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GERRY CONROY'S. AKA and see "Father Quinn's." Irish, Jig. E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. Composed by Nenagh, County Tipperary, fiddler and whistle player Seán Ryan (1919-1985). Named for tin whistle player Gerry Conroy, the "Woodford Whistler," of County Galway, southwest of Portumna.

Source for notated version: New Jersey flute player Mike Rafferty, born in Ballinakill, Co. Galway, in 1926 [Harker].

Printed sources: Harker (300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty), 2005; No. 216, p. 67. Ryan (Hidden Ireland), 1988; p. 9.

Recorded sources: Larraga Records TR1103, Mary Rafferty - "Hand Me Downs" (2002).




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