Red Regan and the Nun (1)
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RED REGAN AND THE NUN . Irish, Air (4/4 time). C Major/Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). One Part. Words to the song "My Colleen Rue" were originally set to the air "Red Regan and the Nun" and were written by John Keegan Casey.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Hoffman (Ancient Music of Ireland from the Petrie Collection), 1877; p. 37. Stanford/Petrie (Complete Collection), 1905; No. 418, p. 106. Stanford (Irish Songs and Ballads), 1893; pp. 117-120 (as "My Colleen Rue").