Fair of Dunmore (The)

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FAIR OF DUNMORE, THE. AKA and see "Juice of the Barley." Irish, Air (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. The horse-buying fair at Dunmore, New Year's Day, 1900, is the setting for writer Douglas Hyde's story "O'Casey Amongst the Fairies."

Source for notated version: "Taken down from Mr. Patrick Hynes, a native of Mayo (Dunmore is in Galway)" {Joyce}.

Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 220, p. 107.

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