cytgerdd’s sixteen comments

  • Luke Dillon

    "Luke Dillon was probably of Clonbrook near Mount Bellew, County Galway..." (http://www.irishpage.com/songs/carolan/lukenote.htm) more…

  • Counsellor Dillon

    Have not found much info on this Dillon on the net so far. more…

  • Gerald Dillon

    Another Carolan tune. Captain Gerald Dillon of Mannin, near Ballyhaunis, County Mayo is Fanny Dillon (tune I posted yesterday: https://thesession.org/tunes/12540#setting21066) 's father. Both reunited in theSession. ;) more…

  • "This tune is also called Planxty Dillon. Captain Gerald Dillon of Mannin, near Ballyhaunis, County Mayo was the father of Fanny Dillon who was the subject of another of Carolan's tune. They are apparently not related to the Lord and Lady Dillon for whom ... more…

  • Fanny Dillon

    This is a Carolan tune. When I saw that Lord *and* Lady Dillon are already up here, I thought I could submit some more members of the Dillon family. I'm wondering if Fanny is the daughter? more…

  • In case MacPherson offered his fiddle to the spectators and no one accepted it, he must have smashed (it over his knee?). Ungluing on the road - while everyone is waiting for him to be hanged - sounds unlikely. more…

  • A Carolan tune. more…

  • This is a Carolan tune,notated in 2/2 which I could not find in the options... more…

  • The version in "The Complete Works of O'Carolan" by Ossian Publishing differs slightly. It's in Dmaj. more…

  • The tune is notated alla breve in the collection of poems by Robert Burns I own ("Liebe und Freiheit, Lieder und Gedichte, zweisprachig", Heidelberg 1988). more…