyond's song "Braighe Locheil" is featured on this week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: World Beat

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The Thistle & Shamrock: More New Summer Sounds

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In this episode of The Thistle & Shamrock, hear music from Yo-Yo Ma's new album with The Silk Road Ensemble, Sing Me Home. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: New Summer Sounds

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