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

The Tannahill Weavers, who are named in tribute to poet Robert Tannahill, are featured in this week's show. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: The Songs of Robert Tannahill

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This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock includes music from Salsa Celtica. Salsa Celtica hide caption

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Salsa Celtica

The Thistle & Shamrock: Combos

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The Thistle & Shamrock: The Strange Undoing Of Prudencia Hart

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Noel Duggan, Ciaran Brennan, Moya Brennan, Padraig Duggan and Paul Brennan of Clannad on November 24, 1982. H. McCarthy/Getty Images hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Kickstarters

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Musicians Nicolas Quemener, Kevin Burke, Christian LemaƮtre and Charlie McKerron at The Celtic Fiddle Festival. Ben Costello/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Brittany

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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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The Thistle & Shamrock: The Road Of Tears

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The Thistle & Shamrock: New Writing

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This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock features music by Liz Carroll. Marianne Mangan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Spring Is In The Airs

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Harlaw

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This week's episode features music by Karine Polwart. Sandy Butler/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Singing The Land

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