14:45 Wednesday, 19 June 2019
A unique performance of the hugely popular Riverdance will take place outside the Gaiety Theatre.
It’s been 25 years since the world became acquainted with the Irish dancing phenomenon that is Riverdance.
Michael Flatley and Jean Butler were the stars of the interval act at the Eurovision in Dublin in 1994.
It’s a much-loved performance and lead to the creation of a full Riverdance show which has entertained audiences all around the world.
Now the show is coming home, and tomorrow there’s going to a be a 12 hour “Riverdanceathon” outside the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin.
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The event aims to raise money for the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association and will see more than 400 dancers from 20 schools across Ireland showing off their moves, alongside professional Riverdance performers.
And if you happen to find yourself in the area between 10am and 10pm tomorrow, you’re invited to come along and show off a few steps!