Frank Quick’s three comments

  • Re: Molly St George

    This past Saturday we took the tour of Malahide Castle and found this tune on the wall in one of the rooms. We took a picture. Knew we'd heard it somewhere, and sure enough, it's in the first Bunting collection as Molly St. George. However, it is also in ... more…

  • Dubuque

    Not sure where the idea came from that this is a traditional Irish barn dance. It's an American Old Time tune, probably named after the town of Dubuque, Iowa. more…

  • Notes from Keadue 2011

    I had this tune from Padraig Sweeney three years ago at the O'Carolan summer school in Keadue, Roscommon. This year I got the tune again from Michael McNamara, who learned it from John Blessing himself in their home village of Carrickavoher, Aghavas, Leit... more…