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Irish Dancing in London 1880-2014 - John Cullinane


Irish Dancing in London 1880-2014 - John Cullinane

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This book traces the history of Irish dancing in London from the 1880s to the present day.

In this detailed book, Dr John Cullinane the famous Irish dance historian describes the major role of the London Gaelic League in establishing dance classes, feisanna, and inaugerating the first Ceili over 100 years ago.

He also looks at the first qualified dancing teachers, the early success of the London dancers in Dublin as well as more recent London dancers at the World Championships.



London Gaelic League

Dancing Classes and Teachers 1880-1930

London Feisanna 1902 - 1906

First Ceili - London 1897

First Publication of Figure Dances

London Dancing from 1947

Contact with Commission 1932

Nancy & Terry Bowler

Great London Council

Royal ballet School

Ted Kavanagh and pupils

Maguire O'Shea, Griffin O'Loughlin and other schools

Role of the dancing class

Some major feisanna in London

Challenges to the London dancers

Qualifying Oireachtas 1972

Recent teachers, dancers and world champions

Participation of London dancers in shows



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