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WEST CLARE RAILWAY, THE. Irish, Reel. A composition of West Clare fiddler Martin “Junior” Crehan [1]. The West Clare Railway [2] was a narrow-gauge line that opened in 1887 and closed in 1961. It ran from Ennis, via numerous stopping-points along the West Clare coast to two termini, at Kilrush and Kilkee.

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Martin "Junior" Crehan (1908-1998)



Source for notated version:

Printed sources:

Recorded sources: ACM Records ACMCD 101, Mick O’Brien - “May Morning Dew” (1996)

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [3]




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