This is a very famous reel associated with Joe Cooley, the great accordion player from Peterswell in Co. Galway. The original title of this tune was “The Tulla Reel” I believe, but it has been known as “Cooley’s Reel” for a long time now, and it is very often followed by “The Wise Maid”.
|:EBBA B2EB|~B2AB dBAG|FDAD BDAD|FDFA dAFD|
EBBA B2EB|~B2AB defg|afef dBAF|1 DEFD E2ED:|2 DEFD E2gf||
|:e~B3 efgf|e~B3 gedB|A2FA DAFA|A2FA defg|
e~B3 efgf|e~B3 defg|afef dBAF|1 DEFD E2gf:|2 DEFD E2ED||