Coirneál Ó hOireamhan - Colonel John Irwin

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Irwin Family Crest

As to the history of the Irwin family, in 1655 Henry Irwin was a new Proprietor, grantee of lands under the Cromwellian settlement and Alexander Irwin received a grant of land in satisfaction of arrears of pay due him. He was on the side of King William in the wars and a Protestant. The subject is doubtless the same as in the preceding air.

Song Notations
Notations are courtesy of Carolan, the Life and Times of an Irish Harper by Dónal O'Sullivan p. 196 vol. 1 Celtic Music Edition 1983.

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