Wed May 4, 2011
The Thistle and Shamrock

The Thistle And Shamrock: Hands On

Old songs provide a lens through which we can view lifestyles and work-ways, now passed into history, when manual labors filled the day. Hear of horse drawn ploughs, handloom weavers, coalface workers and fishing under sail with Davy Steele, Dick Gaughan, Christine Kydd and many more.

This episode originally aired the week of April 21.

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