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Farewell To Portrush

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FAREWELL TO PORTRUSH (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Lucy Mulholland Belfast Platinum Anniv

1- 2 1s+2s turn ¾ RH into line of 4 in middle, take prom hold, 1s facing Men's side, 2s facing Ladies' side
3- 4 1s+2s dance ½ round clockwise, Ladies face up, Men down, retaining RH
5- 8 1s+2s set, turn ¾ RH to end 2s at top, 1s in 2nd place own sides
9-16 Reels of 3 across, 1s passing 2nd corner RSh to start. 1s pull back LSh to end 1M between 2s facing down, 1L between 3s facing up
17-24 All circle 6H round and back
25-32 1s petronella turn into centre BtoB, 1M facing up, 1L down and all set (as Crown Triangles); 1s cast to Left round 3rd corners. 213

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


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