Máire Óg na gCiabh

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MÁIRE ÓG NA gCIABH ("Young Mary of the Tresses" or "Mary with the Fair Locks"). AKA and see "Mary with the Amber Locks." Irish, Air (3/4 time). D Major/Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. O'Neill, in Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies (1903), prints the identical tune under the title "Mary with the Amber Locks."

Source for notated version: Irish collector Edward Bunting noted the tune at Deel, Castle Ballina, County Mayo, in 1792.

Printed sources: O'Sullivan/Bunting, 1983; No. 68, pp. 105-106.

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