Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers

preserving the cultural tradition of Irish ceili and set dancing since 1991


Blarney Notice

In this edition: our big annual Christmas party. Lots of photos and a short video.

Calendar of EventsCalendar Notice

Our list of what's going on in the Maryland Irish set and ceili dance scene, plus a little more.

Dances for the Winter-Spring 2019 Semester

Beginners' Class   Experienced Class
Corofin  video
Four-Hand Reel  video
Cashel  video
Gates of Derry  video
Antrim Square  video

done indicates completed dance lesson, may be periodically reviewed

Warm up dances: the Gay Gordons, Stack of Barley.

This lesson plan may change.

Quick Steps

Donegal (credit: Marilyn O'Brien)
Time to pack your bags! The RKIDs are headed to Ireland in July 2019. Dublin, Belfast, Derry, Galway and lots of places in between are on the itinerary. Participation details are here.

Tap or Hover Here for Our At-A-Glance Fall 2018 - Spring 2019 Class Schedule. To print it, you must allow popups on this page. ?

All Classes are in the School Cafeterias

Class sessions

Beginners: 7:00 pm - 7:50 pm
Advanced: 8:05 pm - 9:00 pm
(until 8:55 pm when at Gaithersburg High School)

Check our Events Calendar for the Latest Info

Winter-Spring 2019 Semester
1/8/2019 Ridgeview Middle School
1/15/2019 Ridgeview Middle School
1/22/2019 Ridgeview Middle School
1/29/2019 Ridgeview Middle School
2/5/2019 Ridgeview Middle School
2/12/2019 Ridgeview Middle School
2/19/2019 Ridgeview Middle School
2/26/2019 Ridgeview Middle School
3/5/2019 Ridgeview Middle School
3/12/2019 Ridgeview Middle School
3/19/2019 Ridgeview Middle School
3/26/2019 Ridgeview Middle School
4/2/2019 Ridgeview Middle School
4/9/2019 Ridgeview Middle School
4/23/2019 Ridgeview Middle School
5/7/2019 Gaithersburg High School  
5/14/2019 Gaithersburg High School  

Photos from Our Christmas Party

We capped off the year with another grand annual Christmas party at the O'Briens' house. Photo Album.

The dances we practice are selected from popular MD-DC-VA ceili and set dance group lists as well as other sources. Learn more about us.