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Rowdy Dancers – 1951


Connacht Tribune 10th March, 1951 p5
“When the Kinvara dancers make up their minds to conduct themselves, it will be all right, but while they are rowdy as they have been, I must oppose any extension in the hours of dancing there,” remarked Supt. J. Dunning at Gort court on Saturday, when Mr. C. I. Foley, solicitor, applied for dance licences for two dates for Johnston’s Hall, Kinvara from the hours of 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Mr. Foley said that Mr. Johnston conducted his hall in a very correct manner. Supt. Dunning agreed, saying that it was Mr. Johnston’s patrons who created the disturbances.
the Justice granted the licences from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. and promised Mr. Foley that the position would be reviewed periodically. If there were no further complaints the hours could be extended.