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KILCOOLEY WOOD. Irish, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. Composed by Nenagh, County Tipperary, fiddle player and composer Seán Ryan (1919-1985), of Nenagh, County Tipperary. Kilcooley house and woodland, a landed estate in Kilkenny, County Tipperary, Ireland, near Ryan's native homestead, is the site of the remains of an old Cistercian Abbey on the ancient route to Cashel.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Ryan (The Hidden Ireland), 1988.
Recorded sources: Drumlin Records BMNCD2, Brian McNamara - "Fort of the Jewels" (2004. Learned from Seán Ryan's son, Brian, a flute player and pianist). Kevin Rowsome - "The Rowsome Tradition."