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Ballynaree

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BALLYNAREE (S5x32) 5C set John Drewry Bankhead Book 1

1- 8 All set, 1s+2s also 4s+5s Petronella-in-tandem to opposite sides while 3s cast and chase clockwise between 1s+2s or 4s+5s to partner's place. (2)(1)(3)(5)(4)
9-16 2s, 3s and 4s (top, middle and bottom couples) set and petronella turn into middle, turn 2H and petronella turn to own sides. 2(1)3(5)4
17-24 1s and 5s set and ¾ turn LH, all dance RH across (2s+1L, 1M+3s+5L and 5M+4s) with 1s and 5s ending on own sides. 21354
25-32 1s+3s also 5s+4s Set&Link, 1s dancing in cast to bottom while 4s and 5s turn 2H and lead up 1 place. 23451

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


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