McDonagh’s polka

Also known as Ballinafad.

There are 2 recordings of a tune by this name.

McDonagh's has been added to 12 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: McDonagh's
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
B2 B/A/B/c/ | BG G>B | AG FG | AB cA |
B2 B/A/B/c/ | BG G>B | AG FE | D2 DB/c/ ||
dg dB | cA Ad/c/ | BG EF | GF ED |
B2 B/A/B/c/ | BG G>e | dg f/g/a/f/ | g2 ga ||
b2 b/a/g/f/ | g2 gd | f2 f/e/d/B/ | c2 cd/c/ |
Bd gd | cA B/c/d | e2 f2 | g2 ga ||
b2 b/a/g/f/ | g2 gd | f2 f/e/d/B/ | c2 cd/c/ |
Bd gd | cA B/c/d | e2 f2 | g>a gd ||
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One comment

Tune already posted

This was already posted under the title of Ballinafad Polka

https://thesession.org/tunes/8367

That version is closer to how I play it from listening to versions played by Matt Molloy on Pathway to the Well, the McDonagh brothers on their eponymous album, and Catherine mcEvoy, Caomhin O Raghallaigh and Micheal O Raghallaigh on their concert tour a few years ago.