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Rince Na Tiarna Celebrates 25 Years

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- On Saturday, September 18, at 7 p.m. in the Buffalo Irish Center, Rince na Tiarna Irish Dance School, founded by Mary Kay Heneghan A.D.C.R.G., will celebrate 25 years of “keeping the tradition alive.”

What began as a small school in Erie, Pa and South Buffalo, NY has become a traditional Irish Dance School recognized throughout the Irish dance world.

With assistant teachers Breanne Atzert T.C.R.G., Bridget Sullivan T.C.R.G., Katie Ryan Rozek T.C.R.G. and Liz Lewis, Heneghan will welcome all the parents and dancers who have stepped through the doors of Rince na Tiarna.

Music will be provided by “Good Clean Fun,” an Irish show band from New York City. A highlight of the evening will be “blaisin,” or, a little tasting by:Fat Bob’s Smokehouse, The Irishman, Shannon Pub, Blackthorn, Gang & Co., Potters Field, Darcy McGee’s and Doc Sullivan’s.

Memorabilia, trivia and door prizes will add to the memories.

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Tour the Eastside's Polonia Historic District

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