Dance Of The Week – Moycullen Set

The dance for this week is another fun set that’s short but has some figures that will keep you thinking.  The Moycullen Set was a local Moycullen set which had not been danced in many years but was revived relatively recently.  Follow the link for full notes and links to instructional videos.

Dance Of The Week – South Galway Reel Set

The dance for this week is a very easy set that’s great for beginners and even for more experienced dancers when the night’s getting long.  The South Galway Reel Set is also good for the times when you don’t have a full sets worth of dancers as most figures can be danced as a half set.

Dance Of The Week – Templebeg Set

The Dance Of the Week for this week is a fairly complicated set recently composed by Pat Murphy (yes, that Pat Murphy) in honor of his home region of Templebeg.

The Templebeg Set has some intricate and in some cases, rapid, movements that are fun to watch and we expect, fun to dance.

Click through for notes and links to videos for each of the figures.

Dance Of The Week: Clare Orange and Green set

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

DOTW: The Connemara Reel Set

The Dance Of The Week for this week is a classic Irish set dance The Connemara Reel Set.  It’s danced throughout the world and features some battering that takes practice to get right but is well worth the time.  Click through for notes, videos and music references.

DOTW: The Merchant Set

Merchant

The Dance Of The Week for this week is The Merchant Set, a new set created by Pádraig and Róisín McEneany in late 2013.  It’s a short, fun looking set which has the dancers dancing top position in turn on each figure.  Click through for notes and video of the second figure.

Let us know if you’ve got video of any of the other figures!