Humours of Ballyhaunis

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The 'goings on' or happy and fun times in Ballyhaunis, County Mayo, give this slip jig its name. I first heard the tune played by the talented musical Quinn family from New York. A version of the tune may be found in O'Neill's great collection of Irish music. A tune well worth playing and worth its weight in gold: on this track performed for us by Shannon Heaton.

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Séamus Connolly
Boston College Libraries

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04-16_Humours_of_Ballyhaunis-Slip_Jig.pdf
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Heaton, Shannon (flute) and Heaton, Matt (guitar), “Humours of Ballyhaunis,” The Séamus Connolly Collection of Irish Music, accessed April 8, 2020, https://connollymusiccollection.bc.edu/document/483.