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5/2/14 <br />
To mark the start of the year-long celebrations of the 20th anniversary of the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, a torch-lit procession ritual took place at dawn today (Wednesday 5th February 2014). The event involved performances by students of the Irish World Academy together with Mel Mercier, Simon O'Dwyer, Maria Cullen O'Dwyer, Tommy Hayes and the acclaimed Donegal sean-nOs singer and incoming artist-in-residence Maighread Ní Dhomhnail.<br />
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Aidan Phelan from Realta entertainment leads the torch-lit procession ritual across the living bridge at the University of Limerick.<br />
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Pic Sean Curtin Photo.