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Glens Of Antrim (Clindinning)

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THE GLENS OF ANTRIM (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Wesley Clindinning Canada's Irish Rover

1- 8 1L followed by 1M casts, dance Fig of 8 round 2s. On bars 7-8, 1L curves left and 1M loops left into place
9-16 3M followed by 3L casts up, dance Fig of 8 round 2s. On bars 7-8, 3M curves left and 3L loops left into place
17-24 1s+2s Set&Link, 1s+3s Set&Link to end 1s curving right to face up, 2s+3s face down. 231
25-32 2s+3s+1s dance reel of 3 on the sides (1s RSh to 3s) On bars 31-32, 3s+1s loop round each other. 1s finish in 2nd place, 1L facing out. 213
On second repeat 1s dance an 8 bar reel to finish in 4th place, 4th couple finish in 3rd place

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


Dance Information

Also see the dance Glens Of Antrim (Smith) by Betty Smith.

The Glens of Antrim is a region of County Antrim, Northern Ireland comprising nine glens (valleys), that radiate from the Antrim Plateau to the coast.

Glens Of Antrim
One Of The Glens Of Antrim - Glenariff - 19th Century Image


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