The irish-born Bill Whelan is the founder of our school. He has given lessons in Ireland and England before teaching in Berlin and now he is back to the roots in Ireland.
Tamás Diebel (TMRF)
Tamás Diebel, the only dance teacher (TMRF) in Berlin officially certified by An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha (CLRG) since 2006, gives lessons in the school since 2001. He gives lessons in Céilí (figure dance) and step dance in soft- and hardshoes.
Shane started Irish Dancing at the age of seven. Following much hard work, commitment and dedication, Shane achieved huge success in the Dancing world. Shane's success and talent was obvious before he reached the age of 9. He went on to win several Munster, All Ireland, British National, Great Britain and 4 World Titles. Dancing became the love of his life. He joined Ceol Chiarraí in September, 2000. He toured Australia, Dubai and America with "Spirit of Ireland" which is another production from Ceol Chiarraí. He toured with "To Dance on the Moon" where he had the privilege of playing "Daigh" the male lead role.
Shane comes from Co. Clare in southern Ireland. He belongs to farming community. He has two brothers. His younger brother is also involved in Irish Dancing and has won both a Munster and British National Title. He also has a little sister.