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WOW! HOW NORTHERN LIGHTS PICTURED OFF CO DONEGAL LOOK

WOW! HOW NORTHERN LIGHTS PICTURED OFF CO DONEGAL LOOK | irishmusic | Scoop.it
Donegal Daily News, across Donegal, breaking news from the north west of ireland, updated hourly, latest news on sport politics and current affairs...
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Aéroport de Lorient. Inquiétudes pour la ligne vers l'Irlande  - L'actualité de Lorient ville est sur Le Télégramme

Aéroport de Lorient. Inquiétudes pour la ligne vers l'Irlande  - L'actualité de Lorient ville est sur Le Télégramme | irishmusic | Scoop.it
Aéroport de Lorient. Inquiétudes pour la ligne vers l'Irlande  - À tire-d'aile de son imposant voisin nantais (+14,4%), l'aéroport de Lorient enregistre une baisse de 5,87% de son trafic. Autre ombre dans le ciel lorientais: l'inquiétude qui pèse sur la ligne...
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Irish House Dance

Irish House Dance | irishmusic | Scoop.it

www.setdancingnews.net Two hornpipes played by Tony MacMahon - Accordian, Paul McGrattan - Flute, and Kevin Glackin - Fiddle. Clip from 1987. Quite different from step dancing is set dancing, which is the type of traditional social dancing done strictly for pleasure in rural communities in Ireland for a couple hundred years or more. 'Sets' came from quadrilles, the eighteenth and nineteenth century court dances of France which spread across Europe. Irish peasants learned the quadrilles from British landlords and soldiers and took them home to their cottages where they became the uniquely Irish sets when traditional music and steps were applied to them. Four couples arrange themselves in a square to dance—the term 'set' refers both to the eight people in formation and to the dance itself. When the music begins they dance a variety of intricate moves and steps. One set can last from ten minutes to half an hour. The dancing is divided into separate sections called figures—when a figure is finished the music stops and the dancers remain in place waiting for it to resume. A set usually has from three to six figures, each one different but always danced in the same sequence. After the last figure the dancers thank one another and leave the floor. Traditionally the sets weren't formally taught—children were brought to the floor at house dances by their parents or siblings and learned by repetition. Usually people knew and danced only one set, which might be different from what ...

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The Mulcahy Family with Mick O'Connor @ Camden Irish Centre 24/10/2010 (RTCT Festival 2010)

The Mulcahy Family with Mick O'Connor @ Camden Irish Centre 24/10/2010 (RTCT Festival 2010) | irishmusic | Scoop.it

The Mulcahy Family; Mick (accordion), Louise (flute) & Michelle (concertina) joined by Mick O'Connor (banjo) for a set of reels at the Return to Camden Town Festival 2010. Reels: The Maids of Castlebar / The Templehouse / The Dairy Maid.

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