Source: Na Connery’s : "Part II - Fire in Our Hearts"
1st and 5th bars are interchangeable , also 3rd and 7th.
"Mrs. Halpin’s Favourite Reel" ~ in case "POOF!" is eminent ~
Submitted on July 8th 2006 by tmcelrea.
K: G Major
BGAG EGDG | EAAG (3ABA GA | BGAG EGDG |1 EG (3GGG EGGA :|
2 EG (3GGG EGGF ||
G2 (3Bcd eddg | edBG AGEF | G2 Bd eddg | edBG (3ABA GE |
G2 (3Bcd eddg | edBG AGEG | Bd ~d2 eg ~g2 | agbg aged ||
According to the liner notes from Kevin and Sean Moloney’s album ‘Briging the Gap,’ Sean heard this tune being lilted by a Miss Halpin of Kilmihil, County Clare on an episode of Ciaran Mc Mathuna’s radio programmes.
This particular setting was learned from Patrick Ourceau a few years back.
# Posted on July 8th 2006 by tmcelrea
A nice version it would be a shame to lose in the digital void…
This is on Musical Memories…
Tom Dunne is joined by Joanie Madden and others on this set…Banks of the Ilen, Tailor’s Thimble, and then this tune…but it is not cross-referenced.
Who was mr. o’dea anyway?
Mick Mulcahy agus Cairde
Mick Mulcahy plays this on his "And Friends" album, great tune
is as played by Dervish on "At The End Of The Day"
Teomin O Dhea
According to Jackie Daly, Teomin O Dhea was a dancemaster in Kerry - in the old days when dancemasters carried a pocket fiddle.
I think these can be merged…
Re: Tomeen O’Dea’s
On Marcas O’Murchu’s album "Turas Ceoil", this tune is named Colin Boyd’s Favourite.