Eastern Canada Irish Dance Champs Friday Boys Results
By: Kathleen O’Reilly-Wild | Published Sunday, December 11, 2011, 3:45 AM | Updated Sunday, December 11, 2011, 3:45 AM
|2010 Eastern Canada Oireachtas Boys under 10|
Champion Patrick Grant and 2nd place Casey O'Brien
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Male Irish dancers from Eastern Canada flocked with their families from Ottawa, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Quebec to compete for regional Irish dancing championship titles qualifying them for the World Irish Dancing Championships and North American Irish Dancing Championships to be held in 2012. Several 2010 champions defended their titles with spectacular showings from all the competitors. Special thanks to expert tabulator Peter Moran and the Eastern Canadian Oireachtas Committee for ensuring that Feis America on Irish Central was the first to receive these results after tonight's awards.
Congratulations to all those who placed! Stay tuned to Go Feis! The Irish Dance Blog for photos, results and leave your comments and congratulations right here all weekend long!Boys Under 81st Gavin Willoughby from Goggin-Carroll2nd Ian Dekker from ReaneySpecial congratulations to Connor O'Brien from Goggin-Carroll who defended his Eastern Canadian Oireachtas title earned in 2010 for Boys under 8!Boys Under 91st Connor O'Brien from Goggin-Carroll2nd Emile Choiniere-Shields from Short School3rd Morgan Fontaine from Goggin-Carroll4th Thomas Stafford from Short School
Special congratulations to Patrick Grant from Butler-Fearon-O'Connor who has three times defended his Eastern Canadian Oireachtas titles from 2008 and 2009 (both in Boys under 8) and 2010 (Boys under 9)!Boys Under 101st Patrick Grant from Butler - Fearon - O'Connor2nd Casey O'Brien from Short School
|Five Time Eastern Canadian Oireachtas Champion|
Nyles Church from Reaney Academy
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Boys Under 11 1st Robert McAleese from Woodgate-Shamrock2nd Guillaume Choiniere-Shields from Short School3rd Zackery Martin from Ni Fhearraigh O'CeallaighBoys Under 12 1st Griffin Schwartz from Short School2nd Zachary Bernier from Goggin-Carroll3rd Macaulay Fryer from Cornell School of Irish Dance4th Patrick Wagner from Druid AcademySpecial congratulations to FIVE TIME OIREACHTAS CHAMPION Nyles Church from Reaney who has four times defended his Eastern Canadian titles from 2007 (Boys under 9), 2008 (Boys under 10), 2009 (Boys under 11) and 2010 (Boys under 12)!
Boys Under 131st Nyles Church from Reaney2nd Liam Kenny from Ni Fhearraigh O'Ceallaigh3rd Christopher Bulman from Finnegan SchoolSpecial congratulations to Keelan Paliani, currently from Butler-Fearon-O'Connor who has twice defended his Eastern Canadian Oireachtas titles earned while a Corrigan School student, in 2009 (Boys under 12) and 2010 (Boys under 13)!
Boys Under 14
- Top 5 are World Qualifers, all who placed are North American qualifiers1st Keelan Paliani from Butler - Fearon - O'Connor2nd James Houghton from Short School3rd Lee Tanner from Gilchrist-Canavan4th Nicolaus LeBel from Ardán Academy of Irish Dance5th John Carney from Butler - Fearon - O'Connor6th Kevin Paquette from Short School
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