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Kilmovee Jig (The)

The Kilmovee Jig is a common session tune which I associate with my friend Dom Keogh, a great bodhran player from that area in County Mayo. I lived with Dom for a few month here in Doolin, and it was always one of his favourites. It has been recorded on a few CDs, including a nice version by Mary & Gary Shannon on the “Sanctuary Sessions” CD from Cruise’s pub in Ennis. Gavin Whelan also recorded a nice version. This jig is sometimes called “Dermot Grogan’s” as well.

X:1
T:Kilmovee Jig, The
R:jig
M:6/8
K:G
|:G2G B2B|GAB AGE|DEG Bdg|ege dBA|
~G3 ~B3|ded BGE|DEG Bdg|1 edB G2D:|2 edB GBd||
|:~g3 dBG|AGE GED|GBd g2f|eag fed|
~B3 dBA|GBG AGE|DEG Bdg|1 edB GBd:|2 edB G3||

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