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# Irish dancing

Last year
# Irish dancing
Irish dancing body to commission strategic review but opts not to remove chair
An Coimisiún le Rinci Gaelacha was rocked by allegations of ‘feis-fixing’ earlier this year.
# Jig is up
International Irish dancing body investigating claims of fixed contests
A former judge of the Court of Appeal has been appointed to oversee the investigation.
All time
# tiktok
Taoiseach invites woman who received abuse for Irish dancing video to 2021 St Patrick's parade
Morgan Bullock said she was accused of cultural appropriation because she is a black Irish dancer.
# serious moves
This NFL star uses Irish dancing to help his footwork and his brilliant story made the RTÉ news
# Galway
Irish dancing teacher rejects allegation she asked judge to mark down certain competitors
Linda Martyn who runs Irish Dancing School in Tuam rejects the claim.
# lady of the dance
This toddler mimicking a dancer on the streets of Galway has gone viral worldwide
Look at this little hero.
# Lord of the Dance
14 things you'll know if you ever did Irish dancing
1, 2, 3, 1, 2, 3…
# tell me ma
This Mayo vs Galway dance-off is the most Irish thing to ever happen
All together now: YEEEEEEOOOOO!
# Rivalry
7 Ireland v Brazil battles that will be settled once and for all at UFC 194
It’s not this weekend’s headline fight that is on the line here.
# All the single ladies
10 dance moves every Irish gal has attempted
Their success rate? That’s for them to decide.
# historical lies
Farmers from Cork invented Irish dancing to kill mice*
*According to a new John Oliver book.
# shake it off
Three lads Irish dancing at UCC have gone viral
River (Lee) Dancing.
# dance dance
This teen is becoming a Vine star with his Irish-dancing pop mashups
# kali of the dance
Dad of the year turns baby daughter into unbearably cute Lord of the Dance
This is amazing.
# jigs and reels of it
Graham Norton forced two audience members to Irish dance last night and it was priceless
Every Irish person’s nightmare.
# good gulls
These Irish dancing seagulls have definitely lost the run of themselves
Some serious skills.
Dublin Rose performs the ultimate Rose party piece... taking off her dress
# lords of the dance
Three Irish lads Riverdance their way around the world
Heroes DO dance among us.
# Riverdance
Riverdance celebrates 20th anniversary with a MASSIVE performance on the Late Late
Just try to stop your feet from tapping along. It’s impossible.
# a haon do tri
8 ways you'll know you were an Irish dancing kid
AND right 2 3 4 5 6 7, 1 2 3, 1 2 3.
# Heartbeat of Home
Irish dance show "to tour China for the next 10 years"
Chinese people absolutely love Irish dancing, it seems.
Video: Flash céilí stops shoppers in Dublin centre
Sure, why not.
# Winning
The 13 greatest childhood victories you ever experienced
From winning Monopoly to solid chocolate Kit Kats…
# Medical Diversion
Dublin-bound Ryanair flight diverted to Italy after passenger is taken ill
The plane landed in Sicily shortly after take off from Malta after a member of an Irish dancing troupe took ill.
13 of the worst things about being a wedding guest
It’s an honour to be invited, but they’re not without a few annoyances.
# lord of the pants
Dancing trousers do a jig on back of moving truck
Dance like no one’s watching.
# World Record
New world record as 1,693 form longest Riverdance line
The previous record of 652 people dancing in a continuous line was held by Nashville, Tennessee.
# Hit-and-Run
Newry man, 26, killed in hit-and-run in New York
The New York Post says Kevin Bell’s remains had to share a van with ‘grimy bags of recyclable bottles’.
# jigs and reels
6 reasons why you should jump at the chance to be in Riverdance
This July a world record Riverdance attempt will take place along the banks of the Liffey.
# jigs and reels
In pictures: The Munster boys try out a new dance routine in training
There’s nothing like a bit of a céile to start off the session.
# World Record
Carlow to try set Irish dancing world record today - and you're invited
The aim is to get in excess of 652 people to dance while holding hands in the centre of Carlow today.
# Tiny Dancers
Bet Their Mammies Are Proud Pic of the Day
No comment (except: awwwwww).
# Not the News
Here's the week's news... skewed
BREAKING via The Mire wire: Continuity Irish Dancers turn vicious over ringlets row; 12 million bungalows for Athlone; Michael Noonan takes Miss Ireland crown as ‘warning’…
# pic of the day
Gotcha! Moment of the Day
What is that little Irish dancer planning?
# Virtual Reality
VIDEO: How to get Aussies to Irish dance
Irish dancing proves a hit at Central Station in Sydney.
# iDance
For all your dancing needs: Riverdance launches its own app
The worldwide phenomenon is coming to a smartphone or tablet near you.
# Courts
€400,000 in damages for woman abused by dancing teacher
Landmark ruling makes it first case to succeed on grounds of post-traumatic stress disorder.
# Week in Photos
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
The Daily Fix: Monday
In today’s Fix: HSE apologises over misdiagnosed miscarriages; Houghton and Whelan are out of RTÉ soccer show; and Vladimir Putin shows off his latest hobby.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Thursday
Our usual wrap-up of the day’s news, and some bits you may have missed from the last 24 hours.