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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast

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Mar 14, 2019

St Patrick's Day is days away. You can listen to this show. Then download all of the MP3s from the episode that you love best.

Dylan Foley, The Here & Now, The Gothard Sisters, Jiggy, Spirited Lads, The Elders, Gone Molly, Cara Wildman, Roads to Home, Purcell's Polyphonic Party, The Jackdaws, Forkroot, Jimi McRae, Heavy Blarney, Na Rosai, Madman's Window, Na Skylark

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The Irish & Celtic Music Podcast is dedicated to growing our community and helping the incredible artists who so generously share their music. If you find music you love, buy their albums, shirts, and songbooks, follow them on Spotify, see their shows, and drop them an email to let them know you heard them on the Irish and Celtic Music Podcast.

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With the new year comes a new votes in the Celtic Top 20. This is our way of finding the best songs and artists each year. Just list the show number, and the name of as many bands in the episode as you like. Your vote helps me create next year's Best Celtic music of 2019 episode.


0:05 "Glass of Beer / Bag of Spuds / Lady Anne Montgomery" by Dylan Foley from Deliriously Happy

4:20 "The Winding Rambling Pumpkin" by The Here & Now from The Winding Stair

9:24 "Rose, Marie and Heather" by The Gothard Sisters from Midnight Sun

12:47 "Silent Place" by Jiggy from Translate

15:20 "Culchi Lad" by Spirited Lads from Tall Tales and Fond Farewells

18:37 "Hot & Bothered/Dublin Hallway" by The Elders from TRUE


23:17 "The Miners Way" by Gone Molly from Gone Molly

26:00 "O'Carolan's Welcome/Ms. Cara Wildman of Dorchester/Spootiskerry" by Cara Wildman from Cara Wildman

29:41 "Darkness Darkness" by Roads to Home from Dark of the Moon

33:37 "Dick's Maggot" by Purcell's Polyphonic Party from An Invitation to Dance

37:37 "You'll Never Leave London Alive" by The Jackdaws from On the Lash

40:22 "Whidbey Island/Barry's Window Machine/Gunna" by Forkroot from Water & Shade


46:22 "Ar Lan Y Mor" by Jimi McRae from Monster Mix

51:07 "Sinister Path" by Heavy Blarney from From Bog to Swamp

55:01 "Five Miles From Town/Pratt School Parking Lot" by Na Rosai from First Rain

58:57 "Blarney Roses" by Madman's Window from Avast!

1:02:33 "The Irish Marche" by Na Skylark from Old Ceol

The Irish & Celtic Music Podcast was produced by Marc Gunn, The Celtfather. To subscribe, go to Apple Podcasts or to our website where you can become a Patron of the Podcast for as little as $1 per episode. Promote Celtic culture through music at



* Helping you celebrate Celtic culture through music. My name is Marc Gunn. I am a Celtic musician and podcaster. This show is dedicated to the indie Celtic musicians. I want to ask you to support these artists. Share the show with your friends. And find more episodes at You can also support this podcast on Patreon.

Subscribe to my Pub Songs Podcast. I'm sharing 11 St Patrick's Day facts in a couple weeks. But you can listen right now and hear some great Celtic Heroes & Musical Legends from the past show.

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Every year, I take a small group of Celtic music fans on the relaxing adventure of a lifetime. We don't see everything. Instead, we stay in one area. We get to know the region through it's culture, history, and legends. You can join us with an auditory and visual adventure through podcasts and videos.

2019 is the Celtic Invasion of Dingle. 2020 is the Origins of Celtic Invasions. You can find out more about these two exciting trips. Join the invasion at


Big corporations want to force feed you Music.  Even though Celtic music is a niche market, There are big labels who want to tell you what music is good. With this podcast, you decide. Not a corporation. Not a billionaire. You!

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I want to thank generous Patrons of the Podcast: Patricia, Ross, Austin, Murphy, Leo, Taylor, Paul, Snowfellsoftly, William, Daniel, Samuel, Allison, Mary, Pamela

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