Lough Gill jig

Also known as Carty’s Favourite, The Lough Gill, The Mill Pond, Millpond, The Millpond.

There are 18 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with The Castlebar Races (a few times), The High Part Of The Road (a few times) and The Piper’s Chair (a few times).

Lough Gill has been added to 3 tune sets.

Lough Gill has been added to 111 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: Lough Gill
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|B |:DGG BGG | dGG BGG | DFA DFA | DFA cBA |
DGG BGG | dGG BGG | DFA cBA | BGF G3 :|
|: dgg bgg | aff gee | Ace a3 | gag fed |
Bdg bgg | aff gee | ABc dcA | AGF G3 :|
X: 2
T: Lough Gill
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:DGG BGG|dGG BGG|DFA DFA|DFA cBA|
DGG BGG|dGG BGG|AAA dcA|1AGF G2E:|2AGF G2B||
|:dgg bgb|afa gee|A^ce a2g|fag fef|
dgg bgb|afa gee|ABc dcA|1AGF G2B:|2AGF G3||
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X: 3
T: Lough Gill
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
DGG BGG|dGG BGG|DFA DFA|DFA cBA|
DGG BGG|dGG BGG|DFA cBA|AGFG3:|
Bdg bgg|aff gee|A^ce~a3|gag fed|
Bdg bgg|aff gee|ABc dcA|AGFG3:|

Eight comments

Lough Gill, X:2

This is the version the late and great Dympna O’Sullivan played it on her album "Bean Chairdín". It’s track 6; jig set "The Meelick Team Jig/The Millpond Jig/ Courtown Harbour

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Re: Lough Gill

Is this the same jig used in the movie soundtrack of "The Boys & Girl from County Clare" in a set before "Gillian’s Apples"? I’ve got it notated slightly differently but think it’s that same jig.

Re: Lough Gill

In the 3rd measure of the B part, my ear wants to make the C a C#. Is there an accidental there, or is it really a C natural?

Lough Gill, X:3

The setting as played by James Keane from his album Toss The Feathers.