By Helena Wulff

Dancing on the crossroads was once younger people's chance to fulfill and luxuriate in themselves on light summer time evenings within the nation-state in eire until eventually this custom used to be banned via legislation, the general public Dance Halls Act in 1935. Now a key metaphor in Irish cultural and political lifestyles, "dancing on the crossroads" additionally crystallizes the argument of this booklet: Irish dance, from Riverdance (the advertisement express) and aggressive dancing to bop theatre, conveys that eire is to be present in a crossroads state of affairs with a company base in a pretty Irish culture that's additionally turning into a admired a part of eu modernity.

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