Murray Academy Wins Big At 2018 New England Oireachtas! – Hartford, CT

Our World Qualifiers and Top 5 Placers

Over 1500 dancers from throughout New England took the stage last weekend at the Hartford Convention Center in CT.  The solo competitions at this event determine who is eligible to attend the World Championships of Irish Dance, to be held in April 2019 in Greensboro, NC.  The event also includes team competitions in 5 different age groups.

We are proud to announce our best showing ever at the New England Championships! Our students won 4 of the solo championships and had 13 dancers place in the top 5.  We also had 5 teams rank in the top 5, including one winning team, and qualified 9 dancers to compete at the World Championships in addition to the 14 that qualified at the North American Championships this past July. The dance school’s 4 winners were:

  • Ava Krueger, U10
  • Brigid O’Connor, U13 (6 time winner)
  • Maggie Krein, U15 (2 time winner)
  • Sadie Bucknam, U17 (3 time winner)
  • Maggie Krein, Gabby Desrochers, Audrey Malila, Eiley Mulkern – Girls 4-Hand O15

To see our complete list of results, click here.

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