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The Drumlins Of Down

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THE DRUMLINS OF DOWN (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Betty Smith Belfast Book

1- 8 1s+2s+3s set, 1s cast 1 place while 2s cross up LH to top and 3s cross over RH, 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s
9-16 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 3s, 2s+1s+3s set and 2s+3s cross RH while 1s turn RH to face 3rd corners
17-24 1s dance ½ RSh reels of 3 on own sides, 1s pass RSh to dance ½ reels on opposite sides ending with 1s in 2nd place on own side
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

A drumlin is an elongated hill in the shape of an inverted spoon or half-buried egg formed by glacial ice. They form the 'basket of eggs' landscape found in parts of counties Down and Armagh in Northern Ireland.
Drumlins Of Down Image
Three Rows Of Drumlins, Each Higher Than The Other, At Ballyagherty, County Down

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