The Dance Of The Week for this week is an Irish set dance called Seit Chamuis first presented by Seamus Ó Mealóid in Westport in 2015.
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The Dance Of The Week for this week is Flight Of The Earls, or The Leuven Set by Jim Keenan that chronicles the flight of the Earls from Donegal beginning in 1607.
It’s not a particularly difficult dance but does have a variety of movements in each figure that will keep you thinking.
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The Dance Of The Week for this week is a new set, The Battle of Affane, demonstrated at the Sweets of May Dance Festival in Tralee in 2015. It’s a short set commemorating the 1565 Battle of Affane and has a good variety of movements including doubling!
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The Dance Of the Week for this week is the Cross Of The Commons set, an Irish set dance recently composed by Joan Pollard Carew in memory of her father Jackie Pollard.
The dance is short (only 3 figures) and easy to learn and has a few unusual moves to keep you interested.
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For this week we’ve got an Ar Rinci Foirne ceili dance that will take some practice to get right but when done all the way through will give you a decent workout. Trip To The Cottage is danced with 4 couples in a square formation and has four major movements to keep you thinking. Remember, get those feet up!