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Seabhac na hEirne

Seabhac na hEirne

Seabhac na hEirne or The Hawk of Ballyshannon is a lovely and enchanting tune from the Celtic Treasure: The Legacy of Turlough O’Carolan

This is an ancient Irish harp piece, Seabhac na hEirne. The tune was composed by Rory Dall O’Cathain around 1600.

Seabhac is pronounced Shouk [sjouk]
However in Welsh [Cymraeg] this bird is known by a different name: Hebog