Things to Do in Dublin
Looking for fun things to do in Dublin? The Irish Dance Party is a fun cultural event created, owned and operated by professional traditional Irish musicians and Dancers living in Dublin.
The event goes on for approx 2 hours. The Musician will host and MC the event, singing Irish songs and playing Irish instruments, explaining the history of the songs, music, instruments, dances etc. This is done in a fun and humorous way, providing some light comedy. There are also Dancers who will give dance performances for the group and also teach the group 3 Irish Dances which last for 20 minutes, 20 minutes and 10 minutes respectively.
The Irish Music is performed by some of the most talented, professional musicians working in Dublin. We aim to keep the music upbeat and enjoyable. The musicians are singer/guitar players who will sing the best loved Irish songs such as the Wild Rover, Whiskey in the Jar, The Galway Girl to name but a few. The stories and history behind the songs are also explained in a fun and humorous way. The musicians are also happy to sing any requests you may have. The talented musicians will not only sing but also give a performance on traditional Irish instruments such as the Uilleann pipes, tin whistle and bodhran. Full explanations on the instruments and the Irish Music are given.
The talented, award winning professional Irish dancers will guide everybody through some simple Irish group dances in a fun and relaxed way. They will also give some amazing dance show performances that are thrilling to watch. Our dancers have performed all over the world with professional touring shows such as Riverdance. They have also won world titles in dance competitions.
Time: Takes place from 3– 5pm.
Adults: €20 per person (Groups over 10 persons €18)
Students: €12 per person
Local language school students: €9 per person
Contact us today to book your tickets.
We take bookings 7 days a week depending on availability
We accept bookings from individuals, couples, groups.. everybody is welcome!
Pre-booking is essential.
Evening Dance Parties are also available.
The Irish dance party is also available to travel to venues on request.
The Irish Dance Party Team
Daniel O’ Sullivan
“Daniel is a professional Irish musician who has been working in Dublin for over 10 years. He founded the Irish Dance Party 2008. He is an all-Ireland champion Uilleann piper, who enjoys composing his own music. He also plays tin whistle. Daniel is also a singer/guitar player and performs at many popular music venues around Dublin city centre and is as well known for his story telling.” He has also performed extensively in the USA appearing at top Irish Music venues in New York and more recently in Tampa, Florida. On St. Patricks day 2015 Daniel performed for the President of the United States, Barack Obama, on Capitol Hill for the Friends of Ireland luncheon as part of the Ballad group ‘Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones’.
“Sue is a professional Irish dancer and is a Dublin girl through and through. Sue began Irish dancing at the age of 3, and by the age of 16 she had left Ireland to tour the world with Riverdance at the height of its fame. Additionally, she also came second in the World Irish Dancing Championships. Sue is one of Dublins hardest working Irish Dancers and has been with The Irish Dance Party since it was founded in 2008.”
“Cian has been performing around Dublin as well as Europe for many years. As well as having a great singing voice Cian also plays the fiddle and is always up for some good craic!”
“Anthony has been the principal dancer with Riverdance for 6 years. He has also won the World Irish dancing championships 4 times. He currently divides his time teaching Irish dancing master classes in Ireland and the USA.”
“Mairead is from Dublin and comes from a strong family background of Irish dancing. Her mother is a Irish dance teacher and she was placed 5th in the world at the Irish Dancing championships.”