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The Leprechaun

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THE LEPRECHAUN (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Iain Boyd All Kinds of Everything 1 1969

1- 8 1s set, cross RH, set and cast into middle facing 2s
9-16 2s+1s set, turn other partner (1s dancing out), 1s dance down between 3s and cast up into middle to face 3s
17-24 1s+3s set, turn other partner (1s dancing out), 1s dance up between 2s and cast to 2nd place opposite sides
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on sides (dancing down between 3s to start) and cross RH to 2nd place own sides

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

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Leprechauns are fairies who often take the form of old men.

They wear green clothes and are known for making mischief, and boots.

A Leprechaun Counts His Gold - Engraving Around 1900

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