Video: World champion Gavin Shevlin returns home to Glenswilly

World champion Gavin Shevlin. Photo: Geraldine Diver.

World champion Gavin Shevlin. Photo: Geraldine Diver.

18-YEAR-OLD Glenswilly man Gavin Shevlin was given a hero’s welcome home last night.

The St Eunan’s College student, a son of Michael and Gerlyn Shevlin, returned home a World Champion from the 45th annual World Irish Dancing Championships.


Gavin and Niamh Shevlin perform at their homecoming

Great night at Gavin and Niamh Shevlins homecoming to Glenswilly Gaa Club after winning the World Championship Irish dancing. Video:G. Diver.

Posted by Geraldine Diver on Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Hundreds turned out to greet his return to the Glenswilly GAA club, where he treated the huge crowd to his talents that saw him rise to the top of the world. A member of Scoil Rince McConomy-Bradley, Gavin won the Men 17-18 category in the competition at the Palais des Congres de Montreal in Canada.

His sister, Niamh, finished 10th in her category.

Thanks to Geraldine Diver for the above video of the performance in the Glenswilly GAA clubhouse at the homecoming.

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