Listener Supported Public Media from Fordham University

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Celtic Shows

Reaching the Irish community in New York and worldwide: Ceol na nGael, A Thousand Welcomes, Mile Failte, and Thistle and Shamrock - every weekend on WFUV.

Ceol na nGael

Sunday Noon-4pm
The 'Music of the Irish' hosted by Fordham students

Tune in for community information and news from Dublin with Declan O'Byrne and sports from Ireland with Brendan Tier, immediately after the 2pm Irish newscast. Find out what's going on in the New York area with Ceol na nGael's Community Bulletin Board, Sundays at 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30pm. Hear reports on Irish life, politics, and culture from Carolyn Farrar, our correspondent in County Donegal. Listen to past shows in The WFUV Archives.

More about: Ceol na nGael

A Thousand Welcomes

Saturday 9am-Noon
Celtic traditional music with Kathleen Biggins [bio].

Kathleen has continuously hosted 'A Thousand Welcomes' since 1986. Her tenure speaks not only to her vast knowledge of the music she plays, but also to her ability to unite a disparate audience, just as Celtic music unites the disparate cultures who make it. Listen to past shows in The WFUV Archives.

More about: A Thousand Welcomes

Mile Failte

Saturday 8-9am
Irish Gaelic language and culture with Dr. Seamus Blake [bio].

Seamus Blake sees a direct link between the efforts of the local Irish community and the fate of the language in Ireland. How's your Irish Gaelic? Listen to past shows in The WFUV Archives.

More about: Mile Failte, including a list of online Gaelic resources

Thistle & Shamrock

Saturday Noon-1pm
Celtic soundscapes with Fiona Ritchie.

From Ireland to Wales, Brittany to Galicia - music of the old world and the new, and conversation with the most respected artists in the field.

More about: Thistle & Shamrock