FERMANAGH  QUADRILLES  SET
          2008   Larry E. Taylor

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    This set is from Fermanagh County, Ireland.
    Swing in ceili hold.
    Chain:  Pull-the-hand and face-in  --  Ladies give right hands at waist-level in the
              center and dance on to the opposite gent. The gent takes the lady’s left hand,
              forms an arch and she dances under and around the gent as he continues to face
              into the set; ladies chain on the way to home; gents pull-the-hand for an arch
              and under/around for original partners also.
    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.
    Documentation is based upon a workshop taught by Pat Murphy at Milwaukee,
              Wisconsin USA in July 1997.
    Edition of December 19, 2008 Contact larryetaylor@hotmail.com 
 
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 1 -- REELS (120 BARS)   Dance lift-2-3-4.
All couples: lead around anticlockwise, holding crossed-hands (rights on top)6;
          turn the lady under clockwise with four hands2;
swing in ceili hold8.
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" advance and retire twice, right-hand-in-right8;
ladies:   crossover (change places), passing right-shoulder-to-right2;
gents:    crossover (change places), passing right-shoulder-to-right also2;
ladies then gents crossover to home as above4;
swing in ceili hold8.
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"   24.
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER"REPEAT "MARKER" ladies chain8;
house each other, holding crossed-hands (rights on top)8;
swing in ceili hold8.
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"REPEAT "MARKER"   24  --  except all couples dance for the final swing.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 2 -- JIGS (152 BARS)    Dance down-2-3.
All couples: lead around anticlockwise, holding crossed-hands (rights on top)6;
          turn the lady under clockwise with four hands2;
swing in ceili hold8.
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" advance and retire once, right-hand-in-right4;
still right-hand-in-right, face and dance in-place (or slightly in-and-out); ladies
          face into the set on the first and third bar and out of the set on the
          second and fourth bar; on the fourth bar, gents turn the lady
          anticlockwise to-place and couples take a sweetheart hold
          (across the shoulders)4;
crossover anticlockwise, still in sweetheart hold; pull-the-hand (rights,
          up/over) to a right-hand-in-right hold for the following advance and
          retire4;
repeat from    REPEAT "MARKER"   12;
swing in ceili hold8.
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"   32.
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER"REPEAT "MARKER" ladies chain8;
swing in ceili hold8.
house each other, holding crossed-hands (rights on top)8;
swing in ceili hold8.
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"REPEAT "MARKER"   32  --  except all couples dance for the final swing.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 3 -- REELS (184 BARS)    Dance lift-2-3-4.
All couples: lead around anticlockwise, holding crossed-hands (rights on top)6;
          turn the lady under clockwise with four hands2;
swing in ceili hold8.
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" first top gent and second top lady :  crossover (change places), passing
          right-shoulder-to-right2; turn clockwise2; dance to the center2;
          turn clockwise to face each other2;
          swing in ceili hold and end facing original partners8;
          while still in the center, left-arm hook around4;  
          right-arm hook around and return to home positions4;
original partners swing in ceili hold8.
All couples: repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"    with first side gent/second side lady, then second top
          gent/first top lady, then second side gent/first side lady leading96.
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER"REPEAT "MARKER" ladies chain8;
swing in ceili hold8.
Side couples: repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"REPEAT "MARKER"   16  --  except all couples dance for the final swing.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 4 -- JIGS (184 BARS)    Dance down-2-3.
All couples: lead around anticlockwise, holding crossed-hands (rights on top)6;
          turn the lady under clockwise with four hands2;
swing in ceili hold8.
Top couples: REPEAT "MARKER" first top couple swing in ceili holdwhile the second top couple dance
          in-place, right-hand-in-right with the lady facing out of the set and the
          gent facing into the set(6)  then crossover and steal the first top lady,
          with the gent holding inside hands of both ladies(2);
while the first top gent dances in-place, the trio cross to the second top gent’s
          position2; the gent pulls the ladies' hands to a sweetheart hold (across
          the shoulders)2; the trio and one then dance to the first top gent who
          pulls the ladies' inside hands up to a circle-of-four4;
little Christmas, with the ladies resting their hands on the gents’ shoulders and
          gents’arms at the ladies’ waists6; reverse to home2;
ladies chain8;
swing in ceili hold8;
All couples: repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"    with the first side couple, the second top couple, then the
          second side couple swinging first.   All couples dance for the
          final swing120.
  SET FORMATION   FIGURE 5 -- JIGS (104 BARS)    Dance down-2-3.
All couples: take hands in a circle and advance and retire twice8;
full house in waltz hold8;
REPEAT "MARKER" take hands in a circle and advance and retire twice and ladies dance inside
           to-place at the next position on the right on the last two bars8;
new partners full house in waltz hold8;
repeat from   REPEAT "MARKER"   until original partners full house48;
gents:    dance to the center and grasp crossed-hands with the opposite man,
         with top couple's hands on top4;
ladies:   link arms with her partner and the gent originally on her right4;
big Christmas, making two clockwise revolutions8.

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