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The Balleyvourney Jig Set

Also known as: The Baile Bhuirne Jig Set.

From county Cork. First sides is on the left.

5 Figures

Figure No Bars Figure name Style Avg time
1 88 None Slide 05:40
2 104 None Slide 01:21
3 104 None Slide 01:20
4 136 None Slide 01:43
5 112 None Slide 01:26

Usual dancing time (no breaks): 11:30.


This dance is commonly done with all five figures played together as one dance. Almost all of the music provided is in this form, which (including the eight bar intro) is 512 bars long.

10 Recordings

Type Artist Title Track # Last Updated
CD Abbey Ceili Band Bruach an t'Sulain 18
CD Augusta Ceili Band Volume 1 17
CD Ceili Time Set Dancing Volume 1 7
CD Deenagh Ceili Band Around The House 17
CD Donncha Lynch Ceili Band Set Dances of Cork and Kerry 14
CD Gleann an Iolair Ceili Band The Derry Boat 7
CD Lough Ree Ceili Band Keep 'er Lit - Live from Spanish Point 11
CD Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 11 6
CD Michéal Sexton and Pat Walsh Play the Keys 15
CD Various Artists The Set 3 - Music For Four Complete Sets 19

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Author Title Ref Last Updated
William Hammond Call The Set p32
Pat Murphy Toss The Feathers p65
Arthur Kingsland Newcastle Irish Set Dancers - Dance Notes
Brooks Academy Set Dance notes from the Brooks Academy
Dr. Lenette S. and Larry E. Taylor Crooked River Set Dancers
Joe O'Hara Irish Set Dancing - List of Set Dances 1
Michael and Susan Harrison DanceMinder
Paul D. McGuigan Paul McGuigan's List of Sets


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