Riverdance was literally performed on the river today, September 27. Craig Maison and Shane Cummins have recently completed a world-wide tour with Michael Flatley's Riverdance show.
They performed with traditional Irish musicians on the Shields Ferry as it crossed the River Tyne. As Julie Harrison reports, it was to launch the 27th Tyneside Irish Festival.
More top news
A look ahead at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.
A Metro train passenger who hurled shocking abuse at a transgender woman travelling on the same carriage has been put behind bars.
Three of the region's court houses are to close after the government decided they were under-used.