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On The Thistle & Shamrock, award-winning radio host Fiona Ritchie Fiona Ritchieexplores evolving musicfrom Celtic roots in Europe and North America. You'll hear well-established and newly emerging recording artists along with in-studio guests, all surveying familiar territory and leading you to more distant landscapes and genres.

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Recent editions of The Thistle and Shamrock
Aug 21, 2014 — Follow the Celtic music trail to Cornwall, the Isle of Man, Galicia, Asturias, Wales and Brittany.
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Aug 14, 2014 — Host Fiona Ritchie handpicks more new sounds of the summer, featuring The Yanks, Clannad, Stockton's Wing and more.
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Aug 6, 2014 — Host Fiona Ritchie handpicks new sounds of the summer, combining artist debuts with the latest from musicians whose work has helped shape the sound of the program.
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Jul 30, 2014 — Explore myth, legend and mystery this week, in ballads and tunes of Celtic origin and inspiration. This episode features Nuala Kennedy, Sinead O'Connor, June Tabor and more.
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Jul 23, 2014 — Learn how to inject a Celtic core into your music library that reflects past and present, honors tradition and celebrates the spirit of innovation.
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Jul 16, 2014 — Circumnavigate the world of Celtic music with an Afro-Balkan-Latin-Urban-Country-Celtic fusion hour.
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Jul 9, 2014 — Mary Ann Kennedy joins Fiona Ritchie to discuss her family's album and book project, titled Fonn.
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Jul 2, 2014 — This week, host Fiona Ritchie takes on big sounds created by unusual combinations of instruments. Hear music by Skolvan, Coolfin and others.
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