Mrs. O'Connor (1)
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MRS. O'CONNOR . AKA and see "Planxty Mrs. O'Conor." Irish, Planxty. D Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by blind Irish harper Turlough O'Carolan (1670-1738). O'Sullivan (1958) believes the tune was composed for the wife of Maurice O'Connor Maurice O'Connor (1).
Source for notated version: John Lee, A Favourite Collection of the so much admired old Irish Tunes, the original and genuine compositions of Carolan, the celebrated Irish Bard (Dublin, 1780) [O'Sullivan].
Printed sources: Complete Collection of Carolan's Irish Tunes, 1984; No. 118, p. 86. O'Sullivan (The Life, Times and Music of an Irish Harper), 1958; No. 118, p. 164.