Pretty Girls of Abbeyfeale (The)
X:1 T:Pretty Girls of Abbeyfeale, The M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Air S:Joyce – Old Irish Folk Music and Songs (1909) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G|B2B B2d|c2A F2G|A<BA G2G|(G3 G2)G| B2c d2e|=f2d c2B|c2d e2c|(d3 d2)G| B2c d2e|=f2d c2B|c2d e2c|(d3 d2)c| B2B B2d|c2A F2G|A<BA G2G|(G3 G2)||
PRETTY GIRLS OF ABBEYFEALE, THE. Irish, Air (6/8 time). G Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Abbeyfeale  is a town in County Limerick on the Kerry border. It was named after a Cistercian abbey founded here in the twelfth century by Brian O'Brian. Only a few ruins are still extent as the old abbey was incorporated into the present Catholic Church.