Source: Ceol Rince na hÉireann vol. 2, #272.1

Johnny Gorman: line drawing from the Mayo Feis in Ballyhaunis, 1903.

Collected from John Henry, Doocastle, 1966. One of Piper Gorman’s2 (1861-1917) from Derrylahan townland near Carrowbehy3 who frequented the Aghamore area towards the end of C19, at one time staying an entire winter4. O’Neill’s account of O’Gorman from Irish Minstrels and Musicians can be found here.

  1. Breandán Breathnach (ed.), Ceol Rince na hÉireann vol. 2. An Gúm, Dublin, 1976, p140.
  2. Ibid. p181
  3. At that time in Co. Mayo prior to changes to county borders as a result of the Local Government (Ireland) Act of 1898.
  4. Michael Kelly. 2017. The Ring of the Piper’s Tune: Piper Caulfield and a forgotten East Mayo musical tradition. Glór Achadh Mór, Uimhir 29. Aghamore, Co. Mayo : [s.n.], p111.

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