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News | St Patrick’s 2016

Dancing friar shows off his Irish dancing skills after Mass

Brother John Aherne's display of dancing went down a treat. (Picture: YouTube)
Brother John Aherne’s display of dancing went down a treat. (Picture: YouTube)

A dancing friar in Boston ended his St Patrick’s Day Mass in a special way by treating his congregation to a display of Irish dancing.

Franciscan friar Brother John Aherne gave his final blessing to the crowds gathered on March 17 before jumping straight into her performance.

Despite being decked out in floor-length robes, this dancing friar still managed to perform some fancy footwork.

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James Mulhall

James Mulhall is a reporter with The Irish Post. Follow him on Twitter @JamzMulhall

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3 comments on “Dancing friar shows off his Irish dancing skills after Mass”

  1. Boston USA

    I believe that is at St. Anthony's Shrine on Arch Street in Downtown Boston. They do good work.

  2. Geraldine Cowan

    Why won't it print my words?

  3. Ossie John

    Thanks James, lovely post!


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