PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It’ll be a busy day for Irish dancers in the region. One group dropped by the CBS Broadcast Center this morning to spread Celtic Cheer.
St. Patrick’s Day starts dark and early for the Emerald Isle Academy of Irish Dancers. Coach Kate O’Brien says the alarm sounds at before 5 o’clock.READ MORE: Photos Capture Smoke Billowing Out Of Center City High Rise
“We’re dancing in places like the Philadelphia Airport, the arrivals terminal. Rerun Atlantic City as well as the Crystal Tea Room in Philadelphia.”READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Fast Storm System To Bring Snow To Parts Of Delaware Valley Sunday Evening
Matthew Jones is a two-time world champion dancer. He says putting on a show is his favorite part.
“I might not be having the best performance, but when I see people just enjoying it, it brings a smile to my face. Yeah, it’s just great.”MORE NEWS: All 100 Lab Monkeys Accounted For After Several Escape Pennsylvania Crash
He says he won’t get to bed until after 10 o’clock but it’s all worth it.