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Tuesday 9.30am Class 
Tuesday 7pm Irish Class

Wednesday Beginners basics and technique 5.30pm - 6.30pm Class

Wednesday Improvers 6.30pm - 7.30pm Class
Thursday 9.30am Slow and Steady Class
Thursday 11am Irish Class
Wednesday 7pm Class Nov 2020- Dec 2021 
Thursday Evening Beginners Nov 2020- Dec 2021 Class
  Sessions Dates Times and Tune Lists 
Calendar Dates for Morning Assembly Session  Tues and Thurs 9.00am -9.30am  
 Tunes For Morning Assembly Session Tues and Thurs 9.00am -9.30am 
 Tunes For Tuesday Morning Session 10.45am- 11.45am
  Tunes For Slow and Steady Session Wednesday 8.00pm 
Tunes For  Irish Session Tuesday 8.00pm
A-Z  Tunes  Substantial Resource of Recordings and Visual Aids
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What to expect in the beginners group
Beginners first tunes
Exercises for 5.30 Wednesday class
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Dance Classes 

Folk Feet Tuesday
Thursday Morning Dance Class

Monday evening Irish Set Dance classes and dances

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Contents in this section are pre zoom  November 2020
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Wednesday Evening Groups Archive

  Monday Evening Star Inn Archive

Tuesday Evening Zoom and In Person Irish Class from 7pm and Session from 8.15pm

Zoom Link Below (you will be able to join 10 minutes before the class starts)


Passcode: 545084

Contact Jill Elliot jillyelliot@gmail.com 07515 904 707
To access the A-Z Tunes Resource with all links to recordings and music, click here, then enter your password and username 


Summer Term 2022 - Tuesday 7pm - May - August



Tuesday 3rd May Boogie Reel (epiphany tune). Humours of Ennistymon.  Pip on the Hob and revise set
Tuesday 10th May Boogie Reel, Controversial Reel, Master McDermott 
Tuesday 17th May No Class or Session
Tuesday 24th May Trip to Durrow, Bucks of Oranmore
Tuesday 31st May DD Cronin's 1 and 2, Glin Cottage (polkas) Boogie Reel set
Tuesday 7th June Maids of Mount Cisco, Bucks of Oranmore
Tuesday 14th June Revision Maids of Mount Cisco, Bucks of Oranmore, DD Cronin's set, Silver Spire
Tuesday 21st June No Class or Session
Tuesday 28th June  Rolling Wave, Rights of Man, Maids of Mount Cisco
Tuesday 5th July Rolling Wave, Miss Monaghan, Lad O'Beirne's
Tuesday 12th July Henry's Jig, Smash the Windows, Silver Spire
Resumes on Tuesday 6th September


Spring Term 2022 - Tuesday 7.00pm - January - April



Tuesday 4th January Salamanca
Tuesday 11th January Revision: Salamanca, Boys of 45, Doon, Miss McLeod, Butterfly
Tuesday 18th January Revise: Lads of Laois New Tune: 1st half Rainy Day,
Tuesday 25th January New Tune: 2nd half Rainy Day, Revise: Bantry Bay, Drowsy Maggie (!!)
Tuesday 1st February New Tunes: Congress Reel, Cup of Tea
Tuesday 8th February Revision: Congress Reel, Cup of Tea.  New tune: Come West Along the Road
Tuesday 15th February Revision Congress Reel, Come West Along the Road, Cup of Tea
Tuesday 22nd February Wise Maid, Joe Cooley's, Shores of Lough Gowna
Tuesday 1st March  New Tune: Lilting Fisherman Revise: Lilting Banshee, Shores of Lough Gowna, Paddy Fahey's
Tuesday 8th March Connaughtman's Rambles, Rambling Pitchfork
Tuesday 15th March Keefe's, Sail Around the Rocks, Where is the Cat (Slides)  Lilting Fisherman, Shores of Lough Gowna, Paddy Fahey's (jigs)
Tuesday 22nd March Sail Around the Rocks, Paddy Taylor's Jig, Killavil Jig, Controversial Reel
Tuesday 29th March Otter's Holt, Musical Priest, Charlie Mulvihill's
Tuesday 5th April Charlie Mulvihill's, Silver Spear, Bucks of Oranmore
Tuesday 12th April Gravel Walks, Shores of Lough Gowna, Paddy Fahey's, Kefunken, Old Copperplate, Rights of Man
Tuesday 19th April Revise Congress Reel, Come West Along the Road 
Tuesday 26th April Eavesdropper, Frost is all Over


Autumn Term 2021 - Tuesday 7.00pm Irish - September-December



Tuesday 7th September No Class or session this evening
Tuesday 14th September Maude Miller, Sailor on the Rock, Doon - 1st 2 bars for bowing practice for reels
Tuesday 21st September Roscommon, Raheen, Mountain Road
Tuesday 28th September Trip to Durrow, Shaskeen, 
Tuesday 5th October Otter's Holt 
Tuesday 12th October Musical Priest
Tuesday 19th October Paddy's Return, Willie Coleman's
Tuesday 26th October Paddy Taylor's - play this set of jigs
Tuesday 2nd November Roscommon set, Raheen set 
Tuesday 9th November Shaskeen
Tuesday 16th November Humours of Ballyconnel, Flogging Reel, Boys of 45
Tuesday 23rd November Old Copperplate Set, Trip to Durrow Set
Tuesday 30th November Lads of Laois 
Tuesday 7th December Boys of 45, Doon, Miss McLeod
Tuesday 14th December Tam Lin, Rights of Man


Summer Term 2021 - Tuesday 7pm Irish - May - August



Sunday 2nd May Highly Strung Start the Summer Party 2pm-4pm via zoom from Yew Tree Cottage.  
Tuesday 4th May Murroe Polka, Revise Cascade Polka, Ballinahulla Polka
Tuesday 11th May Spillane's, As I looked East and West (Polkas)
Tuesday 18th May Master McDermott, Maids of Mount Cisco
Tuesday 25th May Humours of Ennistymon - 48 bar jig to go with Banish Misfortune.  Play tunes covered in the past 3 weeks.
Tuesday 1st June Revision of tunes learned in the spring and summer terms.  Please choose a couple of tunes you wish to revise.
Tuesday 8th June room/zoom Master McDermott, The Kesh, The Banshee, Kid on the Mountain, Trip to Cullenstown
Tuesday 15th June Revision of Blarney Pilgrim, Humours of Ennistymon, Kid on the Mountain
Tuesday 22nd June Session - 7pm very steady, 8.00pm - not too fast!
Tuesday 29th June  2 hour session of tunes 
Tuesday 6th July Revision of Spillane's, As I looked East and West, Bucks of Oranmore, Kid on the Mountain followed by session
Tuesday 13th July Cronin's Hornpipe, My Love in in America, Humours of Ballyconnell
Tuesday 20th July Maids of Mount Kisco, Bucks of Oranmore, Humours of Ballyconnell, Master McDermott
Tuesday 27th July Blarney Pilgrim, Pipe on the Hob, Maids of Mount Kisco
Tuesday 3rd August Controversial Reel, Master Mc Dermott
Tuesday 10th August Connaughtman's Rambles, Little Diamond Polka, Murroe Polka
Tuesday 17th August Old Copperplate, Wind that Shakes the Barley
Tuesday 24th August Minstrel's Fancy, Far From Home
Tuesday 31st August Legacy, Boys of 45, Dusty Windowsills


Spring Term 2021 - Tuesday 7pm Irish - January - April



Tuesday 5th January Raheen Reel, Boogie Reel
Tuesday 12th January Trip to Cullenstown (reel), Lehane's (polka)
Tuesday 19th January (The) Raheen
Tuesday 26th January Controversial Reel
Tuesday 2nd February Master McDermott's
Tuesday 9th February Galtee Rangers, Speed the Plough
Tuesday 16th February John Brennan's, Swinging on a Gate
Tuesday 23rd February Maids of Mount Cisco
Tuesday 2nd March Bucks of Oranmore
Tuesday 9th March Wind that Shakes the Barley, Old Copperplate, Merry Blacksmith
Tuesday 16th March Musical Priest
Tuesday 23rd March Humours of Tulla, Red Haired Lass
Tuesday 30th March Roaring Mary
Tuesday 6th April Revise Humours of Tulla Set
Tuesday 13th April Cascade Polka, Ballinahulla Polka 
Tuesday 20th April Rights of Man, Little Diamond (polka)
Tuesday 27th April Tom Bhetty's Waltz


Autumn Term 2020 - Zoom - November - December



Tuesday 10th November Keefe's Slide/Sail Around the Rocks/Where is the Cat?
Tuesday 17th November John Brennan's - reel
Tuesday 24th November John Brennan's revision with bowing 
Tuesday 1st December Prowling Fox, Captain Bing - Irish Polkas
Tuesday 8th December Ned O'Connor, Revise two polkas from 1st Dec, play John Brennan's
Tuesday 15th December Pride of Petravore, Far from Home
Tuesday 22nd December Minstrel's Fancy
Wednesday 23rd December Highly Strung and Folk Feet Christmas Party 1.45pm - dancing and playing starts at 2pm - 3pm chatting to finish around 3.15pm - email Jill jillyelliot@gmail.com for the programme