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ThistleRadio channel on SomaFM ~ exploring music from Celtic roots and branches

Welcome to the official online home for:

Fiona Ritchie and The Thistle & Shamrock

You've arrived at thistleradio.com, the place for everything you want to know about Fiona Ritchie's NPR radio shows and online content. On radio and online, we have an endless supply of great music for you to explore. Miss something on the radio? LISTEN AGAIN to the most recent episodes of The Thistle & Shamrock® via NPR Music, and view the show's latest radio playlists. Browse upcoming program descriptions and archived interviews and articles. Off the radio airwaves, you can tune into our award-winning ThistleRadio music channel - 1,000 great tracks streaming round-the-clock and available only via our partners: listener-supported, commercial-free SomaFM. Listen Now via the widget on this page.

Fiona is in the 2018 FOLK ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL FOLK DJ HALL OF FAME!

ON YOUR RADIO THIS WEEK: FIONA'S FINDINGS

RECENT RADIO SHOWS NOW STREAMING: LIVE FROM IRELAND, CATHY JORDAN, FROM THE ARCHIVES - 2, FROM THE ARCHIVES-1, THE LONG VIEW, LATE SUMMER SOUNDS, THISTLERADIO NEW, DOUGIE MACLEAN: NEW TOMORROW, BALLADS OF THE BORDER, LEN GRAHAM

2017 ONLINE RADIO AWARDS: 'BEST MUSIC SHOW COUNTRY FOLK BLUES' ~ THISTLERADIO

THE STORY BEHIND "WAYFARING STRANGERS" ~ Q&A ON FIONA'S BOOK

Fiona in her studio

Fiona Ritchie MBE ~ radio host/music producer (photo: ©Roy Summers/Scottish Field)

The New York Times called Best Seller Wayfaring Strangers "A gorgeous gift book, including a CD of various artists' renditions of the songs whose origins the authors so beautifully recount." Wayfaring Strangers won the 2015 Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award.

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