Here are all recordings of this tune considering only the indexed recordings. I have discovered by careful listening that these sources are in fact musically the same tune, regardless of the tune titles they use, key changes, retuning, etc.
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|[Album code] Artist. Title (Link to Album Info page). Performers (instruments).|
[ITWWW] "If There Weren't Any Women in the World". Colmcille Ceilidhe Band: possibly Frank O'Higgins (fiddle), possibly Sean O'Sullivan (fiddle), unknown others.
[CC] Bernard O'Sullivan and Tommy McMahon. Clare Concertinas. Bernard O'Sullivan (concertina), Tommy McMahon (concertina) except where solos noted. For this tune: Tommy.
[JsMcD] Josie McDermott. Darby's Farewell. Josie McDermott (flute, whistle, vocals). For this tune: (flute).
[ECahill] Eddie Cahill. Ah! Surely. Eddie Cahill (flute).
[KB UC] Kevin Burke. Up Close. Kevin Burke (fiddle). For this tune: with Murphy family (harmonicas).
[MM 3] Matt Molloy. Stony Steps. Matt Molloy (flute).
[CKeane 1] Conor Keane. Cooley's House. Conor Keane (accordion).
[DH 1] Dan Herlihy and Friends. The Night of the Fair. Traditional Irish Music from Sliabh Luachra. Dan Herlihy (accordion). For this tune: with Denis O'Connor (banjo).
[LaL] Lámh ar Lámh. Many Hands. young musicians of Ashbourne CCE.
[WFO 1] Wooden Flute Obsession. Mark Roberts (flute).
[PO 4] Paddy O'Brien. Mixing the Punch. Paddy O'Brien (accordion).
[HB 4] Harry Bradley. The First of May. Harry Bradley (flute). For this tune: (Eb flute), with James Carty (fiddle).