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The Moate Set

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5 Figures

Figure No Bars Figure name Style Avg time
1 120 Lead on and swing Polka 01:38
2 104 Slide and shoulder Slide 01:25
3 112 Saw and basket Polka 01:33
4 96 In and out Polka 01:20
5 128 The hop Hornpipe 02:38

Usual dancing time (no breaks): 08:34.

Notes

The Moate Set was established in the 1940’s and danced locally at house dances. The Set was revived in the 1980’s by Frank Bracken and danced locally in Dun Na Sí CCE Cultural Centre used by the local set dancers. In 1992 Joe and Siobhán O Donovan did a workshop in Dun Na Sí to keep the set alive. In 2014 Bridie Hamm, Tom Shine, Nicky Finn and Sharleen McCaffrey got together to bring the set into the next generation.
Added from original notes written by Padraig Mc Eneany

1 Recording

Type Artist Title Track # Last Updated
CD Rise The Dust Give it a Lift 18

Alternate music for these figures:

Set Name Figure No Artist Title Track
Figure 1 - 120 bars of Polkas.
Clare Orange and Green 4 Ceili Time Irish Set Dancing Fun 22
Sliabh Fraoch 1 Danny Webster Come Set Dancing to Danny Webster 11
Cashel 6 Gleann an Iolair Ceili Band The Derry Boat 16
6 Glenside Ceili Band Set Dance Music From Glen 21
6 Heather Breeze Traditional Irish Music for Set Dancing and Listening 13
6 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 02 19
Black Valley Square Jig 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 06 14
Clare Orange and Green 4 Dance Music of Ireland volume 07 11
Skibbereen 4 Dance Music of Ireland volume 08 14
5 15
Williamstown 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 11 1
Mayo Lancers 4 Dance Music of Ireland volume 12 18
Tory Island 4 Dance Music of Ireland volume 14 8
Sliabh Fraoch 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 17 8
Tory Island Lancers 4 Dance Music of Ireland volume 19 8
Atha Caoiré 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 20 10
Mazurka 1 McIlroy Band Hilltown Ceili with caller Joe Farrell 1
Cashel 6 20
6 Michael Sexton Ceili Band Volume 2 - Mad To Dance 11
Clare Orange and Green 4 22
Cashel 6 Michéal Sexton and Pat Walsh Music for Set Dancing - "Live" 12
Sliabh Fraoch 1 Play the Keys 5
Cashel 6 Rise The Dust All Set 16
6 Shaskeen Music For Sets volume 4 16
6 Swallow's Tail In Full Flight 12
Clare Orange and Green 4 Tommy McCarthy Set Dances of Ireland Vol 1 4
Mazurka 1 7
2 8
Clare Orange and Green 4 Various Artists The Set 2 - Music For Four Complete Sets 4
Figure 2 - 104 bars of Slides.
Balleyvourney Jig 2 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 11 7
3 8
Atha Caoiré 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 20 11
Black Valley Square Jig 4 Tommy McCarthy Set Dances of Ireland Vol 5 4
Figure 3 - 112 bars of Polkas.
Fermanagh 1 Davey Ceili Band Pipe 'n' Music - For Set Dancing 12
Balleyvourney Reel 6 Donncha Lynch Ceili Band Set Dances of Cork and Kerry 12
Fermanagh 1 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 09 7
Dublin 3 Dance Music of Ireland volume 17 20
Coomhola 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 21 9
Croisloch 1 Rise The Dust Give it a Lift 5
Fermanagh 1 Shaskeen Music For Sets volume 4 7
Clare Plain Polka 1 Tommy McCarthy Set Dances of Ireland Vol 2 7
Fermanagh 1 Triskell Irish Set Dancing CD - Faoi Do Chois 11
Kenmare Polka 2 Various Artists The Set 2 - Music For Four Complete Sets 14
3 15
Balleyvourney Reel 6 The Set 3 - Music For Four Complete Sets 18
Figure 4 - 96 bars of Polkas.
Connemara 4 Abbey Ceili Band Beal a' Ghleanna 10
4 Brian Boru Ceili Band House Around 15
Balleyvourney Reel 2 Donncha Lynch Ceili Band Set Dances of Cork and Kerry 8
3 9
5 11
Connemara 4 Glenside Ceili Band Set Dance Music From Glen 14
4 Heather Breeze Traditional Irish Music for Set Dancing and Listening 7
4 Johnny Reidy and the Sliabh Luachra Ceili Band Music for Set Dancing volume 2 - At Home in Sliabh Luachra 22
4 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 04 9
Ballycommon 4 Dance Music of Ireland volume 09 21
Valentia Right and Left 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 10 6
2 7
5 10
Glencree 6 26
Rosscahill 3 29
Kilfenora Plain 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 13 1
Limerick Tumblers 3 Dance Music of Ireland volume 17 15
Connemara 4 Michael Sexton Ceili Band Volume 1 10
4 PJ Hernon Buail Cois Air 4
4 Public House Ceili Band Go Figure 16
Caledonian 2 Shaskeen Music For Sets volume 1 2
Connemara 4 18
4 Swallow's Tail In Full Flight 16
4 Triskell Irish Set Dancing CD - Faoi Do Chois 4
Balleyvourney Reel 2 Various Artists The Set 3 - Music For Four Complete Sets 14
3 15
5 17
Figure 5 - 128 bars of Hornpipes.
Monaghan 5 Davey Ceili Band Pipe 'n' Music - For Set Dancing 5
5 Fodhla Ceili Band Music For Set Dancing 10
North Kerry 5 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 01 7
Clare Plain (Reel) 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 03 2
Monaghan 5 Dance Music of Ireland volume 06 13
Ballinascarty Half 3 Dance Music of Ireland volume 11 23
Cuchulainn 4 Dance Music of Ireland volume 19 26
North Kerry 5 Shaskeen Music For Sets volume 2 11
5 Various Artists The Set 2 - Music For Four Complete Sets 12

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Instructions

Author Title Ref Last Updated
Pat Murphy Tabhair Dom Do Lamh p166
Michael and Susan Harrison DanceMinder https://danceminder.com/dance/show/moates

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