World Champion Cathal Keaney is an amazing talent and is the lead Dancer in Lord of the Dance.
He started dancing at the age of 5 with his older brother Fergal and dances with the famous Hession School of Irish dancing in Galway. From an early age Cathal was winning all the major competitions. He was the unbeaten Connaught Champion, an All Ireland champion, and World Champion and in 2011 he won every major title there is in Irish dancing. This is known as the Grand Slam in Irish dancing.
Cathal is also the winner of the Marie Duffy Award for excellence in Irish Dance Choreography and performance. He has featured on many TV shows, including the Late Late Show and Up for the Match. Cathal and Fergal were also the winners of the TV series "Class Act" claiming a cash prize of 10,000 Euro.