Help with tune name (hornpipe)

Help with tune name (hornpipe)

Can anyone help with the name of this tune? I learned it from a performance ‘trailer’ by The Listeners (Emer Mayock, Steve Larkin, Donal Siggins) about 2011, but can’t find it on youtube and maybe saw it somewhere else. Here it is in abc-notation. It’s a lovely tune:
X:1
T:First of May?, The
S: The Listeners (Emer Mayock, Steve Larkin, Donal Siggins)
R:hornpipe
Z:cac
M:4/4
K:Ador
|:AG | E<AAB cBcA | “c”d^cde g2 (3efg | ab“c”ag edcB | AGEF G2AG |
E<AAB cBcA | “c”d^cde g2 (3efg | ab“c”ge dged | “c”c2 A2 “c”A2 :|
|: “sl”g4“c”ge d2 | “t”g2“c”ge d2 cd|edega4 | ab“c”age2e2 |
-eged c2 AB|cedc BdcB |ABcA dcBc | AGEF G2“c”AG |
E<AAB cBcA | “c”d^cde g2 (3efg | ab“c”ge dged | c2 “c”A2 A2 :|

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Re: Help with tune name (hornpipe)

Sounds reminiscent of the old song “Colcannon”, about a potato dish, at least in the initial figure.

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Re: Help with tune name (hornpipe)

Thanks for your judgements. As indicated in the abc-score for my transcription I had wondered if the tune was The First of May (aka Colcannon), but the Listener’s version seemed different enough from the versions here on thesession for me to wonder if it was a different tune. I asked Emer Mayock about the tune a few years ago but she didn’t remember its name.

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