Transcribed from recording of the tunes composer, Paddy Mills (Barr na Trá, Belmullet) in Fidiléirí – Mayo Fiddlers.
Although nowadays this tune is more commonly called Paddy Mills’ Fancy/Delight, it was originally known by the above title and came about at Corraun House during an informal cultural school initiated there by Castlebar musician John Hoban in the early/mid 1980s:
“It happened this way. I woke up one morning with the tune ringing in my head. So I got up and played it over and over. I didn’t play it out for about six months to see if anyone else had it because I thought maybe I had it brought with me from a session, unknown to me”.1