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Donegal Reel (The)

“The Donegal Reel” is a tune I learned from Terry Bingham at a workshop during the Russell Weekend 2012. It is a favourite of my friend Pat Lynch, fiddle player from Kilfenora.

X:1
T:Donegal Reel, The
R:reel
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:D
|:DA,DE FDFA|B~F3 BFAF|EB,EF GFGA|BdAF EGFE|
D2DE FDFA|B2BF ABde|fdef dBAG|1 FGEF D2DE:|2 FGEF D2D2||
|:defg afdf|afdf a2gf|eBef gfed|cdef g2fe|
defg afdf|afdf abag|fdef dBAG|1 FGEF D2D2:|2 FGEF D3E||

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