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GASÚR MOR, AN (The Big Young Lad). AKA and see "Dwyer's Hornpipe (2)," "McConnell's," "O'Dwyer's Hornpipe (1)," "Prine's Hornpipe," "Prime's Hornpipe," "Rock's Hornpipe," "Waterford Hornpipe (1)." Irish, Hornpipe. Ireland, County Donegal. In the repertoire of fiddler John Doherty who (according to Caoimhin Mac Aoidh) derived great fun in translating the title into English for non-Gaelic speakers as "The Big Wee Lad." Uilleann piper O'Farrell printed the tune in the first decade of the 19th century under the title "The Waterford Hornpipe."

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Recorded sources: Virgin 7243 8 41381 2 7, Altan - "Blackwater" (1996).

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