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X:1 T:Seol na nGeabhaigh T:Driving the Geese M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig B:Journal of the Irish Folk Song Society vol. 1 No. 1 (1904, p. 35) N:Herbert Hughes: “Taken down at Termon in Kilmacrenan, in August, N:1904, from the playing of Dan Mac Laughlin, an ‘’tailliur mór’’. N:He has known this tune for forty years, and recently heard a man from N:Galway play it on the fidil. It is sometimes known as “My N:Grandfather’s Night-cap.” Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G {EF}GFE D>B,B,|G>B,B, D>B,B,|G>B,B, DB,A,|B,CD E2F| GFE D>B,B,|G>B,B, DEF|GFE DB,A,|B,CD E3|| G>AB d>BA|Bee dBA|GAB dBA|Bed d2B| G>AB d>BA|B>ee d>GG|G>FE D>B,A,|B,>CD E2||



SEOL NA nGEAGHAIGH (Driving the Geese). AKA and see “My Grandfather’s Nightcap,” “Geese in the Bog (3).” Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). Ireland, County Donegal. G Major. Collected in 1904 by Padraig Mac Aodh O’Neill from the playing of Dan an Tailluir Mór Mac Lochlainn, published in the Journal of the Irish Folk Song Society, vol. 1, No. 1 (1904). The note with the tune, from Herbert Hughes, reads:

Taken down at Termon in Kilmacrenan, in August, 1904, from the playing of Dan Mac Laughlin, an ‘’tailliur mór’’. He has known this tune for forty years, and recently heard a man from Galway play it on the fidil. It is sometimes known as “My Grandfather’s Night-cap.

The tune is a cognate version of the well-known jig "Geese in the Bog (3)."

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