Thursday 17 February 2022
Tune of the Day: The Humors of Tralibane
Traditional Irish jig
The earliest appearance of this jig is in Francis O'Neill's celebrated collection Music of Ireland, published in Chicago in 1903. Tralibane (or Trawlebane), located in western County Cork, was O'Neill's homeplace. The local community has since erected a bronze flute-playing statue in his likeness, to honor the “foremost collector of Irish music of his time”.