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Bridge Of Athlone

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BRIDGE OF ATHLONE (R5x48) 5C set

1- 8 All Adv+Ret, all advance to opposite sides Ladies dancing under Men's arms
9-16 All Adv+Ret, all advance to own sides Ladies dancing under Men's arms
17-24 1s slip step to bottom and back
25-32 1s followed by 2s+3s+4s+5s cast to bottom and 1s make an arch, 2s+3s+4s+5s dance under arch and up to new places and make arches
33-40 1L dances up under arches as 1M casts to top, 1M dances down under arches as 1L casts to bottom
41-48 All swing partners

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


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The Bridge of Athlone spans the River Shannon in the Irish town of Athlone.
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The Bridge Of Athlone


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