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X:209 T:Mamma's Pet M:4/4 L:1/8 S:Capt. F. O'Neill R:Reel K:G (3DEF|G2 FG EG D2|G2 BG dGBG|G2 FG EG D2|Beed BcAB| G2 FG EG D2|GABc dBAB|G2 FG EG D2|Beed "tr"B2 A2|| BAGA Bc d2|Beed Bc d2|BAGA Bc d2|Beed "tr"B2 A2| BAGA Bc d2|Beed BcdB|G2 GB A2 Ac|Beed "tr"B2 A2|| eA (3AAA edBA|GFGA Bc d2|eA (3AAA edBc|d2 ef "tr"g2 fg| eA (3AAA edBA|GFGA Bc d2|G2 GB A2 Ac|Beed "tr"B2 A2|| % % In boyhood days I memorized the first part of this reel from the fiddl %e % playing of Mr. Downing a gentleman farmer who taught me the % rudiments of music on the flute. Thirty-five years later the second % part was supplied by A.S. Beamish, another West Cork musician. % Being without a name the tune was called "Timothy Downing" or % "Downing's Reel", in the O'Neill Collections. With a third part % obtained from the famous fiddler John McFadden of Mayo, this % tripartite reel is presented under its presumably true name.