24 Jan 2022

Laois Irish dancers take home five globes in World Championship 2018

Laois Irish dancers take home five globes in World Championship 2018

The people of Portarlington are very proud once again of Sean Burbage who became World dancing Champion in the U/19 boys World Dancing Championship 2018.

Sean is a son of Pat and Catherine Burbage and he dances with Lynam School of Irish Dancing under the tuition of Gabrielle Lynam ADCRG, Carmel Manton TCRG & Orla Byrne TCRG.

The dance school brought home five world globes from the competition total.

Kevin Ryan came first in the Boys U/15 World Championships. Sean Burbage took home the top spot in the Boys U/19. 

In second place for the Boys U/19 in the World Championship was another Laois local, Conor Kilmartin.

Kennedy sister from Mountrath took home globes too with Ciara Kennedy coming third in the Girls U/19 competition and Jean Kennedy fifth in the Senior Ladies.

Taking to Facebook to share the good news, the Lynam School of Irish Dancing shared the following message.

"Not only were we so unbelievably proud of how each of you performed on the world stage regardless of your results but the team spirit and support you showed for each other alone was simply amazing!"

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