The Irish Dance Party
The Irish Dance Party
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Lessons & Workshops • Theatre & Performances
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10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
About
The Irish Dance Party is one of Dublin’s best loved experiences where you get to see and hear top class live Irish music and dancing by award winning performers. Not only that, but true to the Irish spirit, everybody gets to give the dancing a go themselves. It is a 2 hour event. Seated at your own reserved table between dances, there is ample time to sit back and enjoy the entertainment with a beverage of your choice. Your charismatic and talented Irish music and dance entertainers will see to it that there is never a dull moment. It doesn't get any more Irish than that!
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Neighbourhood: South City Centre
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  • Jervis • 4 min walk
  • Abbey St • 6 min walk
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  • nikkic412020
    Bolton, United Kingdom1 contribution
    Fun afternoon
    We went to this as part of my daughters hen party weekend in Dublin. It was well organised, the music was excellent and watching the professionals dance was mesmerising. Then getting the chance to learn how to do a part of a dance was great, it broke the ice with other people who were there. By the time we had finished, I was shattered but I loved every second of it and would definitely recommend this to anyone who wants to do something different.
    Visited February 2020
    Written 19 February 2020
  • Liz H
    Dublin, Ireland4 contributions
    Hen party
    We had a great time at the Irish Dance Party last weekend. It was a great laugh and was something different. It took place at the Merchants Arch Pub beside the Halfpenny Bridge (It usually is held at O'Sheas Pub but was closed due to Covid). We arrived an hour early so had a drink in the bar downstairs. The staff at the Merchants Arch Pub are very friendly. The showed started at 3pm and lasted about 2 hours. There was a musician playing Irish instruments and sang and there were two Irish dancers who showed us 3 different jigs. Most joined in and it was great craic. We are from Dublin so this venue was perfect for us. Before Covid we would have gone away for this but tbh we are delighted we stayed local. There was another group of Hens there from the UK and several other smaller groups from different countries. We booked a table downstairs for after the show for food and drinks and had intended heading off somewhere else but there was live music on all night at the Merchants Arch pub so we ended up staying there. I would recommend the show to everyone. Thanks Dan and all the staff for a great evening.
    Visited February 2022
    Written 22 February 2022
  • Lauren F
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom1 contribution
    Best Dance Experience
    This is a great dance class. We had a brilliant time learning to irish dance to celebrate a 40th birthday. The musician was great and the dancers were insanely talented. Thank you Irish Dance Party, you were the highlight of our trip.
    Visited January 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 15 January 2023
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Andy D
Mexico City, Mexico2 contributions
Sep 2023 • Family
A wonderful experience of live traditional music, live traditional dance, a few lessons, and some good drinks. Absolutely recommended if you want a taste of traditional Irish musical culture. We had a blast. The venue itself is a beautiful old pub decorated as such, and right on the banks of the river.

A couple of tips: there are a lot of stairs up to the room itself, so keep that in mind. Then again, if you're planning to dance, you can probably manage them. I'd also wear clothes that can withstand a bit of physical activity if you fancy getting stuck in.
Written 27 September 2023
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beachgurl3
Honolulu, HI8 contributions
Sep 2023 • Friends
Absolutely the highlight of our stay in Dublin.

We were celebrating my birthday and they made us feel extra special and sang to me and the other birthday girl.

The dancing and the music was top notch. A real interactive experience. They provide photos and videos to remember the experience.

High energy with great seating and not over crowded.

Highly recommend!
Written 20 September 2023
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Roland B
Sheffield, UK100 contributions
Sep 2023 • Couples
Nice room above a pub which also has good live music downstairs to have a singalong afterwards. It was fun with everyone joining in.
Written 11 September 2023
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Daniel O
Hello, Thank you for coming to our event. we are delighted you enjoyed your experience
Written 16 September 2023
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Marc L
3 contributions
Aug 2023 • Family
Great location, great musician, great dancers and great fun participating! Was absolutely great and my wife still laughts at my dancing skills 😜
Written 6 September 2023
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Daniel O
We are delighted you enjoyed our musician and dancers. Thank you for coming
Written 16 September 2023
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Dublin Minnie
Dublin, Ireland7 contributions
Aug 2023 • Friends
We had an amazing time at this gig. It was just good old fashioned fun, fun, fun. The guy providing the music was so good and keeping the crowd entertained and the dancers were phenomenal. The crowd all seemed to mingle with each other brought together by the dance classes. No one took themselves too seriously. It was just brilliant and a great two hours of entertainment.
Written 28 August 2023
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Daniel O
Thank you so much for your kind review. We are delighted you enjoyed the experience
Written 16 September 2023
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Anna Discovered
Dubai, United Arab Emirates3 contributions
Jul 2023
We were three. my mom my hubby and me and oh my oh my! Did we enjoy ourselves or what!!! It was honestly the best experience we had in Dublin. Was fun, interesting, interactive, and cute, they even had some vegan food on the menu and great drinks! :D It is definitely worth the money, and time and it is a local treasure!
Written 23 August 2023
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Megan K
6 contributions
Aug 2023 • Friends
Was a really wholesome experience! They had live dance performances, great live music and then they taught you three dances which were easy to understand and fun all round. There is also a bar which makes it easier ! Highly recommend for a fun time!
Written 18 August 2023
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Daniel O
Thank you for reviewing our event in Templebar. We are delighted you enjoyed the experience!
Written 19 August 2023
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Gaelle L
2 contributions
Aug 2023 • Friends
We had a really good time spending 2 hours dancing, listening to music, thank you Gary!and watching impressive dancers. Not sure we are ready to go on tour with Riverdance, but it is worth to try. Cheers.
Written 18 August 2023
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Daniel O
Thank you for visiting. We are delighted you enjoyed our amazing singer Gary and the dancers!
Written 19 August 2023
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KieraTG1
3 contributions
Aug 2023 • Friends
We booked this for my sisters hen party in Dublin, and we didn’t really know what to expect. We were a party of 12, and let me tell you every single one of us had the time of our lives. The dancers were professional, and so talented. And the singer (I can’t remember his name sorry) was brilliant craic! We would 100% recommend to anyone wanting to do this or visiting Dublin for the weekend. We even stayed in the bar downstairs for a while after, the 2 sisters playing were also excellent! Great event all round.
Written 13 August 2023
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Daniel O
Thank you for choosing our activity for your Hen Party!. We are delighted to hear everyone had such a great time!
Written 19 August 2023
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Jarmese S
3 contributions
I had an awesome time here. The dance lessons were great. The dancers were very nice, and the musician was top notch. I celebrated my birthday and they sung happy birthday to me. You will have fun if you book this.
Written 10 August 2023
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Daniel O
We are delighted that you enjoyed your birthday celebrations at our event. Thank you so much for coming and for your kind review!
Written 19 August 2023
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