Go Feis - The Irish Dance Blog by Kathleen O’Reilly-Wild
North American boys place at All-Ireland Irish Dancing Championships Sunday
Posted on Monday, February 13, 2012 at 05:35 AM
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|Ronan Kelly, 2011 and 2012 All Ireland Irish Dancing Champion|
Photo courtesy Sylvan Kelly School of Irish Dance
Ruairi McCabe from Morgan in the North West Region of England defended his title from 2011 in the Boys 9-10 event, and clinched First Place in both recall rounds as well.
Ronan Kelly of Sylvan Kelly in the Connaught Region of Ireland also defended his title from 2011 in the Boys 11-12 event. Kelly holds the 2011 World Irish Dancing Championship for Boys under 11. Darragh McGranaghan from Smith McCarron in the Ulster Region of Ireland took first place for the heavy recall round and Joseph McGeown from Murchu Duiginn in the Southern Region of England won the light recall round for Boys 11-12.
Of 28 entrants in the Boys 10-11 event, three North Americans competed. Patrick Grant from Butler-Fearon-O'Connor in Eastern Canada, Tadgh Spillane from Lavin-Cassidy in Illinois and Sean Reagan from Inishfree New York all recalled and placed 6th, 11th and 10th, respectively.
|Brothers Eamon, Connor and Sean Reagan from Inishfree School of Irish Dance|
Photo courtesy Samantha Brix
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For full results, register on-line with www.onthefeis.com, the official partner of An Coimisiun Le Rinci Gaelacha for the 2012 All-Ireland Irish Dancing Championships.
Congratulations to the defending champions, and to Patrick Grant, Eamon and Sean Reagan, and Tadgh Spillane! Now relax and enjoy your time in Dublin with your family and friends!
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