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DROGHEDA WEAVERS, THE (Na Figeadoiri Ua Droicead Ata). Irish, Double Jig. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. O'Neill (1913) States there was a special dance performed to this tune. Drogheda is a Gaelic word for 'bridge by a ford', and is the name for a town in County Louth, north of Dublin, a port town on the east coast of the country. It is situated by the River Boyne.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 361, p. 74.

Recorded sources:




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