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Dora Connolly's Jig

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DORA CONNOLLY'S JIG (J4x40) 4C set Sue Petyt 2008

1- 8 2s+3s Set&Rotate. 1324
9-16 3s dance Diagonal R&L with 1s and 2s (3M down, 3L up each time) (2)3(1)4
17-24 1s dance Diagonal R&L with 3s and 4s (1M down, 1L up each time) (2)(4)(1)(3)
25-32 Reels of 4 on sides (2s+4s and 1s+3s pass RSh to start)
33-40 All set, all cross RH to own sides, 2s+4s also 1s+3s dance RH across. 2413

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


Dora Connolly's Jig (J4x40) 4C set Sue Petyt

1-8 Second and third couple set and rotate (1 3 2 4)
9-16 Third couple dance full diagonal rights and lefts, lady coming up both times and man going down
17-24 First couple dance full diagonal rights and lefts, lady coming up both times and man going down (2 4 1 3 all on opposite sides)
25-32 Second couple face down, fourth couple face up, first couple face down, third couple face up. All dance reels of four on the sides
33-36 All join hands on the side and set, all cross over to own side giving right hands, finishing on the side lines
37-40 Second and fourth couple, first and third couple dance right hand across once round
Repeat from new positions

(Dance Crib compiled by the deviser, Sue Petyt, 2008)


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Written for Dora Connolly.

Dance Information by the deviser, Sue Petyt.

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