Jaunting Car for Six
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JAUNTING CAR FOR SIX (Carr Cliathánach do Sheisear). AKA and see "Follow Her Over the Border." Scottish, Irish; Slip Jig (9/8 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. See also the related "Drops of Brandy (1)." The pipe slip jig "Tending the Steer with a Heavy Heart" (G'ioman nan Gamhnan, 's mi muladach) from William Gunn's Caledonian Repository of Music Adapted for the Bagpipes (Glasgow, 1848) has a cognate first strain, but the second strain differs, although has a similar melodic contour.
Source for notated version: Bernard Bogue manuscript (Counties Monaghan and Tyrone) [Breathnach].
Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ IV), 1996; No. 48, p. 23. Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 3), c. 1880's; No. 233, p. 26.