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Tune ID#1779 (Sliabh Geal gCua na Féile)

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Titles ? given to this tune in the sources listed below (plus notes of mine about this tune):
Sliabh Geal gCua na Féile / Sliabh Geal gCua na Feile / Sliabh geal gua na Feile / Sliabh Geal gCua / Sliabh Gheal gCua / Sliabh Gheal Ghua / The White Mountain / An Céileabhradh Caoine (usually as air, included here) (composed by Pádraig O Maillé, also spelled as Pádraig Ó Miléadha)
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Here are all recordings of this song – considering only the indexed recordings.

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Year
Recorded
Track
#Tune?
[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).
~198111#1
[ApW] Brian Conway and Tony DeMarco. The Apple in Winter. Irish Music in New York. Brian Conway (fiddle), Tony DeMarco (fiddle). For this tune: Tony.
~19846#1
[MCrtch] Matt Cranitch. Éistigh Seal. Matt Cranitch (fiddle).
199111#2
[Ch AIE] The Chieftains. An Irish Evening. Live at the Grand Opera House, Belfast. Martin Fay (fiddle), Seán Keane (fiddle), Kevin Conneff (bodhrán, vocals), Matt Molloy (flute), Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Derek Bell (harp, tiompán, keyboards). For this tune: Martin Fay (fiddle).
~199111#1
[TKn] Tommy Keane. The Piper's Apron. Tommy Keane (pipes, whistle). For this tune: (pipes).
19926#1
[BMu 2] Brendan Mulvihill, Donna Long. The Morning Dew. Brendan Mulvihill (fiddle), Donna Long (piano).
~199611#1
[Sol 1] Solas. Solas. Seamus Egan (flute, whistle, guitar, pipes, bodhrán, vocals), Karan Casey (vocals), John Doyle (guitar, vocals), Winifred Horan (fiddle, vocals), John Williams (accordion, concertina, vocals).
~199913#1
[HB 1] Harry Bradley. Bad Turns and Horse-Shoe Bends. Harry Bradley (flute).
20008#1
[KC 2] Kevin Crawford. In Good Company. Kevin Crawford (flute, whistle). For this tune: with Manus McGuire (fiddle).
~20017#1 (0:30)
[SBJM 1] Seamus Begley and Jim Murray. Ragairne (Revelling at Night). Seamus Begley (accordion, melodeon, vocals), Jim Murray (guitar).
20029#1
[LAC] Tom and Kerry Barrett. Lios A'Cheoil. Traditional Irish Music. Tom Barrett (fiddle), Kerry Barrett (fiddle).
~20032.8#1
[WFO 2] Wooden Flute Obsession 2. Mick Hand (flute).
20115#1
[KRyan] Karen Ryan. The Coast Road. Karen Ryan (fiddle, banjo, whistle). For this tune: (fiddle).
~201210#1
[Rlta 1] Réalta. Open the Door for Three. Conor Lamb (pipes, whistle), Deirdre Galway (vocals, guitar, bouzouki), Aaron O'Hagan (pipes, whistle, bodhrán).

Goes Well with . . .

In the above Discography, this tune is:

Played afterOn Albums
An Comhra Donn
Ch AIE
Played beforeOn Albums
Connemara Stockings
ApW
Wandering Minstrel
Ch AIE
Morgan Magan
BMu 2
Garden of Daisies
LAC
Thomaisin O Dea's Reel
WFO 2

Bibliography

I have found zero transcriptions of this song anywhere on the indexed books. Try my recommended links to other indexes if you need a transcription. If you want to actually learn to sing this song, simply learn it from a fellow singer or from a recording listed above. See also: Tips for Learning Irish Traditional Music.

Year of the oldest source for this tune, considering the recordings and transcriptions listed above (note that I concentrate on sources after 1900): 1981