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25th Anniversary Open Feis – Thank yous!

🎉🎊 2️⃣5️⃣ 🎊🎉We had a fabulous and emotional weekend running our 25th Anniversary Open Feis in March! So much hard work and effort went into the feis this year and it was so worth it. This post is a MASSIVE THANK YOU to everyone involved in our 25th Anniversary Open Feis this year. We are…

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World Down Syndrome Awareness Day

We had so much fun celebrating an early world Down Syndrome Awareness Day with Candles – Down Syndrome Support Group in Colchester this March. If you need some extra joy and happiness today, check out this FANTASTIC video of our MCGL dancers and our Candles family. This was such a heartwarming event and the children were…

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25th Anniversary Open Feis Update

Following the recent publication of the syllabus for our 25th Anniversary Open Feis we are now delighted to provide you with a feis update and detailed timetable for the event. The timetable includes for the Open and Preliminary Championships to alternate in the same hall, the 9 adjudicators rotating between halls, a 100% recall, and…

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Welcome Ashleigh!

We are delighted to announce that following her return to the UK Ashleigh John, TCRG, will be joining the teaching team at McGL. Ashleigh will look to develop our classes in the Oxford area alongside Marion Flanagan McCarthy.   Ashleigh began dancing when she was 4 years old in Auckland New Zealand after watching a…

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Road Trips Galore!

We love our road trips! We might only be 6 weeks into the new year but the McGL have been making up for lost time attending 7 Feiseanna in London, the Midlands, the North East and Scotland. All the events were superbly run and it was great to be reunited with so many of our…

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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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