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 Irish Dance Party is one of Dublin’s best loved experiences where you get to see and hear top class live Irish music and dancing by award winning performers. Not only that, but true to the Irish spirit, everybody gets to give the dancing a go themselves. It is a 2 hour event. Seated at your own reserved table between dances, there is ample time to take in the atmosphere of it all in a beautiful traditional Irish pub setting with the option of a creamy pint of Guinness. Your charismatic and talented Irish music and dance entertainers will see to it that there is never a dull moment. It doesn’t get any more Irish than that!
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: 3pm – 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’.
Hannah is 20 years old and is a student in Trinity College Dublin studying Physiotherapy. She dances competitively for the Sherry Murphy Academy in Dublin. She has been dancing since she was 3. Her achievements include winning the World Championships in 2017 and 2018, winning the Leinster Championships in 2016 and 2017, the All Ireland Championship in 2017. Hannah was also the cover girl for the July 2018 issue of Irish Dancing Magazine.
Sarah has been dancing since the age of 9. Having won 7 Majors Titles, 3 Dublin Titles, 2 Leinster Titles, and All-Ireland Title and a World Championship, she turned professional at the age of 18. She has toured through New York, France, Germany and more, performing on large-scale productions as well as TV shows like Irish Celtic Generations, as well as Damhsa on BBC. For the 1916 Centenary Celebrations in Ireland, Sarah impressively performed elements of Heartbeat of Home at the 1916 Laochra GAA Commemoration in Croke Park.
Karl Murphy is 20 years of age and has been dancing since the age of seven. Karl is a two-time World Champion, in 2015 and 2018. This is on top of several other major accolades such as Dublin titles, Leinster Championships, and 3 All-Ireland Championships. Karl has travelled all over Europe performing with one of the world’s best-selling dance shows Lord Of The Dance Dangerous Games.#
Kaitlyn O’ Halloran Murphy
Kaitlyn is a professional Irish dancer from Dublin. She began Irish dancing at the age of 4 and has won many competitions since then. She has been performing in shows since the age of 16 and has toured around Europe and America, as well as performing in Disney Worlds Raglan Road pub in Florida.