The Star of Munster

Traditional Irish Reel, A Dorian
TrailJams Tune of the Week for August 26, 2021

The Star of Munster. Traditional Irish Reel. TrailJams Tune of the Week. Play it together August 26, 2021. Illustration copyright 2021 Jonathan Lay.


Dots (Music Notation)

As always for traditional tunes, the musical notation and chords do not indicate the “right” way to play the tune, but are a useful reference.

Sheet music and chords for The Star of Munster, traditional Irish Reel. Key of A Dorian. Arranged by Jonathan Lay 8/20/2021.
Play from the Dots
Slow tempo 65bpm
Moderate tempo 85bpm


Here are some examples of sets that include The Star of Munster.

  • Far from Home (G) / The Silver Spear (D) / Star of Munster (A Dor)
    Jump to the Far From Home Reel Set
  • The Unfortunate Cup of Tea / Ships are Sailing / The Star of Munster
  • Paddy on the Railroad (D) / Star of Munster (A Dor) / Masons Apron (A)
  • Star of Munster / Maid Behind the Bar
  • The Star Of Munster (A Dor) / John Stenson’s no.1 (D) / John Stenson’s no.2 (A)

References and Resources

For those who want to dig deeper, here are some other resources.