While Maureen is far away

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WHILE MAUREEN IS FAR AWAY. Irish, Air (4/4 time). D Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part.

Source for notated version: "Received in 1884...from Mr. John Healy, Teacher of Smithstown National School near Castlecomer Co. Kilkenny. He was then over 70 years of age, and had learned these tunes in early life" (Joyce).

Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 340, p. 156.

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