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The South Galway Reel Set

Also known as: The South_Galway_Half Set, and The South_Galway_Half Set.

First sides is on the left.

5 Figures

Figure No Bars Figure name Style Avg time
1 56 None Reel 00:57
2 72 None Reel 01:12
3 88 None Reel 01:26
4 88 None Jig 01:22
5 104 None Reel 01:42

Usual dancing time (no breaks): 06:39.


Danced originally as a half set, but also done as a full set – both these versions take the same time.

3 Recordings

Type Artist Title Track # Last Updated
CD Matt Cunningham Ceili Band Dance Music of Ireland volume 01 10
Tape PJ Hernon Buail Cois Air 5
CD Shaskeen Music For Sets volume 1 7

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Foilsithe ag Comhaltas Ceoltori Eireann agus Cumann Luthchleas Gael An Authentic Guide to Set Dancing p17
Pat Murphy Toss The Feathers p200
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


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