“Maggie Pickins” or the “Maggie Pickie” is another old-style step dance which is enjoying a revival now, thanks to traditional step dance research, workshops, and in-person and even online dance communities. The dance, which is associated with County Donegal, features many variations that can be done as a solo or in pairs. The tune, possibly of Scottish origin, has been described as a barndance, Schottishe, hornpipe, single jig, and fling! In my feet, the steps feel similar to dancing a Cape Breton strathspey.
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