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The Skirdagh Set

From county Mayo. First sides is on the left.

4 Figures

Figure No Bars Figure name Style Avg time
1 208 Jig 03:25
2 136 Polka 01:58
3 152 Reel 02:33
4 80 Waltz 00:00

Usual dancing time (no breaks): 07:56.

There are no CDs which feature this music.

Alternate music for these figures:

Set Name Figure No Artist Title Track
Figure 1 - 208 bars of Jigs.
Corofin Plain 5 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 06 5
Figure 2 - 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
Skibbereen 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 08 11
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 3 - 152 bars of Reels.
Derrada 3 Cathal McAnulty Ceili Band Sets Workshop 14
Cuchulainn 2 Danny Webster Come Set Dancing to Danny Webster 2
South Kerry 2 17
Monaghan 3 Davey Ceili Band Pipe 'n' Music - For Set Dancing 3
Derrada 3 Fodhla Ceili Band Music For Set Dancing 3
Monaghan 3 8
Derrada 3 Heather Breeze Traditional Irish Music for Set Dancing and Listening 26
Claddagh 3 Music In The Glen 3
Mazurka 5 Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 02 5
Derrada 3 Dance Music of Ireland volume 05 16
Monaghan 3 Dance Music of Ireland volume 06 11
Mazurka 5 Dance Music of Ireland volume 07 23
Caragh Lake Jig 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 09 12
Gillen 4 Dance Music of Ireland volume 10 15
Doire Cholm Cille 5 Dance Music of Ireland volume 11 20
Mayo Lancers 2 Dance Music of Ireland volume 12 16
Loughgraney 4 Dance Music of Ireland volume 13 17
Claddagh 3 Dance Music of Ireland volume 14 3
Ballyduff 3 18
Boyne 4 Dance Music of Ireland volume 19 4
Cuchulainn 2 24
Lough Neagh 1 Dance Music of Ireland volume 20 1
Mazurka 5 McIlroy Band Hilltown Ceili with caller Joe Farrell 5
Claddagh 3 Michéal Sexton and Pat Walsh Play the Keys 3
Mazurka 5 PJ Hernon Buail Cois Air 17
Claddagh 3 Rise The Dust Give it a Lift 16
Derrada 3 Shaskeen Music For Sets volume 3 14
Mazurka 5 Tommy McCarthy Set Dances of Ireland Vol 1 11
Figure 4 - 80 bars of Waltzs.
No CDs have 80 bars of Waltzs.
No CDs have 88 bars of Waltzs.
Glencree 6 (96 bars) Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 10 26

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Instructions

Author Title Ref Last Updated
Pat Murphy Apples In Winter p168
Dr. Lenette S. and Larry E. Taylor Crooked River Set Dancers http://www.personal.kent.edu/~ltaylor1/skirdagh.htm
Nora Stewart and Martin Largey Easy Set Dancing http://www.setdancing.com.au/content/The%20Skirdagh%20Set.pdf

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