Port Muiris Ó Dálaigh polka

Also known as Dálaigh’s, Dálaigh’s Jig, Daley’s, Maurice Daley’s.

Port Muiris Ó Dálaigh has been added to 13 tunebooks.

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One setting

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X: 1
T: Port Muiris Ó Dálaigh
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:B/c/|de/d/ cA|GB BA/G/|FA AF|GA Bc|
de/d/ c/B/A|GB BA/G/|FA cA|G2 G:|
|:A/G/|FG AB|cd/c/ BA|Bc/B/ Bc/B/|AG c/B/A/G/|
F>G AB|cd/c/ BA|Bd cA|G2 G:|

Two comments

This is a lovely little polka from the Blasket Islands. I quite like the ‘joke’ of mistranslation that makes it as ‘Dálaigh’s Jig’, humour I’m sure he’d have appreciated.

Re: Port Muiris Ó Dálaigh

Not a joke at all, I think, but an actual mistranslation - ‘port’ is also used, particularly in Kerry, to mean ‘tune’.