Mourne Shore (1)

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X:1 T:Mourne Shore [1] M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" S:Joyce - Old Irish Folk Music and Songs (1909) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G A/B/ | cB/G/ AB/d/ | gf/d/ ed/B/ | AB/G/ EG | G3 :| d | gf/d/ ef/g/ | ag/e/ dB/d/ | ed e/g/f/a/ | g3 g/e/ | dB/G/ AB/d/ | e/g/f/d/ e d/B/ | AB/G/ EG | G3 ||



MOURNE SHORE [1]. Irish, Slow Air (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Hugh O'Beirne, professional piper[1] from Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim, c. 1846, via (Irish collector William) Forde [Joyce]. Forde (1795-1850) collected some 150 tunes from O'Beirne.

Printed sources : - Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 572, p. 302.






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  1. although Joyce identified O'Beirne as a fiddler. See P.W. Joyce, Old Irish Folk Music and Songs, 1909, p. 296, bottom.