Women of Monaghan (The)
X: 1 T:Women of Monaghan, The R:jig C:Ed Reavy M:6/8 L:1/8 Z:Joe Reavy N:For the Hamill women and the other lovely people that Ed N:knew as a child in neighboring Monaghan. K:G B/2A/2 | GEF GAB | g2 B f2 B | efg fdf | e^ce dBA | GEF GAB | g2 B f2 B | edc BcA |1 G3 GBA :|2 G3 G2 f || gfe fga | f2 d def | gfe fga | b2 e e2 f | gfe def | agf g2 f | edB cBA | G3 G2 f || gfe fga | f2 d def | gfe fga | b2 e e2 f | gfe def | agf gfe | dcB cBA | G3 GBA :||
WOMEN OF MONAGHAN, THE. Irish, Double Jig (6/8 time). E Dorian/Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA’BB’. Composed by County Cavan/Philadelphia fiddler and composer Ed Reavy (1898-1988). Reavy’s childhood was spent in County Cavan, hard by the Monaghan border. His mother and her people were from Monaghan.