Safe Travels Home with Irish Celtic Music


Greetings my friends

It's time for Thanksgiving. So I want to take a moment to thank you for listening to the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast. This show would be nothing without all of the wonderful listeners like yourself. You inspire me each and every week with your comments, pictures and suggestions. So please keep sharing them.

I wish you a wonderful holiday. Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Marc Gunn, The Celtfather

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1. Thanksgiving is this week in the U.S.. A lot of folks will be traveling. This show is dedicated to the Celtic travelers around the world with Irish Celtic music from Athas, Aisling, Anois, Samantha Gillogly/Tim Maurice, Vintage Wildflowers, Tortoise and Hair, Seasons, Don Gabbert, Aul’ Grey Whistle, Ashley Davis, Redhill Rats, Out of Alba, The Wildcelts, Gaelic Storm, Allison Barber.

2. Do you want one of the 2015 Irish & Celtic Music Podcast t-shirts? You can save 40% off the shirt price from now until the end of November 2015 when that design will be discontinued. Go to to the Celtic T-Shirts link or follow the link in the shownotes. Use coupon code: PODCASTFAN and you’ll save 40% on that shirt. After this month, James McDaniel will design the 2016 shirt. So get yours now!

3. Get Your Irish Christmas Cards from the podcast. Order before December 1st to get them in time for Christmas.

4.  I have a new Celtic Christmas single I recorded with Rudiger Reinhardt of An Taisdeal. It's called "Nollaig Shona Daoibh" and is a Gaelic version of "Feliz Navidad".

5. Celtic Music Spotlight on Black Market Haggis, Eddie Biggins, and The Brayzen Heads.

6. Want a free copy of my album Celtic Christmas Greetings? Check out this post on Facebook.

7. I confess that this video makes me wish I had actually gone up and saw Blarney Castle. Mind you, I'll still pass on kissing the Blarney Stone though.

8. Guiness Ice Cream Float? Yes, please! Has anyone tried this? I want to.

9. Are you trying to find the perfect gift for the Celtic music-lover in your life? CD Baby is charging only 1¢ for shipping when you purchase from them between 30th November and 4th December 2015. Buy Celtic music from your favorite indie Celtic band now.

10. Do you have a Celtic band with music? Want to be featured on the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast. Just complete the form at Oh! And if you have any Christmas music, I'm starting to plan my Celtic Christmas Podcast episodes.


This Week’s Show is brought to you by

Are you looking for some Celtic Christmas music this holiday season? highlights all things Celtic Christmas for the holidays with articles, blogs, podcasts, and of course two Celtic Christmas albums. Marc Gunn’s 2014 album Celtic Christmas Greetings and A Celtic Christmas. That’s the compilation put out by the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast featuring some of our Celtic musicians take on both traditional and original Christmas songs and tunes. Find out more





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Every week, I release my full list of New Celtic CDs that are out this week. You can find the complete list on our website at Take a moment and listen to my Top 4 Picks.

Burning Bridget Cleary - These Are the Days

These Are the Days
by Burning Bridget Cleary
Eclectic and fresh, old-school Celtic and contemporary folk tunes. Spiced with twin fiddles, sweetened with a mélange of vocal harmonies, garnished with stylish guitar and finished with world-class guest artists.
Genre: Folk: Celtic Folk
Release Date: 2015

Harp & Holly
by Harp & Holly
An enchanted world of Christmas reverie with stirring arrangements of ancient carols and jubilant seasonal favorites. A poetic blending of Celtic harp, acoustic guitar, violin, and voices creating a tapestry of yuletide magic.
Genre: World: Celtic
Release Date: 2015

Every Wednesday Night
by Indianapolis Ceili Band
Traditional Irish Dance music by the award winning band, The Indianapolis Ceili Band!
Genre: Folk: Irish Traditional
Release Date: 2015

Step Into the Beat: The Complete Collection
by Ellery Klein & Ryan Lacey
Modern Music for Competitive Irish Dance
Genre: World: Celtic
Release Date: 2015


November 27, 2015


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