West Cork Jive Weekend – November 10th, 11th and 12th 2017
Westlodge Hotel, Bantry, Co. Cork
We have a fun filled weekend planned for you this November, full of Jiving, great music and loads of craic! Check out our planned weekend schedule, instructors and price list below – including a great overnight package provided by Westlodge Hotel, Bantry.
Our Teachers and Musicians
Sandra Ganley, is a well known Jive instructor and appeared on RTE’s ‘Stetsons and Stilletos’ last year. She is fresh from her trip to Tralee, after representing Mayo at the Rose of Tralee Festival and will be teaching Jive classes at the West Cork Jive Weekend.
Sandra has a BA Hons Degree in Dance where she studied Irish Dance and wrote a thesis on Country Music in Ireland. A passionate country music fan since the age of 4, she has adjudicated the National Jive Competition for the past two years and also performed on stage at the Irish Country Music Awards on RTE in 2016. She also featured on Jiving Juniors, on Series 2 in November 2016.
Declan is from Wexford and is one of Ireland’s premier Jiving teachers. He runs Dancing with Declan and is well know throughout Ireland. Specialising in Jiving, Waltzing and Quickstep, his award winning style of teaching has endeared him to the people of the east coast for years.
Luckily for us, he will be joining us at the West Cork Jive Weekend, teaching a wide range of dances, such as Foxtrot, Waltz, Slow Waltz, Jive and Quickstep.
Norella Mary Molyneaux:
Norella Mary Molyneaux was with us last year and by popular demand we had to have her back. So Bantry will be happy to see again All Ireland Jive Champion Norella. Regarded by many the finest dancer on the country scene today.
Norella will be teaching Jive-Waltz and Quickstep workshops.
The country music sensation Stuart Moyles, will be playing at the West Cork Jive Weekend, in Bantry this November. The Ballina based singer has a number of songs out currently, including Jessie, You Ain’t Going Nowhere and Hold the Line and it’s a privilage to have him with us for the weekend.