The Thatcher’s Mallet reel

There is 1 recording of this tune.

The Thatcher’s Mallet appears in 1 other tune collection.

The Thatcher's Mallet has been added to 3 tunebooks.

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Two settings

X: 1
T: The Thatcher's Mallet
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
dc |: BG ~G2 ABcA | d^cde fdA=c | BG ~G2 ABcA | GGAG FDDA |
BG ~G2 ABcA |d^cde fdA=c | BG ~G2 ABcA |1 dcAF G2 GA :|2 dcAF G2 ze ||
|: f2 de fgaf | gfga bgeg |f2 de fgag | bgef gdga |
bgdg afde | fgaf gfdc | BG ~G2 ABcA |1 dcAF G2 z e :|2 dcAF G2 z2 |]
X: 2
T: The Thatcher's Mallet
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
A|BAGB ABcA|d^cde fdA=c|BG~G2 ABcA|G2AG FDD2|
B2Gc ABcA|d3e fdAc|B2Gc ABcA|dcAF G3||
g|f2de fgaf|g2bg afd2|f2de fgaf|bgef gfga|
bg~g2 afde|fgaf gfdc|B3G ABcA|dcAF G3|]

Two comments

The Thatcher’s Mallet

This is listed as Paddy Fahey’s on Claire Keville’s album, "The Daisy Field" but I also found it in Breathnach CRE5.155:
155. Máilléad an Tuíodóra: The Thatcher’s Mallet. This was composed by Peadar Broderick, a musician on
flute and uilleann pipes from Loughrea in County Galway. Paddy Fahey, fiddler and tune composer, played it
for Breathnach: see numbers 7 and 112-114 for Fahey tunes. I’ll add the Breathnach transcription as well.

I looked for this tune on thesession and could not find it here. It seems important enough considering it’s history.