Fourth of July in Nashville at Irish Dance Championships

Mulhern (IL) sparklers dressed in new cheerwear that shouted America and delighted everyone who saw them as they practiced their ceili dances.
 
Nashville, Tennessee has one of the greatest fireworks displays every Independence Day and this year, the continent's very best Irish dancers kicked up some sparks of their own here! The team titles for the North American Irish Dancing Championship teams and most of the boy's solo titles were up for grabs on Monday, July 4th at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel.
 
Madison Dalton, Erin and Kaitlyn Tognettifrom Broesler (MD/NJ)
Melissa McCarthy, 2011 North American Champion Girls under 15 withTayler Nunes, 2nd place Boys under 16 from Harney Academy (MA)

Caleigh and Katie from Walsh-Kelley

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