Rathkeale Hunt

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RATHKEALE HUNT. AKA and see "Boil the Kettle Early (1)," "Brown Red Girl (The)," "Connachtman's Rambles (1)," "Kilfinane Reel (The)," "Kitty Got a Clinking (1)," "Kitty Got a Clinking Coming from the Races (1)," "Ladies Tight Dress (The)," “Ladies Top Dress,” "Lady on the Railroad," "Listowel Lasses (The)," "Love Among the Roses," "Maureen Playboy," "McCaffrey's Reel," "Old Molly Ahern," "Piper's Lass (The)," "Punch for the Ladies (2)," "Railway Station," "Roll her on the banks," "Rolling on the Ryegrass," "Shannon Breeze (1)," "Sean-Mhaire Ni Eachthighearn," "Strac an mhuc an Ieine," "Telegraph (The)," "Top Dress (The)," "What the Devil Ails You? (2)" Irish, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABC. A three-part rendering of the “Piper's Lass (The)”/”Rolling on the Ryegrass” tune family.

Rathkeale is a town in County Limerick, on the banks of the river Deel. "Rathkeale Hunt" may have been an early title for the reel; the Rathkeale Hunt was a sporting club that was active from 1791 to 1794, but may have had later revivals.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 23. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 49.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]




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