Tureengarbh Glen

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TUREENGARBH GLEN (Gleann an Tuairín Ghairbh). AKA and see “All Along the River Bank," "Bit of Shit (The)," "Fr. Jones Polka," "Johnny I Do Love You," "Johnny I Do Miss You!," "What Thadg Said to Biddy.” Irish, Polka (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Taylor): AABB’ (Mallinson): AA'BB (Breathnach). Tureengarriffe, County Kerry, is on the Castleisland road two miles west of Ballydesmond. In January, 1921, it was the location of an I.R.A. ambush of a small contingent of the Royal Irish Constabulary officers and soldiers that resulted in all the R.I.C. men being killed or wounded. There were reprisals afterwards by the Black and Tans.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - accordion player Denis Doody (Ireland) [Breathnach]; set dance music recorded at Na Píobairí Uilleann in the 1980’s [Taylor].

Printed sources : - Breathnach (CRÉ III), 1985; No. 77, p. 37. Mallinson (100 Polkas), 1997; No. 98, p. 38. Taylor (Music for the Sets: Yellow Book), 1995; p. 11.

Recorded sources : - Mulligan Records LUN 019, "Denis Doody Kerry Music" (1978).

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



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