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Father Connelly's Jig

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FATHER CONNELLY'S JIG (J4x64) 4C set John Drewry Donside Book

1- 8 1s+2s Set and Rotate:-
' Set, rotate singly and dance on 1 place clockwise, change places RH on sides and dance on 1 place to own sides (1s in 2nd place)
9-16 1s dance ½ diag R&L with 1st corners while 2nd corners set and change places diagonally RH, 1s dance ½ reels of 3 on opposite sides
17-24 1s dance ½ diag R&L with 3rd corner (pstn) while 2nd corners (pstn) set and change places diagonally, 1s dance ½ reels of 3 on own sides
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 across Lady with 2s and Man with 3s
33-40 1s cross down between 3s, 1L casts up round 3M and 1M casts down round 4L, 1s change places LH in centre and cast to 3rd place own sides
41-56 3s+1s+4s (bottom 3 couples) repeat bars 9-24
57-64 All (or bottom 3 couples only) circle 8(6)H round and back

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


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