Rakes of Kinsale (The)
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RAKES OF KINSALE, THE. Irish, Jig. E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. The tune is a variant of O’Neill’s “Old Grey Goose (1),” with one of the parts being a duplicate of the first, an octave higher.
Source for notated version: "Copied from (a) very old well-written manuscript lent to me in 1873 by Mr. J. O'Sullivan, of Bruff, Co. Limerick" (Joyce).
Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 232, pp. 112-113.