Gearalt Duilleain - Gerald Dillon

Dancing mouse

This tune is also called Planxty Dillon. Captain Gerald Dillon of Mannin, near Ballyhaunis, County Mayo was the father of Fanny Dillon who was the subject of another of Carolan's tunes. They are apparently not related to the Lord and Lady Dillon for whom Carolan also composed tunes.

Song Notations

Notations are courtesy of Carolan, the Life and Times of an Irish Harper by Dónal O'Sullivan vol 1 pg. 184 Celtic Music Edition 1983.

Replay background music: Gerry Dillon
Courtesy of Vivian and Jack Hennessey,, 2022.

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