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Tyneside Irish Festival

Stars from Riverdance have taken to the river to launch the 27th Tyneside Irish Festival. Craig Maison and Shane Cummins have recently completed a world-wide tour with Michael Flatley's Riverdance show.

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Full report: Tyneside Irish Festival

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.

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