Local Irish Dancers Reach Out to Young Bombing Victim
More than 400 Irish dance schools, including one with students from Newtown, are participating in the effort to ‘Wrap Jane in Our Love.’
The Nicholl School of Irish Dance has joined forces with the international Irish dance world to support a young victim of the Boston Marathon Bombing. Jane Richards, a 7-year-old aspiring Irish dancer, lost her leg in the bombing that claimed the life of her brother, Martin, and left her mother in serious condition.
The Nicholl School of Irish Dance, which is based in Yardley and has students from throughout Bucks County including Newtown, is one of more then 400 dance schools who have stepped up to support Jane.