The Irish Dance Experience
The Irish Dance Experience
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Try your hand at traditional Irish dance, with a former Riverdancer leading the way! In this afternoon dance experience, learn how to perform dances like the ceili group dance and sean nós, the ‘old style’ of Irish dancing, as well as the popular moves of the Riverdance. Learn about the history behind all these dances and their place in Irish culture from an expert in both dance and history.
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emily r
7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
The show was great quality, music, visuals, some fog effects, lighting. Dancers were excellent. Crowd was mostly 60+. No food served but alcohol and bevs avail for purchase. We purchased last minute and only the VIP was available which came with a dvd and full color keepsake program of all the performers. Pictures and video are allowed without flash. A lot of guests couldn’t figure out their flashes.
Written 28 May 2024
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ACahill
20 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Family
I am so grateful that I found the Irish Dance Experience while visiting Galway. We participated in 2023 and now I am bringing a group back this year in 2024 for a class. Siobhán is not only an amazing, talented dancer, she is kind and patient teacher and makes this very unique experience so much fun. Recommended for all ages and you leave feeling in great spirits. She runs an excellent program!
Written 5 February 2024
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Cheryl M
77 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
My husband and I (not dancers!) really enjoyed learning a few Irish dances from a 15 year veteran of Riverdance. She was very friendly and was a good teacher. A wonderful way to take a bit of Ireland home!
Written 9 July 2023
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Mary M
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
The three of us ( incl a 16 year old) had such an enjoyable time with ex Riverdancer Siobhán at the Irish Dance Experience.
She taught our group of 18 three dances - and made it easy and fun for us all… lots of laughter …
You can proceed at your own pace … Just great fun..
Thank you Siobhán!
Written 9 July 2023
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Strawberrytour
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Solo
Amazing! Siobhan was very kind and went out of her way to make sure I could make it to the course after last-minute difficulties. I had so much fun learning the dances: a highlight of the trip!
Written 25 June 2023
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I am so glad you enjoyed it! Happy onward travels and dancing of course! XX
Written 27 June 2023
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shanda h
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
So much fun! I loved the 3 different dances we learned. We got to “perform” on stage! What a once in a lifetime experience
Written 15 June 2023
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Thank you for your review! What a fun session and a treat to use the Trad on The Prom stage! X
Written 18 June 2023
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Karmarlyo
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023
This is so much fun! I've taken three groups of young adults to Siobhan over the last year and there has been so much laughter and fun and everyone has always loved it. Siobhan is a great teacher and they all leave with new dancing skills to show off to their friends. I couldn't recommend this enough!
Written 11 June 2023
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Thank you so much! xxx
Written 13 June 2023
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Illysa I
United States158 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
We had an amazing experience - I strongly recommend this activity. First, the group of students in our particular class included people of all ages and genders. You do not need a partner. Second, the instructor, Siobhan, was fantastic! She gave clear instructions, taught us fun dances, exhibited tremendous patience :) , and was friendly and fun. Don't worry if you don't know how to dance! Take this class just for the experience. When else and where else in your life are you going to get a lesson in Irish dancing???
Written 7 June 2023
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Thank you so much! Come back again sometime! X
Written 13 June 2023
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henrietcompagnie
Herault, France7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
We were four couples from France, and our session with Siobhán was in fact a surprise gift for one of the group. I have to say we all absolutely loved it, to such an extent that we are still talking (and laughing) about it.
Full marks to Siobhán, who was so enthusiastic and made us feel as if this was her first ever class. She is incredibly kind and cheerful and soon has everyone feeling at ease and following her every step. Also, just watching her grace across that dance floor is a joy in itself.
Galway is a great place for many things, but make sure you don’t leave without enjoying this beautiful, exhilirating experience. You won’t regret it.
Written 1 June 2023
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Thank you so so much for your feedback, how could I not have enjoyed your groups energy!! So much fun x
Written 2 June 2023
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Julie T
New Market, MD1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
We totally enjoyed our Irish dance lesson last week. We booked a private lesson once we knew the dates we would be coming through Galway. Initially, I booked it because I thought it would be a hoot to video our husbands trying to do the dance steps, but OMG it was so much fun! Siobhan was a fantastic instructor, she made it so much fun and her step-by-step instructions made it so much easier to learn. And it is definitely a workout! I have a whole new level of respect for Irish step dancers and the stamina and skill required! If you're in Galway, definitely book a session. You will be so glad you did! Best part of our trip!
Written 24 May 2023
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Thank you so much Julie! Hope you had a safe onward trip xx
Written 2 June 2023
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