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CONNAUGHT LASSES. AKA and see "Connacht Lasses," "Miss Monaghan," "Belles of Tipperary (2)," "Kerry Star," "Green Fields to America (The)," "White-haired Piper (The)," "Four Courts of Dublin (The)," "Jackson's Welcome to Cork," "Johnny Shooting in the Glen," "O'Connell in Clare," "Barrow Castle (The)," "Lamont's Reel," "Bleaberry Blossom (The)," "Dandy Girl (The), Dandy Lass (The), Dandy Lasses (The)," "Stormy Weather (1)." Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. "Miss Monaghan" is the title O'Neill prints the tune by. It is related to the "Belles of Tipperary," says New York writer, researcher and musician Don Meade, and ultimately back to the Scottish "Braes of Auchtertyre." Connaught was one of the five old provinces of Ireland (along with Ulster, Leinster, Meath, and Munster), named for the ancient tribe who lived there, the Connachta.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 5. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 28.

Recorded sources:




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