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The Best of 2014: Fiona Ritchie Talks Irish, Scottish Connection to Appalachian Music

West Virginia Morning

We’re featuring our favorite stories of 2014 this week on West Virginia Morning. 

Monday starts the week with an interview with Fiona Ritchie, host of NPR’s “The Thistle and Shamrock.” Ritchie, along with noted musician David Orr, published a book in the fall which details the history and connection between Irish and Scottish heritage and Appalachian music and culture.