Bride and groom perform traditional Irish dance at wedding reception
A bride and groom treated their guests to a session of traditional Irish dancing at their wedding reception.
Aoife Neville and Seán Longe took to the dance floor for their first dance as a married couple and despite plenty of whoops and cheers from their guests, they looked slightly self-conscious at first.
However, once the music kicked in it became clear that it was just an act and that the happy couple were perfectly well prepared for the moment.
They started slowly, with a few traditional dance moves to whet the guests’ appetite. They then stepped it up a gear and danced at a quicker pace and with plenty of confidence.
Before long, Aoife and Seán were joined on the dancefloor by several of their friends – Aiden Connolly, Michael Barry, Eoin Marrinan, Lynda McLeish, Rachel Finucane and Karen Galvin – who were all in on the act as well.
It turned into a great performance and an Irish music extravaganza with several talented dancers and the music – which was provided by the Shandrum Céilí Band.
The bride and groom are big fans of Irish music and enjoy playing instruments as well as taking part in set dancing and céilís.
The dance moves they performed at their wedding reception came from the steps they learned at céilís. However, being creative types, they also added a few of their own moves as well.
Their skills were perfect for their big moment at the wedding reception that took place at the Falls Hotel Ennistymon, Co Clare.
Take a look at the video below.
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