Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers

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

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Blarney Notice

Trips to Florida, Amsterdam, Cuba, London and more places are in this edition. Plus a video of the Performance Group at a Celtic festival.

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 Semester


Beginners' Class   Experienced Class
done Clare Plain Set  video
done Corofin  video
done Waves of Tory
done Four-Hand Reel  video
done Siege of Ennis
done Cashel  video
done Pride of Erin  video done Gates of Derry  video
done South Galway  video
done Antrim Square  video
done Waltz Cotillion
Moycullen  video
done Clare Mazurka
done Sliabh Luachra  video
Clare Plain Set  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

Images of Our St. Patrick's Month Activities

St. Patrick's Day Parade
at the Washingtonian Center
Four shows by the Performance Group including the Irish Arts Celebration at the Kentlands Mansion ... Blackthorn Ceili ... Parade at the Washingtonian Center ... Party at the O'Briens' ... St. Patrick's Day brunch at Lahinch ... it was an awesome month of Irish fun. Check out our photo album and special edition of Blarney.

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 Casey Community Center  
5/14/2019 Casey Community Center(Last Winter/Spring Semester class)  

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.