Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers

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

Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
What:

It's the RKIDs' End-of-Year Ceili!

Called by the inestimable Larry Frank, with live music by Tina Eck (flute & whistle), Joe deZarn (fiddle) and Jesse Winch (bodhran, harmonica, guitar & bouzouki).
Date: Friday May 31, 2019
Times (Eastern U.S.): from 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Location:St. Mary’s Pavilion at 18230 Barnesville Rd, Barnesville, MD 20838; Text directions (PDF)
Details:
$15 donation suggested. Potluck. Bring your own non-alcoholic drinks. We supply water, coffee and tea. Dances: Bonfire, Merchant, Waves of Tory, Sliabh Luachra, High Cauled Cap, Clare Plain, Four-Hand Reel, Moycullen, Paris, Haymakers/Ballyvourney Jigs, Waltz Cotillion, Clare Lancers. 50:50 Raffle and silent auction. Ceili Flyer
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Maura

 RKIDs Social Group 
What: RKIDs' brunch social
Date: Saturday June 1, 2019
Time: 10 am - noon
Location:Woodside Deli at 13048 Middlebrook Rd, Germantown, MD 20874
Details:
Brunch and chat at the Woodside Deli restaurant.
Contact: Sonja

 RKIDs Social Group 
What: Take Me Out To the Ball Game! It'll be a night of action-packed baseball when the Frederick Keys play Lynchburg. Post-game fireworks.
Date: Saturday June 1, 2019
Times (Eastern U.S.): from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Location:Harry Grove Stadium, Frederick MD. Map
Details:
The game is at 6pm. Reserved seats are $7. Wear your RKIDs polo shirt. Sign up at class or contact Marilyn. Money is due when you sign up.
Flyer
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Marilyn or Keys website

GWCC
What: Summer Set & Ceili Dance Classes on Thursdays from June 6 to Aug 8, 2018. Featuring the Longford and Ardgroom Polka sets
Date: Thursday June 6, 2019
Time: 7-8pm for basics/new dancers, 8-9:30 for advanced
Location:
Argyle Park Activities Bldg, 1030 Forest Glen Rd, Silver Spring MD 20901
Details:
Flyer. Teacher is Paul O'Donnell, $50/season. They will also have a monthly mini-ceili (8-10pm) that is open to all in lieu of advanced class on the third Thursdays of June, July and August ($5 donation suggested for musicians).
Contact: Paul O'Donnell 301-649-6410 or email

GWCC
What: Summer Set & Ceili Dance Classes on Thursdays from June 6 to Aug 8, 2018. Featuring the Longford and Ardgroom Polka sets
Date: Thursday June 13, 2019
Time: 7-8pm for basics/new dancers, 8-9:30 for advanced
Location:
Argyle Park Activities Bldg, 1030 Forest Glen Rd, Silver Spring MD 20901
Details:
Flyer. Teacher is Paul O'Donnell, $50/season. They will also have a monthly mini-ceili (8-10pm) that is open to all in lieu of advanced class on the third Thursdays of June, July and August ($5 donation suggested for musicians).
Contact: Paul O'Donnell 301-649-6410 or email

Penn-Mar Irish Festival
What: The Penn-Mar Irish Festival is held annually on the third Saturday in June, near the Mason-Dixon Line and featuring traditional and contemporary Irish music and dance from Pennsylvania and Maryland performers, plus some special guests.
Date: Saturday June 15, 2019
Times (Eastern U.S.): from 10:30 am to 9:00 pm
Location:Markets at Shrewsbury in southern York County on 12025 Susquehanna Trail, Glen Rock, PA 17327
Details:
Tickets $10 in advance and $15 at the gate. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome. Pets are prohibited.
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Penn-Mar Irish Festival

Irish Arts Center of NYC
What: IAC of NYC celebrates our 38th Bloomsday with a special nod to father-figures and longing sons. Join host Mia Dillon and a cast of actors, authors, musicians, and avid Joyceans for the annual tribute to James Joyce and his masterpiece, Ulysses.
Date: Sunday June 16, 2019
Times (Eastern U.S.): from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Location:Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Lincoln Center, 155 W 65th St, New York City, NY
Details:
$28
Contact:
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Bloomsday on Broadway

GWCC
What: Summer Set & Ceili Dance Classes on Thursdays from June 6 to Aug 8, 2018. Featuring the Longford and Ardgroom Polka sets
Date: Thursday June 20, 2019
Time: 7-8pm for basics/new dancers, 8-9:30 for advanced
Location:
Argyle Park Activities Bldg, 1030 Forest Glen Rd, Silver Spring MD 20901
Details:
Flyer. Teacher is Paul O'Donnell, $50/season. They will also have a monthly mini-ceili (8-10pm) that is open to all in lieu of advanced class on the third Thursdays of June, July and August ($5 donation suggested for musicians).
Contact: Paul O'Donnell 301-649-6410 or email

GWCC
What: Summer Set & Ceili Dance Classes on Thursdays from June 6 to Aug 8, 2018. Featuring the Longford and Ardgroom Polka sets
Date: Thursday June 27, 2019
Time: 7-8pm for basics/new dancers, 8-9:30 for advanced
Location:
Argyle Park Activities Bldg, 1030 Forest Glen Rd, Silver Spring MD 20901
Details:
Flyer. Teacher is Paul O'Donnell, $50/season. They will also have a monthly mini-ceili (8-10pm) that is open to all in lieu of advanced class on the third Thursdays of June, July and August ($5 donation suggested for musicians).
Contact: Paul O'Donnell 301-649-6410 or email

 RKIDs Social Group 
What: RKIDs' brunch social
Date: Saturday July 6, 2019
Time: 10 am - noon
Location:Woodside Deli at 13048 Middlebrook Rd, Germantown, MD 20874
Details:
Brunch and chat at the Woodside Deli restaurant.
Contact: Sonja

GWCC
What: Summer Set & Ceili Dance Classes on Thursdays from June 6 to Aug 8, 2018. Featuring the Longford and Ardgroom Polka sets
Date: Thursday July 11, 2019
Time: 7-8pm for basics/new dancers, 8-9:30 for advanced
Location:
Argyle Park Activities Bldg, 1030 Forest Glen Rd, Silver Spring MD 20901
Details:
Flyer. Teacher is Paul O'Donnell, $50/season. They will also have a monthly mini-ceili (8-10pm) that is open to all in lieu of advanced class on the third Thursdays of June, July and August ($5 donation suggested for musicians).
Contact: Paul O'Donnell 301-649-6410 or email

Catskills Irish Arts Week
What: The annual Irish Arts Week festival in the "Irish Catskills."
Dates From and To: Sunday July 14, 2019 to Saturday July 20, 2019
Time: various
Location:2267 Route 145 East Durham, NY 12423.
Details:Irish concerts, dances, workshops, singing and crafts galore. Billy McComiskey, Mick Moloney, Nollaig Casey, Laura Byrne and many other notables will perform. Padraig McEneany will teach set dancing.
Contact: Irish Arts Week website.

GWCC
What: Summer Set & Ceili Dance Classes on Thursdays from June 6 to Aug 8, 2018. Featuring the Longford and Ardgroom Polka sets
Date: Thursday July 18, 2019
Time: 7-8pm for basics/new dancers, 8-9:30 for advanced
Location:
Argyle Park Activities Bldg, 1030 Forest Glen Rd, Silver Spring MD 20901
Details:
Flyer. Teacher is Paul O'Donnell, $50/season. They will also have a monthly mini-ceili (8-10pm) that is open to all in lieu of advanced class on the third Thursdays of June, July and August ($5 donation suggested for musicians).
Contact: Paul O'Donnell 301-649-6410 or email

Adams County PA Irish Festival
What: Adams County Irish Festival. Music, dancing, craft and food.
Date: Saturday July 20, 2019
Times (Eastern U.S.): from 10:00 am to 6:30 pm
Location:100 Moose Road, Gettysburg, PA 
Details:Tickets: $10. Bring lawn chairs. With a full day of Irish music, dancers, food, merchandise, and more, the 17th annual Irish Festival offers family fun while benefiting charitable community organizations in Adams County. The Festival is produced and presented by Adams County Division 1 of the Ancient Order of Hibernians as a Hibernian Hunger Project to support local hunger-relief efforts.
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ACIF website

CCE
What: Annual CCE Music, Arts, and Dance (MAD) Week. More information TBA
Dates From and To: Sunday July 21, 2019 to Saturday July 27, 2019
Time: 9 am - 4 pm
Location:Washington Waldorf School in Bethesda, MD
Details:TBA
Contact: website

GWCC
What: Summer Set & Ceili Dance Classes on Thursdays from June 6 to Aug 8, 2018. Featuring the Longford and Ardgroom Polka sets
Date: Thursday July 25, 2019
Time: 7-8pm for basics/new dancers, 8-9:30 for advanced
Location:
Argyle Park Activities Bldg, 1030 Forest Glen Rd, Silver Spring MD 20901
Details:
Flyer. Teacher is Paul O'Donnell, $50/season. They will also have a monthly mini-ceili (8-10pm) that is open to all in lieu of advanced class on the third Thursdays of June, July and August ($5 donation suggested for musicians).
Contact: Paul O'Donnell 301-649-6410 or email

GWCC
What: Summer Set & Ceili Dance Classes on Thursdays from June 6 to Aug 8, 2018. Featuring the Longford and Ardgroom Polka sets
Date: Thursday August 1, 2019
Time: 7-8pm for basics/new dancers, 8-9:30 for advanced
Location:
Argyle Park Activities Bldg, 1030 Forest Glen Rd, Silver Spring MD 20901
Details:
Flyer. Teacher is Paul O'Donnell, $50/season. They will also have a monthly mini-ceili (8-10pm) that is open to all in lieu of advanced class on the third Thursdays of June, July and August ($5 donation suggested for musicians).
Contact: Paul O'Donnell 301-649-6410 or email

Dublin Ohio Irish Festival
What: Annual Dublin Ohio Irish festival. Said to be the largest three-day Irish festival on Earth.
Dates From and To: Friday August 2, 2019 to Sunday August 4, 2019
Time: various
Location:Coffman Park 5200 Emerald Parkway Dublin, Ohio 43017
Details:Tickets; advance prices range from $10 - $25
Contact: Website

 RKIDs Social Group 
What: RKIDs' brunch social
Date: Saturday August 3, 2019
Time: 10 am - noon
Location:Woodside Deli at 13048 Middlebrook Rd, Germantown, MD 20874
Details:
Brunch and chat at the Woodside Deli restaurant.
Contact: Sonja

GWCC
What: Summer Set & Ceili Dance Classes on Thursdays from June 6 to Aug 8, 2018. Featuring the Longford and Ardgroom Polka sets
Date: Thursday August 8, 2019
Time: 7-8pm for basics/new dancers, 8-9:30 for advanced
Location:
Argyle Park Activities Bldg, 1030 Forest Glen Rd, Silver Spring MD 20901
Details:
Flyer. Teacher is Paul O'Donnell, $50/season. They will also have a monthly mini-ceili (8-10pm) that is open to all in lieu of advanced class on the third Thursdays of June, July and August ($5 donation suggested for musicians).
Contact: Paul O'Donnell 301-649-6410 or email

 RKIDs Social Group 
What: RKIDs' brunch social
Date: Saturday September 7, 2019
Time: 10 am - noon
Location:Woodside Deli at 13048 Middlebrook Rd, Germantown, MD 20874
Details:
Brunch and chat at the Woodside Deli restaurant.
Contact: Sonja