I learn’t this tune off a cd called "pick it up" By Enda Scahill.
Okay, come clean, Banjomad. Who are you? Are you someone I know under another name? I feel sure I recognise you…
I,m used to be Paul-kin but I lost my password. I’m sure you still don’t know me anyway.
Christy Dunne calls this tune James Morrisons on his "Pluckin’ Good" album.
An Trí is a Rian
"The Sands" on Billy and Julia Clifford’s Ceol As Sliabh Luachra. #217 in CRE V, from Denis Murphy.
Bill Black retitled this "Theresa Ryan’s" in his online version of CRE V: "N:Even Paul de Grae doesn’t know what the Gaelic title means, so I made up a musician (a flute player, no less) to cover it! (If there’s a real Theresa Ryan out there playing trad music, this tune is dedicated to her.)"
An online discussion of the title: http://www.irishgaelictranslator.com/translation/topic66111.html
"i think myself it comes from the card game twenty five.
an trí is a rian would be
the tray and his jink
a jink is when you win all the five tricks after each other
a tray is a three of …"