T:Earl's Chair, The
H:The tune was supposedly composed by an East Galway flute player and an
H:uncle of Mike Rafferty named Pakie Moloney. He composed the tune while
H:sitting on a big rock in the Derrycrag Wood, and first called it "Down
H:between the two Derryoobers" - as he was sitting between the two townlands
H:of Derryoober East and Derryoober West. He later thought better of it and
H:changed the name to a shorter one, "The Earl's Chair," which was the name
H:of the big rock - named after the Earl of Clanrickard who reportedly rested
H:there during his hunts.
D:Patrick Street 1.
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