Malin Head reel

There are 3 recordings of this tune.

Malin Head has been added to 7 tunebooks.

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One setting

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X: 1
T: Malin Head
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
DG (3GGG FGAB|cded cBAF|DF (3FFF DFAB|(3cBA AG GFFE|
DG (3GGG FGAB|cded cBAF|DF (3FFF DFAc|1 BcAF G2 GF:|2 BcAF G4||
dggf g2 fg|aA (3AAA ABcA|ABcg f2 ef|eddc cBBA|
dggf g2 fg|aA (3AAA ABcA|aAAg AAfA|eddc cBBA:|
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Two comments

Malin Head

This is a slowish reel which I’ve named after the Scottish-Irish band who I heard playing it. It’s most likely a composition of one of the Hyde brothers from Edinburgh, - either flute-player Brendan or fiddler Kevin - who were the mainstay of "Malin Head" throughout the 1980s. I have a recording of the band playing this at the Islay Celtic Music Festival in 1989. I’ve finally got round to learning it, and thought I would share it at Christmas. A fine tune for flutes and whistles.
PS - they did record at least 1 cassette tape, but I don’t think this was on it - if anyone has the composer’s name for the tune, I’d be grateful.

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"Around Malin Head" reel

Hello !
I’m looking for the sheet music of this tune played by Zoé Conway after Desert Storm ! Just Magic !!!
Would you know where I could find it ???? Thank you !