Dancing stars step it out for Simon and homeless

Dancing stars step it out for Simon and homeless

By Maurice Garvey

OVER 400 people showed up in support of the Irish Homeless Street Leagues and Dublin Simon community, for a Strictly for Change fundraiser at the Red Cow on Thursday, November 16.

The event raised much-needed funds for the two charities.


Dancers who took part were trained to perfection by Fusion Dance Academy and it was a night to remember for two couples.

Mark Casserly and Amy Flynn won the judges award with a flawless performance of the paso doble.

People’s popular vote winners Therese Enright and Rob Fitzpatrick lit up the stage with their performances of the salsa.

It was a collaborative effort by the two charities as Frances Kavanagh of the IHSL was quick to point out.

Frances said: “Both the Simon Community and ourselves worked really hard to put this night together, and it is a tribute to all concerned that it was such a success in terms of monies raised and entertainment value.”

The event was hosted by FM104 Clyde Carroll of Dublin Town.

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