Strictly pub talent launched by Geraldine O’Hanrahan’s
THE Geraldine O’Hanrahan’s GAA Club launched Strictly Pub Talent for 2018 recently.
This year the club have ten New Ross pubs competing for the title of Strictly Pub Talent winner.
The pubs participating are the Three Bullet Gate, The Ross Inn, the Theatre Tavern, Spiders, Penders, Bolg Bui, The Parish Pump, Mannions, Corcorans and The Rag.
20 dancers will represent the pubs. Each couple with be taught a strictly routine and a routine of their choice by New Ross’s own choreographer April Coady. Having met all the dancers April feels there is great enthusiasm from the dancers, saying that they are all very eager to get started.
As part of the campaign and in keeping with tradition, the club will hold one fundraising event in each of the pubs from this month up until February starting with a race night held in The Rag on Saturday, August 19, followed with a table quiz in The Ross Inn on Thursday, September 14. Rosemarie Carroll from the club said: ‘We hope to be able to cater for a wide variety of events to keep the town entertained.’ The main event takes place on Saturday, February 24, in The Brandon House Hotel and tickets will go on sale later in the year. The dancers taking part are: Kaitlin Butler and Brian Cullen representing The Three Bullet Gate, Sinead Aspel and Brian St Ledger representing The Ross Inn, Stephen Somers and Mary Gleeson representing Corcorans, Sinead Henry and Dean Gannon representing Spiders, Mairead Furlong and Tommie Lee representing Penders, Lauren Carroll and Anthony Feeney representing The Rag, Eleanor Russell and Kyle Roche representing Bolg Bui, Julie Rigley and Geoff Dobbyn representing the Theatre Tavern, Gail Cummins and Colin Fenlon representing The Parish Pump and Geraldine Ryan and Daneills Nikas representing Mannions.
Updates on the fundraising events and the dancers’ progress can be found in your local newspaper and on the Geraldine O’Hanrahan’s Facebook page.
Milana Zieelyede enjoying the recent Whitechurch steam and cintage working rally.