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BOYS OF CARRIGALLEN, THE (Na buacillide ua carraig-aliunn). Irish, Air (6/8 time, "cheerful"). A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A variant of the "Bung Your Eye" tune family.

Source for notated version: Chicago Police Sergeant James O'Neill, a fiddler originally from County Down and Francis O'Neill's collaborator [O'Neill].

Printed sources: O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 210, p. 37.

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