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Claire McCole

Claire began dancing at the age of four, and competed at Ulster, All Ireland and World Championship level for over 15 years, winning many awards with the Bonner-Cannon School of Dancing in Donegal.

In 1998, Claire performed the lead role with her dancing school at the Irish, U.K., and American premiere's of the film "Dancing at Lughnasa". The following year, she went on to perform at the opening ceremony of the Ryder Cup in Boston in association with Bord Fáilte.
Claire performed for three consecutive years with the O Shea Irish Dance Company, as a dancer in "Irish Thunder", in Busch Gardens, Virginia.
Claire has been a member of Riverdance since the age of 18, performing initially with Riverdance-The Flying Squad at corporate events across the globe, while studying in St. Patrick's college in Dublin to become a primary school teacher. In 2005, Claire was delighted to take a place on a full time tour with Riverdance-The Show, and spent the years between 2005-2008 touring America, Canada, Mexico and Europe with the show.

Mark McCole

Mark began dancing with the Bonner-Cannon School of Dancing from the age of 4. Mark has won many Ulster titles and has gained many All-Ireland, Great Britain and World Championship awards throughout his competitive career.

His show career started in Irish Thunder – the show in 2005. Following that, he was asked to join Riverdance in late 2005. To date, Mark has performed in the U.S.A., China, Africa, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Dubai, Switzerland, Portugal, the U.K. and Ireland.
In January 2007, Mark set up Mystic Force – the show. In August 2008, Mark was selected as one of 12 finalists in the Impact Media Elevate Awards 2008 for the business Mystic Force, and went on to finish in the top three.
Since then Mark has successfully launched Fitness Fusion – Adult Irish Dance Class in Galway, Athlone and Castlebar.
Currently, Mark and his sister Claire are launching the McCole School of Irish Dance in Galway city and county.
Josephine Chrystal

Josephine began dancing at the age of 6 with the Siobhan McDonnell School of Dancing. She won her first Connaught Championship Under 8 and had continued success throughout her competitive career including solo medals in The World Championships, All Ireland Championships, North American Championships and the British Nationals.

In 2000, Josephine had the honor of being selected to represent Sligo Feis Ceoil at Millennium Festival of Amateur Performing Arts, Leeds. This was a showcase of amateur dancers, musicians and singers performing specially choreographed routines for the event.
Whilst studying Commerce at the National University of Galway, Ireland Josephine became actively involved in the Dance Society setting up the first Irish Dancing beginners and advanced classes.
Since completing her degree Josephine has performed with various Irish Dance companies throughout Ireland, UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, Holland, Indonesia and America.
Josephine is delighted to be a part of Mystic Force since its creation in 2006.

Paula Duffy

Paula began dancing at the age of eight with the Cunniffe School of Dancing, Tuam, Co. Galway. She competed at Connacht, All-Ireland & World level for many years, winning Connacht Championships in both solo & team events.

She has toured North America & Australia as a dancer with the show "A Taste of Ireland" several times, and has performed in many countries across Europe as featured dancer with various music acts.
After completing her BComm & Higher Diploma in Education she set up her own dance troupe in Galway and has performed extensively around the country at weddings, functions & other events. One of the highlights of her dancing careers was performing for President Mary McAleese in 1999.

Rowena Booth

Rowena began her Irish Dancing career in Athenry at the young of 4 with the Maureen Cunniffe School of Irish Dance.

Rowena successfully competed winning many awards until she was 20yrs old in the Connacht,All-Ireland and World Irish Dancing Championships.
After finishing school and going on to qualify as a beauty therapist,Rowenas love and passion for Irish dancing held and in 2002 she joined Galways Irish Song Music and Dance show "Siamsa" where she danced as one of their principal dancers for 4 summer seasons.
Rowena now dances with the very sucessful and sought after award winning dance show "Mystic Force" who preform all around the country at wedding and corporate events.
She has  gained vast experience through the years in teaching and choreographing dances which showcases her knowledge and creativity.
As a recently qualified T.C.R.G. Rowena is delighted  to teach her love of Irish Dance to both adults and children alike.







Claire McCole







Mark McCole






Josephine Chrystal








Paula Duffy


Rowena Booth


Mystic Force - Professional Irish Dance

Mystic Force
Professional Irish Dance Show

Mystic Force Professional Irish Dance Show specializes in wedding entertainment throughout Galway, Mayo, Clare, Roscommon, Westmeath and Limerick.


McCole School of Dance

McCole School of Irish Dance
for children

The McCole School of Irish Dance was established in September 2009 and are currently registering children their classes in all locations.



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