X:1 T:Carrickmacross M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air S:Joyce - Old Irish Folk Music and Song (1909), No. 805 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G d/c/ | BGB dBd | egg gfe | dcB c2d | ecA A2 d/c/ | BGB dBd | egg gfe | dcB edc | BGG G2 || b/c'/ | bgb afa | gfe dBA | GAG c2d | ecA A2 b/c'/ | bgb afa | gfe dBA | GBd edc | BGG G2 ||
CARRICKMACROSS. Irish, Air (6/8 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Joyce identifies Carrickmacross as a placemname in County Monaghan. The tune is in the earlier Edward Pigot Collection, contained in Joyce's Old Irish Folk Music and Songs (1909). Related to O'Neill's "Paddy in London (1)" and Goodman's "Paddy from Cork."