You’re an Irish dancer and you’ve run across a music session in which the players have got some serious craic going on. The music is making your feet move on their own and you can’t stand it anymore. You’ve got to get up and dance. You jump up, perhaps even pull some fellow dancers along and begin dancing.
But stop. Before you head over to join the musicians, consider the following.
The Dance Of The Week for this week is another popular Irish set dance, the Aran Set. It’s a short set that’s got some intricate first and second figures and ends with a nice easy mixer.
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The dance of the week for this week is the Derrada Set. An easy dance with three figures of jig, polka and reel respectively. This is another dance that gives one plenty of time for battering and a few opportunities for a bit of flirting. Click through for notes, videos and music references.
The Dance Of The Week for this week is another fun set that takes a bit of practice to do right but is worth the effort. The Clare Orange and Green has a good mix of interesting movements using reels, jigs and polkas. Click through for notes, music and video links
The Dance Of The Week for this week is the North Kerry Set. It’s a fairly easy set with a good variety of movements and lively tune styles. Click through for notes and links to videos and music.
The Dance Of The Week for this week is the Caragh Lake Jig Set. It’s a long, easy and fun set with seven figures. Click through for notes and links to videos and music.
Hello everyone. The Dance Of The Week for this week is Seit Doire Cholmcille or the Derry Set. It’s an easy dance with some fun figures. Follow the link for notes and links to videos and music references.
The Dance Of the Week for this week is the Borlin Jenny Reel Set from the Borlin Valley area of County Cork. Click through for notes and links to video and music references.
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