The Plain Set from Co. Clare Ireland
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The Plain Set:

Pattern for figures 1, 2, 3 and 4:
All: lead around, turn the lady and dance at home
Tops: dance the Figure
All: dance at home
Sides: dance the Figure
All: dance at home and House to finish

Pattern for 5th figure:
All: lead around, turn the lady
All: dance the figure 4 times
All: swing and house to finish

Pattern for 6th figure:
All: lead around, turn the lady
All: dance the figure 4 times
All: dance at home and house to finish

1st figure (reel): pass through

Pass through, pass back, dance at home
Ladies chain, lead across and pass back
2nd figure (reel): twirl across (turning twice)

Advance/retire, twirl across, advance/retire, twirl back home
Dance at home and repeat
3rd figure (reel): ladies cross

Ladies cross and dance with the opposite gent
Gents cross, twirl the lady once with the right hand and twice with the left
Advance/retire twice with crossed hands, advance/retire again in waltz-hold and dance back home
Repeat
4th figure (reel): wheelbarrow

Ladies chain and both couples dance at home, first couple dance in, drop off the lady and "wheelbarrow", finishing with a swing in 4
Repeat with other couple dancing in
Ladies chain
5th figure (jig): gallop

Swing, house, gallop and chain (original top ladies and their then current partners gallop and chain first each time)
6th figure (reel): home, house, home
Home, House, Home, Ladies advance/retire twice, gents lead around (gents start with right hand in when dancing with their own partner and when own partner is opposite), lead back

This summary is intended as a memory aid for people attending my classes, it is not intended as stand-alone instructional material

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