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The Skibbereen Set

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5 Figures

Figure No Bars Figure name Style Avg time
1 136 None Polka 01:49
2 80 None Slide 01:07
3 208 None Polka 02:46
4 120 None Slide 01:39
5 120 None Polka 01:41

Usual dancing time (no breaks): 09:02.

2 Recordings

Type Artist Title Track # Last Updated
CD Abbey Ceili Band Bóthar na Réidhe 7
CD Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 08 11

Alternate music for these figures:

Set Name Figure No Artist Title Track
Figure 1 - 136 bars of Polkas.
Tipperary Lancers 3 Brian Boru Ceili Band House Around 9
Cashel 2 Ceili Time Set Dancing Volume 1 17
Durrow Threshing 2 Danny Webster Come Set Dancing to Danny Webster 23
Cashel 2 Gleann an Iolair Ceili Band The Derry Boat 12
2 Glenside Ceili Band Set Dance Music From Glen 17
2 Heather Breeze Traditional Irish Music for Set Dancing and Listening 9
Williamstown 5 19
Ballyduff 2 Music In The Glen 6
Inis Oirr 4 13
Cashel 2 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 02 15
Black Valley Square Jig 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 06 15
Durrow Threshing 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 09 2
Glencree 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 10 21
5 25
Williamstown 5 Dance Music of Ireland volume 11 5
Killyon 5 15
Limerick Orange and Green 3 Dance Music of Ireland volume 12 9
Glencorrib 6 33
Inis Oirr 4 Dance Music of Ireland volume 13 10
Ballyduff 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 14 17
Tyrawley 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 19 11
Cashel 2 McIlroy Band Hilltown Ceili with caller Joe Farrell 16
2 Michael Sexton Ceili Band Volume 2 - Mad To Dance 7
2 Michéal Sexton and Pat Walsh Music for Set Dancing - "Live" 8
2 Rise The Dust All Set 12
2 Shaskeen Music For Sets volume 4 12
2 Swallow's Tail In Full Flight 8
Limerick Orange and Green 3 Temple House Ceili Band Temple House - Music For Sets volume 1 8
Durrow Threshing 2 Triskell Irish Set Dancing CD - Faoi Do Chois 6
Borlin 2 Various Artists The Set 3 - Music For Four Complete Sets 21
Figure 2 - 80 bars of Slides.
No CDs have 80 bars of Slides.
Balleyvourney Jig 1 (88 bars) Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 11 6
Aherlow 3 (88 bars) Dance Music of Ireland volume 13 22
South Galway Reel 3 (88 bars) PJ Hernon Buail Cois Air 7
Figure 3 - 208 bars of Polkas.
Corofin Plain 6 Ceili Time Set Dancing Volume 1 6
6 Glenside Ceili Band Set Dance Music From Glen 6
6 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 06 6
6 PJ Hernon Buail Cois Eile Air 11
6 Shaskeen Music For Sets volume 2 6
6 Swallow's Tail In Full Flight 6
6 Various Artists The Set 1 - Music For Four Complete Sets 6
Ardgroom Polka 5 The Set 4 - Music For Four Complete Sets 12
Figure 4 - 120 bars of Slides.
Skibbereen 5 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 08 15
West Kerry 6 Dance Music of Ireland volume 12 27
Coomhola 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 21 10
7 15
Set of Erin 5 Tommy McCarthy Set Dances of Ireland Vol 4 10
Borlin 4 Various Artists The Set 3 - Music For Four Complete Sets 23
Figure 5 - 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
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
Moate 1 Give it a Lift 18
Cashel 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

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Instructions

Author Title Ref Last Updated
Pat Murphy Toss The Feathers p193
Arthur Kingsland Newcastle Irish Set Dancers - Dance Notes http://users.tpg.com.au/juliasm/Irish-Dance/instructions/Skibbereen-Set.html
Dr. Lenette S. and Larry E. Taylor Crooked River Set Dancers http://www.personal.kent.edu/~ltaylor1/skibbereen.htm
Joe O'Hara Irish Set Dancing - List of Set Dances 1 http://setdanceteacher.ie/skibbereen.htm
Michael and Susan Harrison DanceMinder http://www.danceminder.com/dance/show/skibse

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