The Connaught Heifers reel

Also known as The Connacht Heifer, Connacht Heifers, The Connacht Heifers, Connacht Heiffer, The Connacht Heiffer, The Connaught Heifer.

There are 34 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with Ask My Father (a few times), Corney Is Coming (a few times), Ferny Hill (a few times), Jenny’s Welcome To Charlie (a few times) and The Lads Of Laois (a few times).

The Connaught Heifers has been added to 4 tune sets.

The Connaught Heifers has been added to 132 tunebooks.

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Six settings

X: 1
T: The Connaught Heifers
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
~F3G A2BG|~A2BG AGFD|~F3G AGGF|DGGB =cAAG|
FDFG A2BG|~A2BG AGFD|~F3G AGGF|DGGB =cAAg||
|fdec d2=cA|B=cBG ABde|~f2ec d2=cA|BG~G2 AGFd|
|fgec d2=cA|(3B=cd BG ABde|~f2ec d2=cA|BG~G2 AGFD||
X: 2
T: The Connaught Heifers
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmix
AG|:~F3G ~A2BG|(3.A.B.A BG AGFD|~F3G {B}AG{B}GF|DGGG cG AG|
~F3G ~A2BG|(3.A.B.A BG AGFD|~F3G {B}AG{B}GF|DGGB cAAg||
|fdef d2cA|AABG ABde|fd (3.g.f.e d2cA|BG~G2 dGGG|
|fdec d2cA|.A.A BG ABdg|~f3d edcA|BG~G2 AGFD:||
X: 3
T: The Connaught Heifers
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
~F2FG ~A2BG|~A2BG AGFD|~F2FG AG~G2|DG~G2 =cAAG:|
fdec d2cA|~A2BG ABde|fdec d2cA|BG~G2 AGFD|
fdec d2cA|~A2BG ABde|~f2fd edcA|BG~G2 AGFD||
X: 4
T: The Connaught Heifers
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmix
M: 7/8
F2 FG ABG | A2 AG AGE | F2 FG AGF | DG G2 cAG |
F2 FG ABG | A2 AG AGE | F2 DE FGA | G2 EG cAG ||
f2 ef dec | A2 BG ABd | f2 ef dec | AG G2 eag |
f2 ef dec | A2 BG ABd | fd ec dBc | AG BG AGE ||
# Added by duby .
X: 5
T: The Connaught Heifers
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:F3G A2BG|A2BG AGFD|FEFG AG G2|DG G2 =cAAG|
FEFG A2BG|A2BG AGFD|FEFG AG G2|DG G2 =cAAg||
|:fdec d2cA|A2BG ABdg|fdec d2cA|(3Bcd AG FDDg|
fdec d2cA|A2BG ABde|f2fd edcA|(3Bcd AG FD D2||
# Added by JACKB .
X: 6
T: The Connaught Heifers
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:F3G A2BG|A2BG AGFD|FEFG AG G2|DG G2 =cAAG|
FEFG A2BG|A2BG AGFD|FEFG AG G2|DG G2 =cAAg||
|:fgef d2cA|A2BG ABdg|fgef d2cA|BG G2 AGFD|
fgef d2cA|A2BG ABde|fdef d2 cA|BG G2 AGFD ||
# Added by JACKB .

Nine comments

The Connaught Heifers

Transcription: Gian Marco Pietrasanta
Source:John McSherry + Nollag Casey : "Sult, spirit of the music"

Heifers

Great tune, great album and great transcription
Cheers
Donough

On their Tin Whistles album, Paddy Moloney and Se

Pipe version

Learned by Tommy Keane, about 1990

7/8 version by Lúnasa

Taken from Lúnasa’s album "Lá Nua".
This version is just awesome. Great job from this group. :)
This 7/8 version of this tune is preceded by another 7/8 tune submitted here :
https://thesession.org/tunes/11899

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Dick Gaughan had a nice guitar version on Coppers and Brass [late 70s I think ?] if you can find it