Term One 2014

It is nearly time for Term One 2014 to commence! We are looking forward to the beginning of a fantastic year.

Feis dates will be finalised shortly and will be updated on our website. Timetables, results and Feis photo albums will all be loaded onto the website as soon as they become available.

Don’t forget to add www.ardrince.com to your favourites (or make it your homepage!) to keep up to date throughout the year.

Looking forward to a great year ahead! See you all very soon.

Breeda, Claire, Christine & Bridget

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Term One 2013

Term One is nearly here!! And a massive term it will be!

There will be lots happening during Term One….we welcome a bunch of new beginners to classes, Grade Exams, March Feis, World Championships preparation, Second Hand Sale and the list goes on. We can’t wait. Click here for further info….

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Scoil Ard Rince is expanding to Nambour!

We’re proud to announce that Scoil Ard Rince will now will be offering classes in Nambour. Classes will be held at Embody Performing Arts, Howard Street, Nambour starting early in 2012. Stay tuned for more details!

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2012 enrolments are now open

Thinking of enrolling your son or daughter at Scoil Ard Rince? We are now open for 2012 enrolments. But be quick as spots are limited.

Contact Breeda Peirce on (07) 3204 1862 to enrol your child today!

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Celia Shawcross and Breeda Peirce ADCRG

Success for Scoil Ard Rince at the 2011 Irish Dancing World Championships

All of the hard work and determination has paid off for the Scoil Ard Rince dancers who competed at the 2011 Irish Dancing World Championships in Dublin last week.

All dancers performed very well in outstanding levels of competition but huge congrats must go to Chloe Peirce and Celia Shawcross who made it into the recall rounds and placed so highly; Chloe recalled and placed 38th out of 168 in the 13-14 years and Celia placed 25th out of 93 in the 19-20 years. Declan Carr, Ellen Rafferty, Roisin Rafferty, Molly Rafferty and Katie Maloney also danced superbly, with over 150 competitors in each section!

Getting to qualify to the World Championships is in itself an honour and to bring home some medals is absolutely amazing – well done guys!

Chloe also had the honour of meeting the Irish President at the opening ceremony and had her photo taken with the president along with representative dancers from other countries.

Check out the pics in the gallery and see some of the girls’ beautiful new dresses!

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Free ‘Learn to Irish dance’ classes

Have you seen the amazing Riverdancers and thought ‘I could do that’? Then why not come along to one of two FREE Scoil Ard Rince ‘Learn to Irish Dance’ classes at Bulimba on Wednesday 16 March at 4:45pm or Redcliffe on Saturday 19 March at 10am.

Just by attending one of these classes you could win one of two double passes to the opening night of the “Riverdance – The Farewell Tour“, at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC on Tuesday April 12th at 7:30pm. One double pass will go to a Scoil Ard Rince dancer who brings along a friend and the other to one of our new dancing friends.

Keep up to date on Facebook: www.facebook.com/scoilardrince.

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ReelFit Launches March 19

Brisbane dancers and fitness fanatics will be bursting with excitement when the highly anticipated ReelFit is launched on Saturday 19 March.

The launch night will begin at 7:30pm at the Redcliffe RSL and will showcase Brisbane’s best Irish dancers in their last performance before they head off to the World Irish Dancing Championships. RSVP to the ReelFit Launch Party event on Facebook.

For the first time in eight years, the pounding feet and swirling music of Riverdance that has tapped its way onto the world stage, returns to Australia for a national farewell tour coming to Brisbane for a strictly limited season, from April 12 – 17.

Scoil and Rince is offering you the chance to win one of three double passes to the opening night of the “Riverdance – The Farewell Tour“, at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC on Tuesday April 12th at 7:30pm. Just attend the ReelFit launch for your chance to win. Other great raffles and lucky door prizes are also on offer, including free vouchers to ReelFit classes. Tickets available at the door: $12.50 for adults and $7.50 children, $35 per family.

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Preparing for Worlds

There’s a buzz in the air with the World Championships in Dublin, Ireland only a few months away and plenty of work to do. From Scoil Ard Rince we have seven dancers travelling to the Worlds this year: Chloe Peirce, Ellen Rafferty, Roisin Rafferty, Molly Rafferty, Declan Carr, Katie Maloney and Celia Shawcross.

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Christine O'Donnell and Bridget Bazzo

Classes almost over for 2010

We’ve been busily preparing for our Christmas Party, perfecting the few numbers we’ll be performing before we celebrate the huge year we all had.

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