CLOGHAN  SET
              2008   Larry E. Taylor


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    This set is from County Offaly, Ireland.
    Ladies chain:  ladies give right hands at waist-level and dance on to the opposite gent
              (who has danced into his partner's position); couples take left hands and form
              an arch; the lady dances under the arch and around the gent as he continues to
              face into the set; ladies again chain with right hands in the center and then dance
              on to their partner; couples take left hands and again form an arch; the lady
              dances under the arch to-place as the gent again continues to face into the set.
    Swing in waltz hold.
    Gents dance forward on the left foot and ladies begin forward on the right foot.
    Bar counts (quantities of measures) for patterns are shown in bold.
    The total bar count for each Figure includes an eight-bar introduction of music.
    First side couple is on the left of the first top couple.
    Edition of October 2, 2006 -- Contact larryetaylor@hotmail.com 
 
  SET  FORMATION   FIGURE 1 -- REELS (72 BARS)
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" pass through with ladies in the center; turn clockwise at opposite4;
pass through with gents in the center; turn clockwise to-place at home4;
swing in waltz hold8;
ladies chain (see header)8;
swing in waltz hold8.
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"   32.
  SET  FORMATION   FIGURE 2 -- REELS (200 BARS)
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" first top gent and second top lady pass in the center right-shoulder-to-right
          then turn clockwise to face each other2; swing in waltz hold in the center4;
          reverse to-place2;
lead around inside the set in sweetheart hold8;
partners face one another and take right-hand-in-right; dance in-place with an
          ordinary or battering step8;
swing in waltz hold8;
ladies chain8;
swing in waltz hold8;
All couples: repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"   with second top gent and first top lady, first side gent and
          second side lady then second side gent and first side lady leading144.
  SET  FORMATION   FIGURE 3 -- REELS (72 BARS)
Top couples REPEAT "MARKER" ladies chain8;
swing in waltz hold8;
gents place hands on lady's waist and ladies place hands on gent's shoulders;
          with gents back-to-back, gallop (sevens, beginning with weight on the
          trailing foot) to opposite 4;
          dance in-place, without turning2;
          with ladies back-to-back, gallop to home4;
          dance in-place, without turning2;
swing in waltz hold8;
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"   32.
  SET  FORMATION   FIGURE 4 -- REELS (96 BARS)
All couples: take hands in a circle and advance and retire twice8;
lead around anticlockwise in sweetheart hold8;
REPEAT "MARKER" swing in waltz hold6; ladies dance inside the set to the next gent on the right2;
lead around anticlockwise in sweetheart hold8;
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"  until original partners are again at home48;
lead around anticlockwise in sweetheart hold8;
take hands in a circle and advance and retire twice8.

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