Ballykinler Reel


Here, Larry Redican introduces and then plays a reel he composed to memorialise his friend, the Dublin fiddle player Frank O'Higgins. Ballykinler, in County Down in the North of Ireland, was an army base used as an internment camp during the War of Independence in 1919.


Séamus Connolly
Boston College Libraries

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Redican, Larry (spoken word, fiddle) (composer), “Ballykinler Reel,” The Séamus Connolly Collection of Irish Music, accessed July 12, 2024,