Irish dancers’ eyes are smiling

By Connie Osborne Thursday 22 May 2014 Updated: 23/05 09:04

Latest News

Buy photos » Erin Woodcock and Emily Gaynor, both 15, took home three gold medals at the World Irish Dancing Championships. (s)

A PAIR of borough schoolgirls stepped their way to success after winning gold at the World Irish Dancing Championships.

St Augustine’s Catholic High School students Erin Woodcock and Emily Gaynor, were among team members who took home three world titles at the event in London.

The 15-year-olds beat off global competition including more than 90 teams from Australia, USA, Ireland and Poland.

They took home the triple gold medals in the under-16 figure competition, under-16 Ceili competition and Senior ladies figure.

The trophies will be displayed at their school of dance, The Carery Academy in Birmingham.

Share This

Regional news »


Bromsgrove Standard
County's hospitals' financial position is 'increasingly serious'

THE TRUST which runs the county’s hospitals has warned its ...

Worcester Observer

Visit the Worcester Observer website for the latest.

Stratford Observer
Celebration of Sport round up

AGE was certainly no barrier as young and old scooped ...

Evesham Observer
Come join the carnival is message from organisers

A RALLYING call has been made for residents and schools ...