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The Shannon Gaels Set

From county Roscommon. First sides is on the left.

4 Figures

Figure No Bars Figure name Style Avg time
1 176 Pass Through and Star Polka 03:07
2 128 Arches Reel 02:08
3 144 Stars Reel 02:25
4 112 Crossover Jig 01:53

Usual dancing time (no breaks): 09:33.

Notes

This set was given to us by Gerard Butler. It was put together by Ger’s father Seamus and reflects Ger’s memories of his early life in Roscommon and dancing in those times. Polka steps are danced for the Jig.

There are no CDs which feature this music.

Alternate music for these figures:

Set Name Figure No Artist Title Track
Figure 1 - 176 bars of Polkas.
Clare Plain Polka 3 Tommy McCarthy Set Dances of Ireland Vol 2 9
Ardgroom Polka 1 Various Artists The Set 4 - Music For Four Complete Sets 8
2 9
3 10
Figure 2 - 128 bars of Reels.
Clare Plain (Reel) 2 Abbey Ceili Band Beal a' Ghleanna 17
Caledonian 1 Barefield Ceili Band Between The Sets 1
Clare Plain (Reel) 2 8
Caledonian 1 Brian Boru Ceili Band House Around 1
Fermanagh 3 Cathal McAnulty Ceili Band Sets Workshop 17
Cuchulainn 4 Danny Webster Come Set Dancing to Danny Webster 4
Monaghan 2 Davey Ceili Band Pipe 'n' Music - For Set Dancing 2
Fermanagh 3 14
Clare Plain (Reel) 2 Gleann an Iolair Ceili Band The Derry Boat 2
Caledonian 1 Johnny Reidy and the Sliabh Luachra Ceili Band Music for Set Dancing volume 2 - At Home in Sliabh Luachra 7
Clare Lancers 5 Lough Ree Ceili Band Keep 'er Lit - Live from Spanish Point 5
Clare Plain (Reel) 2 13
Caledonian 1 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 01 17
Clare Plain (Reel) 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 03 2
Labasheeda 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 04 11
3 12
Fermanagh 3 Dance Music of Ireland volume 09 9
Williamstown 4 Dance Music of Ireland volume 11 4
Doire Cholm Cille 1 16
Kildownet Half 4 27
Armagh 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 14 11
Caledonian 1 Michael Sexton Ceili Band Volume 1 1
Clare Plain (Reel) 2 12
Labasheeda 2 Volume 2 - Mad To Dance 13
3 14
Caledonian 1 Michéal Sexton and Pat Walsh Music for Set Dancing - "Live" 1
Clare Plain (Reel) 2 14
2 PJ Hernon Buail Cois Air 20
Caledonian 1 Public House Ceili Band Go Figure 1
Clare Plain (Reel) 2 8
2 Rise The Dust All Set 18
Merchant 1 Give it a Lift 1
3 3
Caledonian 1 Shaskeen Music For Sets volume 1 1
Clare Plain (Reel) 2 Music For Sets volume 4 2
Fermanagh 3 9
Labasheeda 2 Temple House Ceili Band Temple House - Music For Sets volume 1 13
3 14
Clare Plain (Reel) 2 Temple House - Music For Sets volume 2 2
2 The Coast Ceili Band Set Dancing Downunder 17
Caledonian 1 Tommy McCarthy Set Dances of Ireland Vol 5 6
Fermanagh 3 Triskell Irish Set Dancing CD - Faoi Do Chois 13
Figure 3 - 144 bars of Reels.
Antrim Square 1 Brian Boru Ceili Band House At Home 15
1 Ceili Time Set Dancing Volume 1 8
Clare Lancers 3 13
Sliabh Fraoch 3 Danny Webster Come Set Dancing to Danny Webster 13
Clare Lancers 3 Davey Ceili Band Pipe 'n' Music - For Set Dancing 18
3 Lough Ree Ceili Band Keep 'er Lit - Live from Spanish Point 3
Donegal 3 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 03 16
Clare Lancers 3 Dance Music of Ireland volume 05 11
Caragh Lake Jig 6 Dance Music of Ireland volume 09 16
Doire Cholm Cille 3 Dance Music of Ireland volume 11 18
Kildownet Half 3 26
Antrim Square 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 17 1
Flight of The Earls 1 4
Sliabh Fraoch 3 10
Lough Neagh 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 20 2
Clare Lancers 3 McIlroy Band Hilltown Ceili with caller Joe Farrell 9
3 Michael Sexton Ceili Band Volume 2 - Mad To Dance 3
Sliabh Fraoch 3 Michéal Sexton and Pat Walsh Play the Keys 7
Clare Lancers 3 12
3 Shaskeen Music For Sets volume 3 9
3 Swallow's Tail In Full Flight 19
3 Temple House Ceili Band Temple House - Music For Sets volume 1 3
Antrim Square 1 The Coast Ceili Band Set Dancing Downunder 1
Clare Lancers 3 Tommy McCarthy Set Dances of Ireland Vol 4 3
Ardgroom Polka 4 Various Artists The Set 4 - Music For Four Complete Sets 11
Clare Lancers 3 15
Figure 4 - 112 bars of Jigs.
Kilfenora Plain 5 Danny Webster Come Set Dancing to Danny Webster 9
2 Davey Ceili Band Pipe 'n' Music - For Set Dancing 7
5 10
2 Heather Breeze Music In The Glen 18
5 21
Kildownet Half 1 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 11 24
Kilfenora Plain 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 13 2
5 5
Newmarket Meserts 5 Dance Music of Ireland volume 19 21
Clare Plain (Reel) 1 McIlroy Band Hilltown Ceili with caller Joe Farrell 21
Kilfenora Plain 2 Michéal Sexton and Pat Walsh Music for Set Dancing - "Live" 20
5 23
2 Rise The Dust All Set 6
5 9
Newmarket Meserts 5 Tommy McCarthy Set Dances of Ireland Vol 2 5

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Instructions

Author Title Ref Last Updated
Pat Murphy Tabhair Dom Do Lamh p176
Michael and Susan Harrison DanceMinder https://danceminder.com/dance/show/sgaels

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