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: Hometown Song

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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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