Show 299 – Solstice Holidays

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The Winter Solstice is a time when many faiths across the world celebrate the concept of rebirth and renewal. Katie Marie and Joe put together an hour of wintry and holiday-themed Celtic music to celebrate the days getting longer and the eventual coming of Spring.

The artists this week: Ciarán Cooney, Fàrsan, Pat Fleming, Seán Gavin, Liz Carroll, Joe Heaney, Altan, Mick Moloney & Athena Tergis, The Bethlehem Village Band, Tim Edey, John Doyle & Mick McAuley, Fiddlers2, Lisa Ekstrom, and The Fire.

Our FairPlé score this week: 50


# Track Artist Release
1 Glen Where The Deer Is-The Ivy Leaf-The Dublin Lasses Nuala Kennedy Behave the Bravest
2 First Fall Of Winter-The Kirky Dancer Ciarán Cooney RED
3 A’ Mhisg a Chuir an Nollaig Oirnn (Drunk at Christmas) Fàrsan Fàrsan
4 As I Went Out Upon the Ice-Toor Mor Polkas 1 & 2 Pat Fleming Live Music from Sliabh Luachra
5 Snow on the Hills-The Lively Wagtail-Martin Wynne’s Seán Gavin The Fisherman’s Island
6 The Jump Ball-Whipple Hill-How We Spent The Christmas Liz Carroll Lake Effect
7 Oíche Nollag Joe Heaney Say A Song
8 Soillse Na Nollag Altan Celtic Christmas, Vol 1
9 The Holly and the Ivy (Live) Mick Moloney & Athena Tergis An Irish Christmas (Live from Irish Arts Center)
10 Glen Where The Deer Is-The Ivy Leaf-The Dublin Lasses Nuala Kennedy Behave the Bravest
11 Y Fari Lwyd The Bethlehem Village Band Bethlehem Christmas
12 Fairy Tale of New York Tim Edey A Celtic Christmas
13 Merry Christmas To All And Goodnight John Doyle & Mick McAuley (single)
14 Winter Garden-King’s Fancy-Intrigue Fiddlers2 Mirrors of Elsewhere-Ireland
15 TourneTourne Lisa Ekstrom Beautiful Darkness, Celebrating the Winter Solstice
16 Noel Emmanuel The Fire The Fire’s Very Scottish Christmas