Tomás Burca - Thomas Burke

Family Crest
Burke Family Crest

In the list of the members of King James's parliament of 1689 the representative of the Borough Of Castlebar is stated to be 'Thomas Bourk, Esq.' It seems likely that he is the subject of this piece. This air appears in Oswald's Caledonian Pocket Companion. VIII, p.3 (c.1755) as 'My Love's a bonny naithing'. ... O'Sullivan 1983 Celtic Music Edition, p. 12

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

Replay background music: Thomas Burke
Courtesy of Vivian and Jack,

Filleadh go liosta
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