Thursday 2 July 2020
Tune of the Day: Molly of Lough Erne Shore
Traditional Irish air
This air appears in Francis O'Neill's collection Waifs and Strays of Gaelic Melody, published in Chicago in 1922. The cited source is a manuscript by James Whiteside, the “Bard of Bray”, County Wicklow. He was a scholar, poet, composer, and skillful fiddler.
Lough Erne is the name of two connected lakes in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.