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Irish dancing

Dancing Grannies perform Riverdance on a Belfast street

Dancing Grannies Riverdance on Belfast street

A group of ‘grannies’ wowed onlookers on a Belfast street with an impromptu Riverdance performance. The fun loving ladies are part of the dance group ‘Dancing Grannies’. They were in Belfast for the Maritime Festival, which is held in the Titanic quarter of the city in the regenerated docklands. (more…)

Six-year-old Irish dancer wows Simon Cowell

Six-year-old Irish dancer wows Simon Cowell

There was a sparkling pint-sized surprise for Simon Cowell on this week’s episode of Britain’s Got Talent, Irish dance sensation Oscar Donnelly. The six-year-old star has already made a name for himself in Irish dance circles, with leading dance troupe Fusion Fighters one of many championing the youngster online. (more…)

Best Irish dance video so far

Cork trio perform best Irish dance video of the year

You have got to watch the latest Irish dancing video that is taking the internet by storm. ‘Freedom’ is a two minute film that showcases Irish dancing in all its glory. It sees Cork men Kieran Hardiman, Alan Kenefick and Ciaran Plummer performing their perfectly choreographed routine around the grounds of University College Cork. (more…)

Learn how to Irish dance with these quick four steps

Learn how to Irish dance with these quick four steps

An instruction video to help dance enthusiasts take their first few steps into Irish dance has been published on YouTube. The video is called Sean nós dance Billy and was created by the Easy Irish Dance channel. It is a great introduction into Irish dance for beginners with easy to follow instructions on how to…

You want this guy at your party!

You want this guy at your party!

A four year old lad got the party started at his local club when he stepped onto the dancefloor and threw the sort of shapes that the rest of us only dare do on our own in front of the mirror. Jake Bradshaw was the star of the show at the Rocks Hurling Clubhouse in…

The songs most frequently banned from wedding parties

The most frequently banned wedding party songs

The first dance at a wedding is always a special moment as the happy couple look longingly to each other’s eyes before the DJ gets the party started. However, many DJs are given a long list of songs they are banned from playing at the wedding party. (more…)

Irish dancer delights crowds in Galway

Irish dancer delights crowds in Galway

An Irish dancer delighted passersby in Galway as she took centre stage in the middle of the town and performed an impressive routine to music. Little is known about the talented performer, other than she definitely has some rhythm and can tap and step with the best of them. (more…)

Fusion Fighters stun Irish Dance World Championships

Fusion Fighters stun Irish Dance World Championships

Leading Irish dance group Fusion Fighters put on a stunning display at the World Irish Dance Championship that left the audience in raptures. Fusion Fighters have long been one of the best Irish dance groups around. They have won fans all across the globe with their imaginative and energetic routines, which often merge traditional Irish…

Girl Power Irish dancing style with the stunning Slide Step

Girl Power Irish dancing style with the stunning Slide Step

Ireland Calling has featured some stunning Irish dance videos showcasing the talents of our greatest performers. Many of them, including the brilliant ‘car park’ routine by Slide Step, featured men in the main role. Now the group have decided the lads have hogged the spotlight for too long and have produced a new routine where…

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Michael Flatley to open his first Irish dance academy

Over the last two decades, Michael Flatley has become a legend of Irish dancing. Now he is opening an academy so he can pass on his knowledge to the next generation. The Chicago born star retired earlier this year after spending over 20 years travelling the world performing huge productions such as Riverdance and Lord…

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