Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Tir Nan Og

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TIR NAN OG (M-8x(S16+R16)) 4C set Mary Isdal MacNab

1- 8 1s and 4s set, 1M and 4L cast 1 place (M down, L up) to face partner in diagonal line, 1s and 4s set to partners, turn 2H to end in diag line
9-16 1s+4s dance a diagonal reel of 4 ending in original places

17-24 1s and 4s set, cast in 1 place and dance RH across
25-32 1s and 4s set, cast back to places and dance LH across with 2s/3s

33-48 1L and 4M repeat bars 1-16

49-56 1s+2s set, dance ½ RH across, 1s+3s set and dance ½ LH across
57-64 1s+4s set, dance ½ RH across, all set and cross to own sides Ladies pass under arches made by Men

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

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