The Kilmaley Jig | Tunes From Doolin | Irish Traditional Music

Share This Post

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on whatsapp
Share on email

Kilmaley Jig (The)

I learned The Kilmaley Jig from Terry Bingham’s CD “Traditional Irish Music from Doolin, Co. Clare”, which is one of my all-time favourites. He follows this tune with “Billy McCormick’s“, another lovely jig. Kilmaley is a parish here in Co. Clare, close to Ennis.

X:1
T:Kilmaley Jig, The
R:jig
M:6/8
K:G
|:G2G GBd|edB dBA|GFG GBd|edB AFD|
G2G GBd|edB gag|edB AGA|1 BGF G2D:|2 BGF G2B||
|:def gfg|afd edB|def g2g|afd e2B|
[1 def gfg|afd efg|edB AGA|BGF G2B:|
[2 def gbb|faa efg|edB AGA|BGF G2D||

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Random Tunes

Maho Snaps (The)

“The Maho Snaps” is a lovely little jig that I got from Terry Bingham during the Russell Memorial Weekend a few years back. I believe Terry got this tunes from Cathal McConnell, the flute player with The Boys Of The Lough.

Read More »

Darby’s Farewell to London

A composition from flute player Josie McDermott, “Darby’s Farewell to London” is usually played after one of my favourite reels, “The Trip To Birmingham”, which is another composition of Josie McDermott. I learned this set from Colette Coen, a friend from the Sligo / Leitrim area who plays whistle and flute.

Read More »

Argyll Lassies

I learned “The Argyll Lassies” from my friend Johannes Perritaz, who plays in a band in Switzerland called Elandir. To be honest, I never heard it in a session… It was also recorded by Niall & Cillian Vallely on their album “Callan Bridge”, which is where Johannes learned it I believe.

Read More »
Recent Comments