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BALLYVOILE HOUSE. AKA - "Old Hag in the Corner (2)," "Ruffle the Old Hag in the Corner." Irish, Slip Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The River Dalligan enters the sea at the village of Ballyvoile in County Waterford. This is another of O'Farrell's 'Waterford' tunes, one of many with Waterford associations in his collection.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Kennedy (Fiddler's Tune-Book: Slip Jigs and Waltzes), 1999; No. 53, p. 12 (appears as "Old Hag in the Corner (2)"). O'Farrell (Pocket Companion, vol. II), c. 1806; p. 149.

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