Back to Reilly's Reel
REILLY'S REEL (Ríl Uí Raghallaigh). Irish, Reel. E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. A version of this reel appears as an untitled tune collected from Donegal fiddler John Doherty in Feldman & O’Doherty’s Northern Fiddler (p. 75). The title is from Ryan’s Mammoth Collection (Breathnach’s source played it as an untitled tune).
Source for notated version: accordion player Charlie Mulvihill (New York) [Breathnach].
Printed sources: Breathnach (Ceol Rince Na hÉirreann, vol 5), 1999; No. 175. Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 10. Ryan’s Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 33.