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Irish dancing school set up in Cardiff

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A former Riverdance cast member has established an Irish dancing school in Cardiff – and she’s recruiting new students.

Nicola Dempsey, who first toured with Riverdance four years ago, acheived her dream of starting her own Irish dancing school following a move to Cardiff in January. She is excited to add to her class numbers at the adult’s and children’s lessons in Roath’s Gate Centre.

Nicola Dempsey teaching her class in Roath

Nicola Dempsey teaching her class in Roath

“We’ve only just started since September, and a lot of people are starting from scratch,” Nicola says. “At the moment we have about 15 people in the adult classes, but the numbers differ each night. We cater for every level, from beginners right up, so everyone is welcome.”

Irish dancing classes are held each Tuesday in the Gate Centre on Keppoch Street in Roath.

Take a look at Nicola performing some of the moves the students will eventually master.

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