It's Saint Patrick's Day next week, a chance to celebrate all things Irish — including Irish Dancing.

You might think the holiday would be the peak of an Irish Dancer's year, but for Anya Deering, the main event is a month later: the CLRG World Irish Dance Championships held every year during Easter Week. In this sound portrait, she gives us a little insight into what it really takes to be a part of this surprisingly competitive world.

 

Contact Producer Alana Bracken here.