Kishkeam Lasses (The)
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KISHKEAM LASSES, THE. AKA and see "Cathleen Hehir's," "Joe Cooley's Delight," "Kathleen O'Hehir," "Rural Felicity (2)." Irish, Slide (12/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. The tune is played in both the keys 'D' and 'G', and there are two-part and four-part versions, under a variety of titles. De Danann recorded the tune as "Kathleen Hehir's."
Source for notated version: accordion player Johnny O'Leary (Sliabh Luarchra region of the Cork-Kerry border) [Moylan].
Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ II), 1976; No. 81 (untitled jig). Moylan (Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra), 1994; No. 184, p. 106.
Recorded sources: Gael-Linn CEF-092, Julia and Billy Clifford - "Ceol as Sliabh Luachra."