T: The Kilcummin
A|BBB BAG e2 d BAG|AAA AGA B2 A G2 A|
BBB BAB e2 d BAG|AAA B2 A GGG [1G2:|2 G||
Bd|gag fgf efe dBG|AAA AGA B2 A GBd|
gag fgf efe dBG|AAA B2 A GGG G:|
Also known as The Kilcumin.
There are 6 recordings of this tune.
The Kilcummin appears in 2 other tune collections.
The Kilcummin has been added to 3 tune sets.
The Kilcummin has been added to 18 tunebooks.
I picked this tune up from the Four Men and a Dog album ‘Barking Mad’. Unfortunately I don’t know anything about the tune other than that it’s traditional.
Johnny O’Leary heard it from Mick Mahony of Kilcummin, a part of Sliabh Luachra that, he says, produces most of the slides and polkas.
(from the booklet of
There are several Kilcummin in Ireland, the one here might be the one north east of Killarney
There is also more than one tune of that name. The one played by Padraig O’Keeffe, Michael Tubridy, Paddy Glackin & Noel Hill and Johnny O’Leary is here under the name "Spring In the Bog" (https://thesession.org/tunes/10855#setting10855).