Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Shamrock Girl

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE SHAMROCK GIRL (S4x32) 4C set Roy Goldring 12 more Social Dances

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s circle 4H round to left, 3s followed by 1s lead down to bottom and cast up own side (3s to 1st place and 1s to 3rd place)
9-16 All dance reflection reels of 4 on own sides (RSh on Men's side and LSh on Ladies' side)
17-24 3s and 1s dance full Figs of 8 round couple below them
25-32 3s+2s also 1s+4s dance ½ Diamond Poussette and all turn both hands. 2341

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

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The shamrock is a symbol of Ireland. It is a three-leafed old white clover and is mainly an old Christian symbol of the Holy Trinity.


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