We were very excited to head to Dublin at the beginning of November for our first ever CRDM Leinster Championships. The competition is hosted by the Doyle-Hapin School of Irish Dancing and took place at the Bonnington Hotel over the course of 3 days. The Leinster Championships is a huge event with over 800 dancers taking part in the competition.
We had 3 of our EP ladies flying the Ellis-Parr flag over the weekend. Lucia in the Age 19 Championships on the Friday evening and then Grace (Age 18) and Jessica (Senior) having their championships on the Saturday. All our girls danced beautifully and we had 100% podium placements.
Congratulations on your brilliant results:
- Jessica Ellis - 4th place, Senior Mixed Championship
- Grace Barry - 5th place, Age 18 Championship
- Lucia Burke-Sanchez - 5th place, Age 19 Championship
But our weekend in Dublin was not only about the dancing! After all the competitions were completed on Saturday, we spent a lovely evening socialising with our fellow UK teachers and dancers. While it made for a very tired EP gang on our 6am flight home, the memories made were more than worth it!
Bring on Leinsters 2019!