“The Earl of Thomond” is a barndance composed by Charlie Lennon. He wrote this tune for Tony O’Connell, concertina player from Limerick, who recorded a lovely album with Ben Lennon (Charlie’s brother) called “Rossinver Braes”. Charlie Lennon actually wrote another barndance that goes before “The Earl of Thomond”, which he called “Lord Leitrim” for his brother Ben. They make a lovely set together which I learned directly from Tony O’Connell.
T:Earl Of Thomond, The
|B,DGA B2GB|cdcA Bdde|dAAA Adde|dBcA BGEG|
DGGA B2GB|cdcA Bdde|d~A3 d^cde|(3fed (3cBA G3D|
B,DGA B2GB|cEAc Bcde|dAAA Adde|dBcA BGEG|
DGGA BDGB|cEAc Bcde|dAAA Adde|fdcA GABc||
|:d2dd dBgB|c2cB cAdc|B3G DGBG|A^GAB cBce|
d2 d/^c/d dBgB|c2cB cAdc|Bdgd A2af|1 gedB G3B:|2 gedB G3D||