INISHEER (Inis Oírr). Air or Waltz (3/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). The name 'Inisheer' is the English form of the Gaelic "Inis Oírr," and refers to one of the Aran Islands off the west coast of Galway. This modern air was composed by Dublin accordion player Thomas Walsh , who composed it after experiencing
the best holiday of [his] life" on the island.
Source for notated version:
Recorded sources: Mícheál Ó hAlmhain --"The Bard of Aran." Green Linnet SIF 1079, Buttons and Bows (Sean and Manus McGuire with Jackie Daly) - "The First Month of Summer" (1987). Green Linnet, Cherish the Ladies - "Out and About." John Sherman - "Farewell to the Creeks" (1987. From the playing of Joe and Antoinette McKenna). Gráinne Hambly - "Between the Showers."