Kilkenny Jig (1) (The)
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KILKENNY JIG , THE ("An Port Cill-Cainnig" or "Port Chill Chainnigh"). Irish, Double Jig. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Kilkenny takes its name from Saint Kenneth, a companion of St. Columba. See also the closely related "Young Tom Ennis and "Banshee's Wail Over the Mangle Pit (The)."
Source for notated version: Paddy Cronin [Breathnach]; flute player Sonny McDonagh (b. 1926, Rinnarogue, Bunninadden, County Sligo) [Flaherty].
Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ III), 1985; No. 18, p. 10. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 740, p. 138.
Recorded sources: Outlet Records PAS 3002, Paddy Cronin - "Kerry's Own Paddy Cronin" (1977).
See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info