Laura Ganley Interview

Q. How did you get into Sean Nos dancing?

A. I have been doing Sean Nos dancing for four years. I saw Emma O Sullivan dance on Ireland’s Got Talent and that was the start of it. I started going to her classes

Q. What’s the most important part for you?

A. The most important part is meeting so many people at workshops and competitions and functions.

Q. What competitions have you won?

A. This year I have won many competitions such as FleadhNua, Mayo Fleadh, and the EigseUiGhramhnaigh All Ireland Final.

Q. Have you many All-Ireland titles?

A. Two weeks ago I received 1st prize at the An Slua Mor, All Ireland Sean Nos Competition in Ballinasloe in association with the gathering. This is my second All Ireland title.

Q. How was your time dancing on TG4 at An SteipBeo, OireachtasnaSamhna in Killarney.

A. I had to qualify for the final 10 to dance on the live show. It was a brilliant experience.

Q. Does dancing take much up much of your time?

A. I’ve had a very busy year dancing at all types of events including An Jig Gig TG4, The Admiral show, Comhaltas concerts, Mayo football team homecoming, many gathering events, Secret Village Festival, weddings and special occasions, and the FeileCeol weekends Clare island and Innisboffin.

Q. What has been your dancing highlight so far?

A. When I danced for the Argentinian Ambassador.