American Winners at the World Irish Dance Championships

Katherine Selness (U18) Recall Medalist. (Photo: Clark Academy of Irish Dance)

By Adam Farley, Deputy Editor
June / July 2018

The World Irish Dancing Championships were held in April in Glasgow, Scotland, and several Americans came away with medals in competition among the best youth dancers in the world.

Peyton Clemons (U13) World Medalist. (Photo: Courtesy Clark Academy of Irish Dance)

The Academy of Irish Dance, based in Ohio, won several team world championships, including U16 mixed céili and senior ladies, while the school’s Loghlan Howard won boys U14. The Lavin Cassidy School, from Illinois, also came away with the top team prizes for U16 junior girls and U19 senior girls, with Ashton Bauman winning the U12 category for the school. The Clark Academy of Irish Dance, based in St. Louis, also saw Peyton Clemons win a world medal and Katherine Selness come away with a recall medal. ♦

 

Leave a Reply




Share



More Articles

Paschal Donohue, Minister, Department of Finance, Ireland.
The Irish Budget Includes Measures for Brexit and
Mental Health

In his second budget as Minister of Finance Pascal Donohue in the Dail on October 9, spending plans totaling €66.5bn...

More

Members of the Garda Siochana, the police force of Ireland.
Firearms Seized by Garda

A number of firearms, namely three GLOCK handguns, have been intercepted and seized in postal packages destined for...

More

Magic, Fun, and Remembering Ruckle

17th annual Imagine Arts Festival set to open with Art Exhibitions, trails and a Tremendous Trad Weekend ℘℘℘ The...

More

Suffragette Sheehy
Skeffington Honored

On Thursday, June 13, 1912, Hanna Sheehy Skeffington, and a group of suffragettes, smashed windows in Dublin Castle to...

More