Murray Academy Returns to International Competition at 2022 World Championships! – Belfast, Northern Ireland

Congratulations to our 24 qualifiers for their performances at this year’s World Championships in Belfast! Special congratulations to Brielle Maguire for bringing home the 5th place globe in U11 Girls competition, to Brigid O’Connor and Fiona Marino for their World Medals, and to Delaney Guy, Maeve Marino, Abby Hayes, Ava Krueger, Chloe Bosma, and Maggie Krein on their recall medals!

In addition to the 9 receiving individual solo medals, we had another 6 dancers placing in the top half of their competitions and earning the chance to compete in Day 2 competitions. We are SO proud of our results and of our dancers as always, but we’re especially proud of how they worked hard and kept each other motivated through the three years since the last World Championships were held.

To see our complete list of results, click here, and click on post title above to see complete post with photo gallery.

Summer 2022: Introduction to Irish Dance Mini Camps

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Murray Academy Returns to New England Oireachtas! – Hartford, CT

The New England Regional Championships returned to Hartford after a pause for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 77 of our dancers attended.  We are very proud of all our talented dancers who worked so hard throughout the pandemic and took the stage both enthusiastically and well-prepared! Congratulations to each and every dancer who represented the Murray Academy at this event!

We are especially proud to have qualified a total of 24 girls to dance at the World Championships in Belfast next April.  Our dancers achieved a 91% recall rate for Open champions and a 64% recall rate for all soloists.  Within our recallers, 32% were in top 5; 55% in the Top 10; and 45% qualified for Worldsβ€”amazing!  And of our 18 traditional set dancers, we had 67% receive an award. Way to go team Murray! So very proud!!  

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