Annotation:Éamonn Mhagáine (2)

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ÉAMONN MHAGÁINE [2]. AKA - "Eamonn McGann." Irish, Slow Air (3/4 time, "Slow and distinct"). G Mixolydian. One part. Éamonn Mhagáine is perhaps the name of a highwayman, notes Goodman. The song is widely disseminated in Ireland, with versions having been collected in Cork, Donegal, Galway and Tipperary.

Source for notated version: a manuscript collection dated 1861, compiled by Church of Ireland cleric and uilleann piper James Goodman (1828-1896) who collected largely in County Cork [Shields].

Printed sources: Shields (Tunes of the Munster Pipers), 2001; No. 29, p. 15.

Recorded sources: Gael-Linn Records, Nóirín Ní Riain - "Seinn Aililiú" (1978)

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