The Cliffs of Moher (Jig)

In a land of breathtaking scenery, the Cliffs of Moher are one of the most awe inspiring geographic features in Ireland, where the waves crash up against the coast of
County Clare after their 3000 mile journey across the Atlantic. The climactic scenes in "Ryan's Daughter" were filmed there. I first visited them in 1979, when there was
little more than a car park and upright slate slabs to warn the unwary of treading to close to the edge. Now there's a visitor's center, restaurant, shopping complex,
etc., but they cannot take away from the majesty of the Cliffs

McDermott's Handy

Note: While this sheet music is provided for reference and convenience, I would take it as a personal favour if you would find a local musician to teach it to you or a local session where you could hear it played. This will enable you to learn the phrasing and ornamentation for your instrument which generally is not notated here. The best way to learn Irish traditional music is by ear, by listening to and/or learning from a musician experienced in the genre. At the very least, you will want to memorize the tune so that this page would be superfluous. This version is a version that I played at the time I created this page; it may not be the same as the version I currently play, and it may not be the same as the version with which you are familiar. Go raibh maith agat; Thanks!

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