Long Way from Home (A)

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LONG WAY FROM HOME, A. AKA and see "Lads of Doocastle (The)," "Paddy Arthur's Pint," "Trip to Kinvara (The)." Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The alternate title "Lads of Doocastle (The)" is from flute player Roger Sherlock, while "Paddy Arthur's Pint" and "Trip to Kinvara (The)" are from the Green Linnet Ceili Band and Buttons and Bows, respectively. However, the tune was originally composed in the early 1950's by east Galway accordion player Martin Mulhaire as "A Long Way from Home."

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