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Bean an Tincéara


Bean an Ticéara (Reel)


John got this tune from the concertina playing of Mary Houlihan. John plays this tune on the Comhaltas Ceoltóirí  “Seoda Ceoil” from 1968 and in Treoir magazine from June/July 1968 it states: “…he plays a fine setting of the ” Bean Tinceara” which he got from a great concertina player named Mary Houlihan.” Link.

Credit: The Photographic Collection, D037.18.00003. Image and data © National Folklore Collection, UCD. Link


John playing Bean an Tincéara and the Flogging Reel on the concertina.

Details: Location: Cultúrlann na hÉireann. Date: 1968.

Credit: Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann Recording by Séamus MacMathúna.1968. Link


Notated from above recording.


Bean an Tincéara