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DUBLIN BOYS, THE. AKA and see "Dublin Streets," "Fig for a Kiss (1) (A)," "Gliogar an Mheadair," "Gurgling of the Churn (The)," "Old Dutch Churn (The)," "Milk the Churn," "Splashing of the Churn (2) (The)," "Humors of Bottle Hill," "Night of the Fun (2) (The)," "She is fit for a kiss," "Two in a Gig." Irish, Slip Jig. E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The name Dublin is derived from the Gaelic dubh linne, or 'the black pool'. Ryan also prints the tune under the title "Night of Fun," points out Paul de Grae, who says the tunes are in fact a combination of the 'A' part of "Fig for a Kiss" with the 'B' part of "Dublin Streets."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 67. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; pp. 93 & 98.

Recorded sources:




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