The Ronan Boys reel

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: The Ronan Boys
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|: D2(3FED FAAF | E2DE FAAB | ABde faaf | edBA FEE2 |
D2(3FED FAAF | GFED FAdf | gfed B2dB | AFEF EDD2 :|
|: a2ag fgag | addc defg | a2ag fgad | bdad g2fg |
a2ag fgaf | g2ed (3Bcd ef | gfed B2dB | AFEF EDD2 :|
# Added by keeva .
2
X: 2
T: The Ronan Boys
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|: D2(3FED FAAF | E2DE FAAB | ABde faaf | edBA FEE2 |
D2(3FED FAAF | GFED FAdf | gfed B2dB | AFEF EDD2 :|
|: a2ag fgag | addc defg | aAgA f2(3fga | bdad g2fg |
a2ag fgaf | g2ed (3Bcd ef | gfed B2dB | AFEF EDD2 :|
# Added by keeva .

Two comments

The Ronan Boys

Liz Carroll wrote this tune in honour of her friends’ triplet boys, the Ronans. It is the first tune on her In Play album with John Doyle. One of my favourite reels to play. A nice variation (stolen from Liz!) for the B part is:

X: 1
T: The Ronan Boys
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: D
|: D2(3FED FAAF | E2DE FAAB | ABde faaf | edBA FEE2 |
D2(3FED FAAF | GFED FAdf | gfed B2dB | AFEF EDD2 :|
|: a2ag fgag | addc defg | aAgA f2(3fga | bdad g2fg |
a2ag fgaf | g2ed (3Bcd ef | gfed B2dB | AFEF EDD2 :|

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The Ronan Boys

That is, their surname was Ronan… they weren’t all called Ronan!

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