Merchant from the Erne (The)
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MERCHANT FROM THE ERNE, THE (An Ceannuighe O'n Earna). AKA - "Peddlar from Erne." Irish, Air ("moderately slow", 3/4 time). D Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. "'The Merchant From the Erne', i.e. from Ballyshannon" (Joyce).
Source for notated version: Hugh O'Beirne, professional fiddler from Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim, c. 1846 [Joyce].
Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 565, p. 299.