News & Events

News and Events

News & Updates January 2018



A lot has happened since our last update, read our news and see what we have been up to and have a look at the what’s to come

2018 ALL IRELAND CHAMPIONSHIPS – Killarney 11th – 17th February

After 7 days of watching and competing against the most amazing standard of Irish dancing in Killarney. Id like to say a Huge congrats to all of our dancers, we are so very proud of each and every one of you. Your work ethic and teamwork shone brightly all week. Through the highs and lows of each day, your support for each other was more than admirable. Keep up the hard work.


U14 Ella Owens - U16 Team - Sen Ladies Team & Sen Mixed Team
2nd Cianan Bates U21
2nd Sarah C. Nutley Sen Ladies
2nd U19 Team
4th Shannon Morrissey U21
4th U13 Team
6th Conor Norton U20
6th U11 Team
7th Oisin Moroney U13
16th Amelia Murphy U18
17th Catherine Conway U16
17th Roisin Bates U23
18th Megan Bowditch U18
19th Emma chambers U13
24th Emma Eaton U12
30th Aine Moroney U11
35th Eva Heaney U11
36th Olivia Delaney U11
39th Erin Perkins U15
39th Rubie Caulfield U17

Solo recalls - Chloe Bugbee U10, Laura Chambers U12, Lizzie Anderson U13 and Niamh Munnelly U14

Thank you to CLRG for a brilliantly run event and even more so for promotion of the language this week, our kids loved the experience of learning a cúpla focal…

MAKING MEMORIES – Watford Palace Theatre 11th February

So while some of the dancers travelled to the All Ireland, others were busy showcasing their talents at the Watford Palace Theatre. Congratulations guys on a fabulous performance, We heard you were amazing!! Your teachers are so proud of you... Special shout out to Matthew, hope your foot is on the mend...

CHRISTMAS BALL 2017 – Celebrating 25 Years of Scoil Rince Ceim Oir

Just don’t know where to start! What a night, with an atmosphere fully charged with such a special kind of energy. Thank you so much to my own family, Barry’s family, all of my past pupils, current pupils and their families for making the night so precious. To Lori Walsh Collette CM Marie Deehan Colum McGuire Carla Beverley Ryan Conor Ryan Sinéad Whelan Niamh Finnerty and Teresa Cooney - I so missed you guys not being there but your gorgeous messages read so beautifully by Lucy English and Kerry Cooney just cemented the reason that I continue to do what I do. Totally grateful to all of you for allowing me to have been part of your lives for so many years. I’m so deeply proud of each and every one of you... Finally to my gorgeous husband Barry Owen - your speech was amazing and the entertainment as per was just brilliant!
One Team One heart

Here’s to the next 25 years


After a long day at the Class feis, we moved on with our awards ceremony in the evening. It proved to be a very exciting event with the Red Carpet and the Hollywood Walk of Fame making it something really special!
Congratulations to everyone who received awards. Class of 2017 you were awesome


Christmas Class Feis done and dusted for another year, thank you to everyone who helped make the day so amazing! Congratulations dancers, you were fab! A huge thank you to our adjudicators Caroline Greene and Karen Glesson who were not only responsible for adjudicating the dancing but also had to officiate on the best Christmas Card created during the day in our craft Corner, the best dressed dancer and parent in the theme of Xmas Spirit and then the Most Promising dancer award.We will donate the 100 Xmas cards that were made to the wounded soldiers again this year.

Best Xmas Card won by Amber Ford & Matthew Barham

Best dressed Dancer won by Laoise Ingram

Best dressed Parent won by Myra O’Donovan

Most promising dancer won by Connie Bugbee

We also raised £370 for the Tommy Hollis Charity with our raffle. Thank you everyone


QUALIFYING OIREACHTAS 2017 – Watford 16th-18th November

Our toughest competition of the calendar year! We are so very proud to be part of such a great team, the love of our DANCE shone through each and every dancer all wend, the work ethic respect and sportsmanship makes our dancers the great competitors that they are.

3 Solo Champions, 6 Ceili Champions

A total of 17 podium positions

36 Recalls, 4 trophy winners

21 World Qualifiers star Special shout out to Shannon Morrissey who had to withdraw after two rounds and was unable to defend her title this year! heartOne Team One

1st Ella Owens U13
1st Conor Norton U19
1st Sarah C Nutley Sen Ladies
1st U10 Team
1st U12 Team
1st U15 Team
1st U18 Team
1st Sen Ladies Team
1st Sen Mixed Team
2nd Oisin Moroney U12
3rd Olivia Delaney U10
3rd Emma Eaton U11
3rd Emma Chambers U12
3rd Megan Bowditch U17
3rd Cianan Bates U20
3rd Roisin Bates U22
4th Aisling Eaton U14
6th Rubie Caulfield U16
6th Amelia Murphy U17
7th Catherine Conway U15
8th Aine Moroney U10
8th Alana O'Donovan U11
8th Erin Perkins U14
9th Eva Heaney U10
9th Casey Conlon U12
10th Laura Chambers U11
10th Ciara Byrne U17
11th Chole Bugbee U9
12th Lily Regan U13
13th Juliet Kose U14
13th Ciara McCormack U15
15th Abbie Baker U16
16th Niamh Munnelly U13
17th Isabelle O'Halloran U17
18th Lilia Conlon U9
19th Annie-May Reardon U9
19th Lizzie Anderson U12
21st Amber Ford U11
22nd Lily-Rose McMenamin U14
27th Laoise Ingram U14
28th Gemma Reardon U14
32nd Ciara Twomey U13



All dancers young and old had a fab time celebrating Halloween at class at Saturday class


CEIM OIR OPEN FEIS 2017 – 28th & 29th October

We would like to thank everyone who attended the Ceim Oir Feis this weekend. The support was fantastic, as was the standard of dancing.

A big thank you to our adjudicators and musicians who did an excellent job this weekend, as well as our vendors!

We would also like to take this time to thank our sponsors and army of parents and helpers who supported us in running another fantastic feis this year.


The same Weekend – 27th and 28th October

GREAT BRITAIN CHAMPIONSHIPS - Brighton 13th-15th October

Huge congrats and well done to all of our dancers who represented Team Ceim in Brighton. Thank you to Declan Carroll and to the SERC for hosting a fabulous event, showcasing a world class standard of dancing over 3 days.

Special congrats to our Great Britain solo and team Champions ..

1st Ella Owens U13 GB Champion
1st U12 Girls Team
1st Sen Ladies Team
1st Sen Mixed Team
2nd Cianan Bates
2nd Sarah C.Nutley
2nd U15 Team
3rd U18 Team
5th Conor Norton
6th Shannon Morrissey
10th Oisin Moroney
14th Roisin Bates
19th Aisling Eaton
21st Emma Chambers
25th Megan Bowditch
26th Olivia Delaney
28th Alana O’Donovan
29th Emma Eaton
38th Eva Heaney
38th Rubie Caulfield
41st Laura Chambers
41st Catherine Conway
51st Lillia Conlon
64th Chloe Bugbee



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