Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers

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


Blarney Notice

In the first Blarney of 2019, we celebrate Nollaig na mBan, spend time in the New York City area, go caroling and visit family and friends.

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
Clare Plain Set  video
Corofin  video
Waves of Tory
Four-Hand Reel  video
South Galway  video
Cashel  video
Siege of Ennis
Gates of Derry  video
Clare Mazurka 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

(credit: Marilyn O'Brien)
Members, you are invited to join our trip to Ireland! In July 2019 we are going to Dublin, Belfast, Derry, Galway and lots of places in between. There are a limited number of spaces available.

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  

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.