Ciaran comes from a large family of Irish dancers. He started dancing at the age of three. His parents Michael and Kathleen Maguire run a successful Irish dance school in the London area. Ciaran joined the cast of Riverdance at the age of sixteen. He then went on to work with former Riverdance stars Colin Dunne and Jean Butler in their co-production Dancing on Dangerous Ground which saw him perform in prestigious theatres around the world. Over the past ten years Ciaran has collaborated and trained with some of the biggest names in Irish dance. He joined Magic of the Dance in 2001 and is the show’s principal dancer.