Slopes of Slieve Gullion (The)

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SLOPES OF SLIEVE GULLION, THE. AKA and see "Lá na Feise.". Irish, Slip Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A modern composition by Paul Murphy. Slieve Gullion is a near-2,000 foot high mountain in south Armagh. It is sometimes referred to as Slieve Fuad, after a Druid king, and has a crater lake, Loch Liath, and a cairn at the summit. The cairn is the burial place of the mythical chieftain Cuailnge.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - fiddler Paul Murphy (Beesbrook, County Armagh) [McGuire & Keegan].

Printed sources : - Keegan (The Keegan Tunes), 2002; p. 101. McGuire & Keegan (Irish Tunes by the 100, vol. 1), 1975; No. 95, p. 26.

Recorded sources: -


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