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Ballykett Courthouse

“The Ballykett Courthouse” is an old reel from West Clare which is part of a much loved set around Doolin, which I learned at the Sunday evening session with Noel O’Donoghue, Sean Vaughan and friends. The first tune of the set is “Tomeen O’Dea’s”, followed by this reel. Ballykett is an area just oustide of Kilrush and the name was given by flute player Michael Tubridy.

X:1
T:Ballykett Courthouse
R:reel
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:Gmaj
d2de dBAG|EAAG A2Bc|d2de dBAG|EGGF GABc|
d2de dBAG|EAAG A2Bc|d2de dBAG|EGGF GABd||
g2fg edBd|eaag agef|g2fg edBd|egfa g2gf|
g2fg edBd|eaag agef|g2fg edBd|(3efg fa gedB||

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    1. Hi Peter! Thank you so much for your comment and kind words, glad you’re enjoying the tune and the website 🙂

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