The Ganley Sisters Fly in from Mayo to help launch Irish Festival

Manchester Irish Festival 2019

The award winning Ganley Sisters from County Mayo are flying in from Ireland to help launch this years 2020 Manchester Irish Festival. The highly accomplished dancers who have appeared on numerous TV shows which include RTE TV's Late Late Show are regular performers with the award winning annual Mayo Manchester Tradfest summer festival week in Mayo. As well as performing all over Ireland, Europe and America, the dancers have their own successful dance Schools. Laura teaches the traditional Irish Dance known as sean nos which includes brush and Barrel dancing and tap and is a regular performer on TG4 TV. Sandra has built up a very successful National network of 'Jiving Juniors' and 'Jiving Teens' which she has copyrighted. Her network of franchised Schools are all over Ireland.

The Dancers appear at the sold out 'Young, Gifted and Green' 25th Anniversary Concert at St Bede's College on Saturday 7 March which is raising money for The Christie Cancer Care Hospital. Then on Sunday 8 March they are staging a day of Irish Dance workshops at St Kent's in Fallowfield starting at 11am with a two hour Jiving and Waltz workshop, taught by Sandra. This is followed by sean nos workshop which will include Brush and Barrel and Tap Dancing. Advance Booking is essential for these workshops and to reserve your place email

Tony Hennigan from Mayo Manchester commented "We are delighted that The Ganley Sisters are coming over from Mayo, they will be part of our Mayo Weekend which is being run in association with Mayo County Council's diaspora website , watch out for all the prizes on offer from Mayo Tourism companies during the weekend.