The Road To Coolea jig

There is 1 recording of a tune by this name.

The Road To Coolea has been added to 8 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Road To Coolea
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Edor
~E3 GAB| ~E3 AFD |~E3 GBd|AFD EGF :|
~G3 BAB |~G3 FED | ~G3 BAB |~F3 AFD :|

Four comments

This is what can be heard played by Tony McCarthy on "A time of change" album. Is this a composition ?
This quite simple tune fits particularly well for dancing a "cercle circassien", as you can dance it during a Fest-Noz, in Brittany or elsewhere.
It can be played with a lot of variations, for example in an alternate last 2 bars’ 2nd time ending :
~G3 BAB | dAF DEF |

Not sure that I’ve seen a jig with 4 measures to each part; are you sure that’s the whole of it?

Also, it feels like there is a key change in the second part to G, which doesn’t matter much for the tune, but would for the accompaniment.

"Not sure that I’ve seen a jig with 4 measures to each part; are you sure that’s the whole of it?"

It’s rare, but there are a few out there - this one sounds complete as it is.

Here’s another example: https://thesession.org/tunes/3257