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Thread #84745   Message #4024383
Posted By: Jack Campin
18-Dec-19 - 08:51 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Cliffs of Moher (Dermot Kelly)
Subject: RE: Origins: Cliffs of Moher (Dermot Kelly)
The song is not related to the jig, which by the way (useless bit of trivia) appeared in O'Neill's 'Waifs and Strays of Irish Music' as 'The Last of the Lot'.

What does that title mean?

With those huge swoops, it's such a brilliant evocation of a cliffscape it's hard to imagine any other connotations.