DOIRE  CHOLMCILLE  SEIT
         2008   Larry E. Taylor

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    This set was composed by Frank Roddy of Derry, Ireland.  The set is also known as
              the DERRY SET.
    Swing in waltz hold.
    Gents begin forward on the left foot and ladies begin forward on the right foot.
    Ladies Chain:   With a waist-level hold for all contacts, ladies give right hands in
              the center, dance to and give left hands to the opposite gent (who has danced into
              his partner's position); couples dance around one another (no arch); the ladies
              also chain to home, right-hand-in-right.
    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.
    Documentation is based upon a workshop taught by Pat Murphy at
              Toronto, Canada on April 20, 2001.
    Edition of November 15, 2008 Contact larryetaylor@hotmail.com 
 
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 1 -- REELS (128 BARS)      Dance lift-2-3-4.
All couples: take crossed-hands (rights on top) and lead around anticlockwise6;
          turn the lady clockwise to-place with all four hands2.
swing in waltz hold8.
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" house each other, in waltz hold8;  [ A back-to-back pattern is next. ]
with the couple on their left : 
          pass-through right-shoulder-to-right2;
          dancing backward, pass-through one another to home
          left-shoulder-to-left2;
          take right-hand-in-right (pinwheel) and dance one clockwise
          circle to home positions4;
All couples: swing in waltz hold8.
Side couples: repeat from    REPEAT "MARKER"    24.
All couples: repeat from    REPEAT "MARKER"    48;
full house in waltz hold8.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 2 -- REELS (160 BARS)      Dance lift-2-3-4.
All couples: take crossed-hands (rights on top) and lead around anticlockwise6;
          turn the lady clockwise to-place with all four hands2.
swing in waltz hold8.
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" house each other in waltz hold8;
holding inside (closest) hands, advance and retire once4;
first top couple form and arch and the second top gent only dances under to
          the opposite position and faces into the set4;
first top couple and the second top lady high gates:
          holding inside hands, the first top gent follows each lady under the arch
          as the first top lady, the second top lady, then the first top lady dances
          under the arch (the entire line faces a new direction as the
          under-arch-follow movement ends); end facing the second top gent8;
little Christmas6; reverse to home2.
All couples: repeat from    REPEAT "MARKER"     with the first side, second top, then the second side
          couple leading96;
full house in waltz hold8.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 3 -- REELS (144 BARS)      Dance lift-2-3-4.
All couples: take crossed-hands (rights on top) and lead around anticlockwise6;
          turn the lady clockwise to-place with all four hands2.
swing in waltz hold8.
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" ladies chain8;
house each other in waltz hold8;
with the couple on their left : 
          take inside hands and advance and retire once4;
          top couples form an arch and the side couple dance under
          as couples change places; all turn-in (toward one another) to-place4;
          repeat the advance and retire and  pass-through with successive
          left couples to home24.
All couples: swing in waltz hold8.
Side couples: repeat from    REPEAT "MARKER"    56.
All couples: full house in waltz hold8.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 4 -- JIGS (104 BARS)       Dance down-2-3.
All couples: take crossed-hands (rights on top) and lead around anticlockwise6;
          turn the lady clockwise to-place with all four hands2.
swing in waltz hold8;
full house in waltz hold8.
REPEAT "MARKER" gents advance and retire once (no-touch) while the ladies dance
          in-place then dance inside and turn clockwise to face the next
          gent on the right; keep the set compact (stay close) while dancing
          this fast moving four-bar pattern4;
house half-way around in waltz hold with new partners4;
swing in waltz hold8;
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"   until original partners swing48;
full house in waltz hold8.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 5 -- HORNPIPES (152 BARS)       Dance lift-2-3-4.
All couples: REPEAT "MARKER" take hands in a circle and advance and retire once4;
dance at home (one revolution)and turn the lady under clockwise to the next
          position on the left4;  [ A quarterhouse pattern is next. ]
dance in-place in waltz hold (or slightly in then out)2;
double to the next position on the right2;
repeat the dance in-place and double to the next position to reach the
          gents’ home position12;
full house in waltz hold8;
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"    until original partners full house96;
take hands in a circle and advance and retire once4;
dance at home in waltz hold (one revolution)4;
full house in waltz hold8.

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