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Dec 24, 2015

Nollaig Shona Daoibh! That's Merry Christmas for those who don't speak Gaelic, like myself. It may be Christmas, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy some splendid Celtic music for the holidays from these great Celtic musicians: Mithril Duo, Battlefield Band with Leo McCann, Poor Clares, Musical Blades, Ceol Gan Achar, Marc Gunn & Jamie Haeuser, Bow Triplets, Poitin, Fionnuala Sherry, Good Foot, Jacie McConnell, The Led Farmers, Sylvia Platypus, Black 47, Beyond the Pale.

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This Week in Celtic Music

"O'Carolan's Favorite Jig" by Mithril Duo from Bottom of the Punch Bowl

"Reels: The Five Mile Chase / The Black Haired Lass / Miss Girdle" by Battlefield Band with Leo McCann from Beg & Borrow

"Stone Whispers" by Poor Clares from Change of Habbit

"Foggy Dew" by Musical Blades from Treasures of Old

"Hedigans Fancy Hawson" by Ceol Gan Achar from Ceol Gan Achar

"Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ye" by Marc Gunn & Jamie Haeuser from How America Saved Irish Music

"Here's a Great Night" by Bow Triplets from Never Too Early

"Honeycake" by Poitin from Bofiguifluki

"The Last Rose" by Fionnuala Sherry from Songs From Before

"Mountain Road/Hunter's Purse" by Good Foot from Good Foot

"Cuan Sianail (Storm on the Ocean)" by Jacie McConnell from Mystical Moments A Sign Of Things To Come

"Drinking with the Lads" by The Led Farmers from Lucy

"Raggle Taggle Gypsy" by Sylvia Platypus from Sylvia Platypus

"Ballad of Brendan Behan" by Black 47 from Last Call

"Farrel O'Gara's/Bellharbor/Siobhan O'Donnell's" by Beyond the Pale from Queen of Skye

The Irish & Celtic Music Podcast was produced by Marc Gunn, The Celtfather. To subscribe, go to iTunes or to our website where you can become a Patron of the Podcast for as little as $1 per episode. You can post feedback in the shownotes or email me