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Wednesday evening 8pm: Learn Irish Set Dancing (Steps from 7:30pm)
Irish Set Dancing, Sean Nós and Session in Marino Institute of Education, Griffith Avenue. Beginners welcome, no experience needed - it's really great fun and good exercise, come along and give it a try, You don't need a partner, you don't need any special shoes or clothing, just come along as you are and you will find a very welcoming group of people. PLEASE NOTE: that Meetup shows an incorrect map pointer, so don't click on the map on this page. Instead, PLEASE CLICK THE FOLLOWING LINK, which shows the CORRECT POINTER: http://maps.google.com/maps?z=11&t=m&q=53.3735363,-6.2341618&output=classic&z=15 or go to http://www.ceili.ie and click through from there using the map link. I reported this problem to Meetup and they say they are aware of it, but don't intend to fix it! - they call this progress! Set Dancing from 8pm to 10pm and optional Steps half-hour beforehand, from 7:30pm to 8pm, including set dancing steps and Sean Nós solo dancing. Admission is 10 euro in total, pay on the night, which covers both the Set Dancing and Sean Nós. Also, anyone attending who plays an instrument is welcome to join in our 10-minute Learner's Session at break time. If Wednesday evening, or the location of the venue, doesn't suit, we have 5 classes a week to choose from, in different areas of Dublin and you can switch between days/venues any time you like. Click on the following links to view the details on ceili.ie (http://www.ceili.ie/): Tuesday evening (http://www.ceili.ie/tue/), Wednesday evening (http://www.ceili.ie/wed), Thursday morning (http://www.ceili.ie/day/), Thursday evening (http://www.ceili.ie/thu/) and Friday evening. (http://www.ceili.ie/fri/) Or, visit the relevant Meetup Group page here: • Tuesday Evening Meetup Group (https://www.meetup.com/Tuesday-Evening-Dance-Class-Dublin/) • Wednesday Morning Meetup Group (https://www.meetup.com/Tuesday-Evening-Dance-Class-Dublin/) • Wednesday Evening Meetup Group (https://www.meetup.com/Wednesday-Evening-Dance-Class-Dublin/) Join our Mailing List at: http://www.ceili.ie/join/ Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?z=11&t=m&q=53.3735363,-6.2341618 Note: this map link marks the exact location, it's more accurate than other automatically generated links which may be shown on this page. I look forward to seeing you at one or other of the venues. Pat

Edmund Hall, Marino Institute of Education

Charlemont, Griffith Avenue · Dublin 9

What we're about

Who?

We are a group of people who love to dance, of all ages, young and not-so-young, singles and couples, dancers and newcomers. No experienced needed, this group is for anyone who wants to join in - everyone can learn to dance and we regularly prove this to people who started out saying they had "two left feet"! Click here to join our mailing list (http://www.ceili.ie/join/)

What?

We meet up to learn Set Dancing (Irish folk dance, danced in groups of 8) and Sean Nós (Irish old style solo step dance). While the steps, movements and timing of the dances are explained and taught, we don't take it too seriously, the primary focus is on meeting up and enjoying the dance.

Why?

It's great fun and good exercise, it's a lovely way to socalise and a very enjoyable alcohol-free night out. The dances we learn are danced at festivals throughout Ireland, so, when festival time comes around, we are able to join in the festival fun, rather than watching from the sidelines.

How?

It's very easy to join, no need to book, just turn up, the cost is a total of 10 euro per class, which includes both set dancing and Sean Nós. The group is very welcoming of new members - the most common reaction of people who come along for the first time is: "this is really great fun, I wish I'd found out about it years ago!"

Where/When?

There are five classes a week in Dublin and you can switch between venues any time you like:

• Tuesday evenings: click here for Tuesday Evening Meetup Group (https://www.meetup.com/Tuesday-Evening-Dance-Class-Dublin/) 8pm-10pm (Sean Nós 7:30pm-8pm): Our Lady's National School Clonskeagh, St Columbanus Road, Windy Arbour, South Dublin

• Wednesday evenings: click here for Wednesday Evening Meetup Group (https://www.meetup.com/Wednesday-Evening-Dance-Class-Dublin/) 8pm-10pm (Sean Nós 7:30pm-8pm): Marino Institute of Education, Charlemont, Griffith Avenue, Drumcondra, Dublin City North

• Thursday mornings: click here for Thursday Morning Meetup Group (https://www.meetup.com/Thursday-Morning-Dance-Class-Dublin/) 11am-1pm (Sean Nós 10:30am-11am): The Glenside Pub, Landscape Road, Churchtown, South Dublin

• Thursday evenings: click here for Thursday Evening Meetup Group (https://www.meetup.com/Thursday-Evening-Dance-Class-Dublin/) 8pm-10pm (Sean Nós 7:30pm-8pm): Marino Institute of Education, Charlemont, Griffith Avenue, Drumcondra, Dublin City North

For up-to-date details of all venues, visit www.ceili.ie (http://www.ceili.ie/)

Most people pick one day that suits them and stick with that venue, but you are welcome to attend at any or all venues, or switch between venues from week to week.

More Information:

• Mailing List: Click here to join our mailing list (http://www.ceili.ie/join/)

• FAQ: Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (http://www.ceili.ie/faq/)

• Website: http://www.ceili.ie

I look forward to seeing you at one or other of the venues,

Pat, ceili.ie (http://www.ceili.ie/)

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