Eileen McGinley Watson, ADCRG is a qualified teacher and adjudicator with An Coimisiun and has been in involved in the Irish dance world since the age of six. She attended the Fearon school in Ontario, Canada and trained under the instruction of Rose Fearon, ADCRG. Eileen had much success in her dance career winning 7 regional titles, and placing top 3 at North American National Championships. Each year she qualified for and attended the World Irish Dance Championships in Ireland in both team and solo events.
After receiving her teaching qualifications Eileen taught at the McGinley Academy of Irish Dance with her sisters Clair McGinley Faloona, ADCRG and Roisin McGinley McLafferty, TCRG. Each year their dancers qualified for and attended National and World level competitions. Several of their dancers held regional and national championship titles, and were world medal holders. Eileen’s successes were recognized throughout the dance community and she has been invited to judge competitions throughout the United States and Canada.
After relocating to Tampa, Florida in 2002, Eileen continued to produce regional champions and world caliber dancers for twelve years. She is now excited to join the teaching staff of Gilleoghan Irish dance and is honored to work alongside her esteemed colleagues.
Terry Gillan, ADCRGBio Coming Soon
Philip Owens, ADCRGBio Coming Soon