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MAURA CONNOLLY'S. AKA and see "Eileen Curran (1)," "Lady Dalrymple," "Sailor Set on Shore," "Sailors on Shore," "Sailor's Return (1) (The)." Irish, Reel. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The reel has been credited to Nenagh, County Tipperary, fiddler and whistle player Seán Ryan (1919-1985), although variants of the first strain of the melody predate Ryan (see Annotation:Eileen Curran (1)). "Sailor's Return (1) (The)" is a related tune.

Source for notated version: Paddy O'Brien (Dublin, 1970) [Breathnach].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ II), 1976; No. 239, p. 124 (appears Gan Ainm/Untitled). Ryan (The Hidden Ireland), 1988; 32.

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