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Live Irish dance classes for all levels open in Dartford

Being one of our several Irish Dance hubs, our Dartford classes are now open and ready to welcome back Irish dancers at all levels. Whether you are a competitive Irish dancer or simply looking for beginner Irish dance lessons, our classes located at the Dartford Irish Club has something for everybody. Be part of the…

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Learn Traditional Irish Dance in Oxford

If you are looking to learn traditional Irish dance in Oxford, check out McGahan Lees Irish Dance Academy and their recent success stories. Live classes for traditional Irish dance in Oxford are now back in full swing. If you live in Oxfordshire, our COVID-safe classes are now taking place near you. Our Oxford based teacher,…

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Seamus and Marie Moore Memorial Feis

A huge well done goes to all of our dancers who competed this weekend at the Seamus and Marie Moore Memorial Feis in King’s Langley, North London. We’d also like to say a big thank you to the Brooks Academy for running such a successful event! Well done to our top 5 podium placers and…

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Solent Feis champions
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42nd Solent Feis: Fun in the Sun!

We are home from another fantastic weekend feising at the 42nd Solent Feis. Thank you to Alice, Ailis and all of the team at Boyle O’Dowda for running another Covid secure event and allowing our dancers to do what they love most! Huge well done to all of our dancers who competed over the weekend,…

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Glasgow Festival Roadtrip

We have no words to describe how incredible it felt to finally be on a LIVE road trip to a LIVE feis after what feels like an eternity!! Thank you to the organisers of the Glasgow Festival who put on a fantastic Irish dancing competition and brilliant weekend. We’re so grateful for these memories and…

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The Hertfordshire Championships

We had a fantastic weekend at the Hertfordshire Championships hosted by the Celtic Hearts School. As for our own John Flanagan Memorial Feis, COVID restrictions were still in place but our prelim and championships dancers were able to get up on stage and do what they love! Thank you to the organisers for making this…

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Independence Day Weekender

We are pleased to announce our first restriction-free events since December 2019! Our “Independence Day Weekender” will include a party on Saturday 3rd July and our summer class feis (competition) on Sunday 4th July. Party details to follow. Independence Day Class Feis Sunday, July 4th 2021 at Chelmer Valley High School, Chelmsford, CM1 7ER As…

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Aspire Costume Competition

We were fortunate enough to offer an amazing competition to the school where the winner could win their very own fabulous designed and fitted Aspire solo costume. All they had to do was finish the following sentence: “I would like to win one of Gavin’s costumes because….” We had some really amazing entries from our…

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A wonderful new addition to the McGL teaching team

We are delighted to announce that Fiona Mackey TCRG, has joined the McGL Family. Fiona started dancing at the age of four with the Maguire O’Shea Academy. She won the Southern England Regional Oireachtas three times and went on to become a top 10 medal holder in the World, British Nationals, Great Britain and All…

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Drop-in schoolwork help

Another lockdown in England brings yet more worry to many of our parents/students whilst homeschooling. We have assembled our #mcglfamily in the hopes of helping with any home learning struggles that our #teammcgl may face. We have some amazing, qualified volunteers to offer some much needed support. We are truly grateful to all of you…

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