X: 1 T: O'Mealy's C: R.L. O'Mealy S: Treoir M: 4/4 L: 1/8 R: hornpipe K: G (3DEF | GFGA BGBd | gfga bgdB | cBAG FAdc | (3BAG (3AGF GFED | GFGA BGBd | gfga bgdB | cBAG FAdc | (3BAG (3AGF G2 :| |:(3Bcd | gd (3Bcd gd (3Bcd | gd (3Bcd g3 z | agfd Adfd | Adfd Ad f2 | (3Bcd gd (3Bcd gd | (3Bcd gd (3Bcd g2 | agfd AFDc | (3BAG (3AGF G2 :|]
Hornpipe (9)" from Darley & McCall's Feis Coil collection (1914), P.D. Reidy's Hornpipe (26)" (AKA "Shanahan's Hornpipe") and even Seán Ryan's "Lough Key (1) (The)."
O'MEALY'S. Irish, Hornpipe. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The composition is credited to uilleann piper and pipemaker, teacher and performer Richard L. O'Mealy (1873-1947), originally from a musical family of Westmeath, who worked in Belfast most of his adult life and who died in the city. Francis O'Neill includes a sketch of his life and a photograph in his Irish Minstrels and Musicians (1913, pp. 164-166).