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Regional Oireachtas Season 2021

Some fabulous memories made by our dancers around the globe with no fewer than 10 regional Oireachtas winners from 4 separate regions. We are so proud of all our dancers and totally overwhelmed by their beautiful performances this year of all years, after coming out of lockdown. Bring on 2022!! 🥇U5 Champion Niamh Brennan 🥇U9…

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25th Anniversary Feis 2021

We are pleased to announce our 25th Anniversary Feis, which will take place on 19th and 20th March 2022, at Chelmer Valley High School. With our venue located just 25 minutes from London Stansted Airport, we look forward to welcoming dancers from all over the UK, Ireland, Europe, USA, Australia and worldwide in the build…

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On the Great Britain Podium
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Great Britain Championships 2021

What a weekend at the Great Britain Championships! We are so proud of each and every one of our dancers who attended. Both your hard work leading up to the event and support for each other on the day was truly amazing. A weekend full of beautiful dancing, personal bests and making memories. The countdown…

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Roadtrip sashes galore!
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Roadtrips to Nottingham and Newcastle!

Amazing roadtrips to Nottingham and Newcastle this weekend for our dancers. Fabulous dancing in preparation for the All Scotlands with some really great results – 7 champions and a further 10 podium places! Feis Glendarragh – Nottingham u13 Champion – Ciarra McCarthy u15 Champion -Ellie-Kate McCarthy U5 superstar- Niamh Brennan U9 – Aoife 13th U10…

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Raising awareness for Children with Cancer UK
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Supporting Children with Cancer UK

This September, McGahan Lees took part in the Southern England Regional Council fundraiser for Children with Cancer UK, whilst remembering those we have sadly lost. We dedicated our Tuesday classes (28th September) to supporting this great cause, and so far, we have managed to raise over £2000. Thank you to everyone who donated – every…

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Roadtrips to Coventry and Manchester!

We love our road trips, and last weekend it was Coventry and Manchester. This was a busy weekend for parents, dancers, and teachers alike, with some traveling to both locations! As always, we supported each other and showed incredible commitment. Dancers, you gave your very best and made your teachers very proud! Well done to…

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Success in Coventry and Manchester!

We on are a high after a fantastic weekend at both the Coventry Celtic Championships and the Manchester Feis coming home with 1 prelim championship and 8 Championship wins! Thank you to both feis organisers for hosting brilliant events. U10 Coventry Champion – Ellen Leavens U10 Coventry Prelim Champion – Matilda Majilton U11 Coventry Champion…

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Top 5s at the 3 Nations
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Three Nations Championships 2021

Home from the Three Nations Championships and bursting with pride. We loved being back together at a national event. From the dancing on stage to the teamwork and support off stage, everyone made us so proud. A huge well done to all of our dancers who competed over the course of the weekend and especially…

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IDM Excellence in Teaching Award 2021
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Frances’ Excellence in Teaching is recognised by a global award

We are proud to announce that our very own Frances McGahan was one of just 23 teachers worldwide to win an Excellence in Teaching award presented by Irish Dancing and Culture magazine. The magazine opened the nomination process to dancers, parents, and industry professionals in the spring of 2021 to nominate dance teachers with qualities…

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Our McGL silver anniversary logo
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25 Years of McGahan Lees

The Date: August 1996 The Place: The Dream Carnival Cruise Liner somewhere in the Caribbean… Frances McGahan picks up a satellite phone (no such thing as a mobile back then) and calls the CLRG office in Dublin to find out if she has passed her TCRG examination taken some 2 months before. Taking her teaching…

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