Annotation:Councellor McDonough

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X:1 T:Counsellor McDonagh's Lamentation M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:Neal – Collection of the Most Celebrated Irish Tunes (1724, p. 10) K:Gmin GA|B2 AG GA|G4 GA|B2 B/c/d Bd|c4 fe| D2 de fe|dc de fd|c2 BA GF|F4 GA| B2 AG ga|g4 a2|b2 ag fg|f4 dc| B2B2 Bc|A2A2 Bc|d2G2 GA|G4:| |:GF|D2G2 GA|G4 GF|D2B2 Bc|B4 AG| F2f2 fg|gf ed cB|g2 ag fe|d4 dc| B4 dc|A4 c2|dcd=efg|f4 dc| B2B2 Bc|A2A2 Bc|d2G2 GA|G2:|]

COUNCELLOR McDONOUGH. AKA - "Counsellor McDonagh’s Lamentation." AKA and see "Turloch McDonagh's Lamentation." Irish, Air (3/4 time). G Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The air was composed by Carolan on the death of Counsellor Terence MacDonough, from Creevagh, Co. Sligo in 1713. "MacDonough (who was generally referred to in Irish as Toirdhealbheach Og or Toirdhealbheach Caech) had been the only Catholic counsellor-at-law to be admitted to the Irish bar after the conditions of the Treaty of Limerick (1691)." See also "Turloch McDonagh's Lamentation" and "Turlough Og MacDonough."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Mulholland (Ancient Irish Airs), Belfast, 1810; p. 43. John & William Neal (Collection of the Most Celebrated Irish Tunes), 1724; p. 10.

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