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

Nightnoise's song "The March Air" helps welcome spring on this week's episode. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Scent Of Spring

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This week's episode features new music from Cassie and Maggie MacDonald. Haley Anne MacPhee/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: New Releases And Debuts

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Nuala Kennedy And A.J. Roach

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The Thistle & Shamrock: New Year Sounds

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Nollaig

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Alan Reid

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Dance Time

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The Thistle & Shamrock: New Fall Sounds 1

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Lowlands

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Canada

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