The Turoe Stone jig

There are 2 recordings of a tune by this name.

The Turoe Stone has been added to 6 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Turoe Stone
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmix
|:DFG AFD|GGG ABc|dze ded|dBG AFD|
DFG AFD|GGG ABc|dge dBG|EFG A-A-A:|
|:B-BA Bcd|egg afd|efg dBG|dBG AGE|
B-BA Bcd|efg azf|efg dBG|EFG A-A-A:|
# Added by BradB .

Three comments

My transcription is from Brian Holleran and Brian Bigley’s Traditional Irish Music on Flute + Pipes

I believe it may be a Vincent Broderick composition.

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“The Turoe Stone” ~ C: Vincent Broderick

"Traditional Irish Flute Solos: The Turoe Stone Collection"
by Vincent Broderick
Walton’s, Dublin, 1990
ISBN: 1-85720-061-6
Page 25: "The Turoe Stone" - jig

"The Turoe Stone is a well known landmark situated in Turoe, a couple of miles from Loughrea in Galway (home of the Brodericks). A huge stone dating to the first century, a cast of which can be seen in the National Museum." ;-)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turoe_stone

http://www.mythicalireland.com/ancientsites/turoe/index.html

http://www.irishmegaliths.org.uk/zTuroe.htm

This surprised me as I thought it was already on site…