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Parents are cutting back to fund activities like ballet and piano lessons

Parents are cutting back to fund activities like ballet and piano lessons

Parents are cutting back to fund activities like ballet and piano lessons

Next time the ballet comes to town – ballet companies often tour in summer and 'Giselle' has been on in Dublin this week – go and take a little girl with you; or, if you can coax him, a little boy.

One of the joys in life is taking a young child to the ballet. I was lucky enough to be taken to see Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev perform together (at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin) as a schoolgirl, when I was smitten by the magic of ballet.


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