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CANADIAN DANCERS ENJOY RETURN VISIT TO MONAGHAN

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17 Aug 2012 2 Comments
CANADIAN DANCERS ENJOY RETURN VISIT TO MONAGHAN

The Nelson Doyle Dancers from Canada brought an authentic burst of Canadian colour to Monaghan Town Centre on Saturday last. The famed new Brunswick dance troupe arrived in Monaghan last Thursday as part of an Irish tour organised by Marven McCarthy of Maritime Travel, Miramichi. They visited the Patrick Kavanagh Centre in Inniskeen on Thursday evening and performed in Ardaghy on Friday night. The group visited the Wildlife and Heritage Centre in Clontibret where they were given a traditional Irish welcome by proprietor Peader Morgan on Saturday morning. They attended Mass in St. ...

CANADIAN DANCE TROUPE VISITS KAVANAGH CENTRE

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CANADIAN DANCE TROUPE VISITS KAVANAGH CENTRE

By Veronica Corr The Nelson Doyle Dancers from Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada, visited the Patrick Kavanagh Centre, Inniskeen, last Thursday afternoon, on the first stop of their whistle-stop tour of Ireland. Vice-Mayor of Monaghan County Noel Keelan, who put the item on the itinerary, felt that it was important to bring the dancers to the centre since Patrick Kavanagh is the mascot of their annual Irish Festival in Miramichi. In fact, he and County Mayor Hugh McElvaney were only just back from visiting New Brunswick themselves. Local historian Larry McDermott, who acted as master ...