Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Tir Nan Og

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TIR NAN OG (M-8x(S16+R16)) 4C set Mary Isdale MacNab

1- 8 1s and 4s set, 1M and 4L cast 1 place (M down, L up) to face partner in diagonal line, 1s and 4s set to partners, turn 2H to end in diagonal line
9-16 1s+4s dance a diagonal reel of 4 ending in original places

17-24 1s and 4s set, cast in 1 place and dance RH across
25-32 1s and 4s set, cast back to places and dance LH across with 2s/3s

33-48 1L and 4M repeat bars 1-16

49-56 1s+2s set, dance ½ RH across, 1s+3s set and dance ½ LH across
57-64 1s+4s set, dance ½ RH across, all set and cross to own sides Ladies pass under arches made by Men

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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