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: Chansons

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Listen Now

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Real Hallowe'en

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Live From Ireland

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The Thistle And Shamrock: New Fall Sounds

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The Thistle And Shamrock: The Atlantic Bridge

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The Thistle & Shamrock: The American Folklife Center At 40, Part 2

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The Thistle & Shamrock: The American Folklife Center At 40, Part 1

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Mícheál Ó Domhnaill

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The Thistle & Shamrock: More New Sounds For Summer

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Celtic Guitar

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The Thistle & Shamrock: ThistleRadio

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Kathryn Tickell, accomplished player of the Northumbrian pipes, is featured in this week's show. Tony McAnaney/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Ballads Of The Border

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Thistle & Shamrock

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Jazz

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Mike Katz and Alasdair White of Battlefield Band, whose music is included in this week's show. John Slavin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Best Of The Best

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American fiddler Liz Carroll is part of the U.S.'s evolving Irish traditional music scene. Suzanne Plunkett/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Made In America

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Dream Time

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Archie Fisher

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The critically acclaimed Irish group Beoga (which means "lively" in Gaelic) is featured in this week's show. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Thistle & Shamrock

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

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Thistle - Robert Tannahill

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