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Local Irish dancers to stage "dance-out" to assist family of 6 year old badly injured in marathon attack

By Ed Forry, April 25, 2013

Saturday night event set for 7 pm at John Hancock Hall in Boston's Back Bay
A group of college-age Irish dancers in Boston have organized an April 27 fundraising evening of Irish music & dance to benefit the Richard Family Fund. Little six year old Jane Richard, a Clifden Academy dancer, was seriously injured in the Marathon tragedy. She is the sister of Martin Richard, the 8 year old who lost his life in the bombing.

A “ dance out” is a local performance for a good cause and Irish dancers grow up doing dance outs at nursing homes, schools, parades, weddings, etc. Tickets for the event are now available at
Please note that when purchasing those tickets, you will be asked to create a Bidding for Good account. Creating an account enables you to receive your tickets via email and to bid on items in the online auction. The email confirmation you receive upon purchase is your ticket.
Event Details: A fantastic evening of Irish music & dancing by Boston area college Irish dance groups as well as feature performances by 2013 New England solo World medalists and ceili World champions to benefit the Richard Family Fund.
Date & Time: Saturday, April 27 at 7 pm
Location: John Hancock Hall at the Back Bay Events Center, 180 Berkeley Street, Boston
Tickets are $26.00. A very limited number of VIP tickets will be available for $100. Buy tickets on-line at No tickets will be sold at the door.
The organizers send thanks to sponsors for their generous donations, including the Irish Dance Teacher of New England Inc., Rutherford Shoes, Irish Dance Magazine, and John Hancock Hall at the Back Bay Event Center (