Green Banks of the Maigue (The)

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GREEN BANKS OF THE MAIGUE, THE. Irish, Slow Air (4/4 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. An Mháigh, (meaning "river of the plain") rises in the Milford area of North County Cork, Ireland. Its waters join other streams to eventually flow into the Shannon estuary in County Limerick.

Source for notated version: "the late R.J. O'Mulrenin of Dublin, the well-known Irish scholar; a native of Limerick" (Joyce).

Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Song), 1909; No. 196, p. 97.

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