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O WOMAN OF THE HOUSE (A Bhean-a-Tighe). Irish, Air (4/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. "I found this so incorrectly phrased and barred in the MS. as to be all but unintelligible. I have restored it to what I believe is the correct form" (Joyce).

Source for notated version: "Copied from a Munster MS. lent me by the late John O'Daly, the Irish publisher of Anglesea St., Dublin" (Joyce).

Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 189, pp. 93‑94.

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