Nead na lachan sa mbúta
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NEAD NA LACHAN SA mBÚTA (A Duck's Nest in the Moat/The Ducks Nest in the Boot/Duck's Nest in the Ditch). Irish, Slip Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The "Foxhunter's Jig (1) (The)," in two parts. See also the related tune "Humors of Derrykissane/Derrycrosane (The)." There are Gaelic words to the tune which can be found in Ceolta Gael, Cas Amhrán, Amhránleabhar Ógra Éireann and the publication with the CD "A Stór 's a Stóirín." Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin (1999) gives the tune a Connemra provenance.
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