It’s never too early to start learning some Irish dance moves, as a great YouTube video shows. The video of two twin babies, held upright by baby bouncers, dancing along to a traditional Irish tune has gone viral with over half a million views.
Here is a delightful video of a man and woman performing and Irish jig in 1972. Irish dancing has become a hugely popular pastime for people of all ages over the past 20 years.
An Irish dancer made the judges’ jaws drop on BBC talent show The Greatest Dancer when he switched from a traditional Irish dance routine to some Beyoncé-esque struts across the dancefloor. The sudden change in dancing style stunned everyone in the room and earned Jake O’Shea a safe passage through to the next round of… Continue reading Irish dancer stuns talent show with switch-up to Beyoncé moves
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… Continue reading Fusion Fighters stun Irish Dance World Championships
Fans of the bagpipes are in for a treat with this hilarious video of two musicians vying for a young lady’s attention. The woman is caught in the middle of two bagpipers who seem to have taken a liking to her.
A group of dancers in Ireland came together to produce an inspiring video that showcases the talent and diversity in their home city of Galway. Galway Bailando features more than a hundred dancers performing in 20 different styles. The result is a stunning montage of colour, rhythm, lights and laughter.
Oh it’s on! Two hunky tap dancers take on three rugged Irish dancers in what has to be considered the ultimate dance-off. The two athletic tap dancers open the show with a flawless display as they tap in perfect unison to a nice chilled out bit of jazz saxophone.
The people of Lisbon were given an unexpected treat in 2016, when the town centre was transformed into a stage by a flash mob of Irish dancers. It looked like just another normal day on Padrão dos Descobrimentos, a picturesque square in the middle of Lisbon and a popular tourist spot.
A YouTube video has captured the history of Irish dancing from the 1950s through to the present day. It features long forgotten performances of dances that took place just for fun in local community halls long before Irish dancing became the huge industry it is today.
When Late Late show star James Corden won an Irish American entertainment award he may have had his dainty footwork when performing with Riverdance to thank for it.