Moate Reel, The

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The town of Moate is in County Westmeath. It has a strong musical tradition and at one time had a famous céilí band that made a number of 78 RPM recordings. The late accordionist Brendan McCann, who lived in Connecticut, grew up near Moate. As a tribute to Brendan and his music, Josephine Keegan from County Armagh, whose music is to be found throughout this collection, composed and recorded this track.

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Séamus Connolly
Boston College Libraries

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Keegan, Josephine (fiddle, piano) (composer), “The Moate Reel,” The Séamus Connolly Collection of Irish Music, accessed August 6, 2020, https://connollymusiccollection.bc.edu/document/689.