The Drogheda reel

By Vincent McGrath

There are 2 recordings of this tune.

The Drogheda appears in 1 other tune collection.

The Drogheda has been added to 15 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Drogheda
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:G2 BG dGBG|cAeA cAeA|BGdB cdeg|fdcA dcAF|
G2 BG dGBG|cAeA cAeA|BGdB cdeg|fdcA BG G2:|
|:g2 dg g2 ag|fdcA d2 cA|BGdB cdeg|fdcA d2 ef|
g2 dg g2 ag|fdcA d2 cA|BGdB cdeg|fdcA BG G2:|

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The Drogheda Reel by Vincent McGrath

This tune was written by Mayo accordion and melodeon player, Vincent McGrath. It comes from Vincent’s solo album, Ó Cheartlár mo Chroí. Not too sure why it is listed under “Recordings of a tune by this name.”

The structure of the tune is very simple but it certainly does a lot for me. I’m really fond of this one. Vincent plays this one in a set after another one of his compositions, Mary Alick’s, which I submitted a long time ago:

I’ll post what the sleeve notes say when I have them handy. I hope you like this one.