Maid of Castlebar (1)

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MAID OF CASTLEBAR [1], THE (An Og-Bean Ua Caislean-an-Barraig). Irish, Slow Air (3/4 time). E Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB.

Source for notated version: "Hartnett" [O'Neill]. Chicago police Sergeant Michael Hartnett was a neighbor of Chief O'Neill's and the source of numerous airs. Born in Munster near the Cork/Kerry/Limerick border, Hartnett was noted as a dancer of the "old school."

Printed sources: O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 544, p. 95.

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