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  • . . .  to this list . Or you can pick the Wall Calendar View for viewing past, current and future events by month. Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers What: Winter/Spring 2018 semester class Date: Tuesday April 3, 2018 Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Location: Ridgeview Middle School Details: Membership and registration details . Classes meet every Tuesday. Class  . . .
  • . . .  syllabus. Contact: Fairfax City Parks & Rec What: Irish social dance class for ages 18 . Discover simple social and set dances, such as the Haymakers Jig, North Kerry and Lancers set . No experience necessary. Date: Tuesday April 3, 2018 Time: 7:15 - 8:45 pm Location: Green Acres Center: 4401 Sideburn Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030 Details: Admission: $35,. . . 
  • . . .  please download our brochure or our one-page flyer . Dance on! About Us: Who We Are print this page The Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers (RKIDs) is an IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation that focuses on promoting and preserving the cultural tradition of Irish dancing, music, literature, and art. We are located in the Washington DC and Maryland  . . .
  • . . .  special shoes. More information about our organization is here . There are two types of Irish social dances, set and ceili (pronounced kay-lee ) with both accompanied by music. -The figure/ceili dances are almost entirely done using skip threes (or other step dance-style steps, e.g., the rising step in the Haymakers' Jig) and sevens with. . . 
  • . . .  the cultural tradition of Irish dancing, music, literature, and art. To focus on traditional Irish ceili and set dancing by sponsoring weekly instructional dance classes. To participate in community parades and in Irish and Celtic festivals. To present Irish dance performances at a variety of venues including senior centers, retirement  . . .
  • . . .  Tips on using this site Please report any broken links or technical problems to the Website Coordinator Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers logo 2016 by the Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers Time and Date set to the US East Coast time zone. Some of the files on this site require the Adobe Acrobat Reader software This page was last updated on March 2,. . . 
  • R ing of K erry I rish D ancers preserving the cultural tradition of Irish ceili and set dancing since 1991 Importing Events into Calendars You can copy (import) RKIDs calendar events into your computer or tablet's Microsoft Outlook, Apple or Google calendar as an appointment-type of event. RKIDs only allows import of events that are single-day  . . .
  • . . .  Tips on using this site Please report any broken links or technical problems to the Website Coordinator Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers logo 2016 by the Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers Time and Date set to the US East Coast time zone. Some of the files on this site require the Adobe Acrobat Reader software This page was last updated on February 10,. . . 
  • . . .  Dances Learned Instructions Irish folk dance classes in Montgomery County, Maryland are taught by the Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers, an Irish dancing club dedicated to having fun, learning Irish dances, and preserving the cultural tradition of the Irish ceili and set dancing. A great recreational activity, Irish dancing provides aerobic  . . .
  • . . .  Events Events - list view Events - calendar view Dances Dances Learned Instructions Here's a rundown of the set and ceili dances with which we've recently gladly put foot to floor. Click on a dance to see the instructions, or browse various sources of them. Antrim Square Antrim Reel Antrim Square Set Ardgroom Reel Ballyvourney Reel  . . .
  • . . .    Metal Bridge Lancers Set Moate Set Monaghan Set Morris Reel  Moycullen Set Newmarket Mezerts Newport Set North Kerry Set Paris Set Rakes of Mallow Rinkinstown Set Siege of Carrick Siege of Ennis Six-Hand (Fairy) Reel Sixteen-Hand Reel Skibbereen (Baltimore) Set Sliabh Luachra Set  South Galway Reel Set Spanish Waltz St. Bernard's Waltz Stack. . . 
  • . . .  Dances Learned Instructions R ing of K erry I rish D ancers preserving the cultural tradition of Irish ceili and set dancing since 1991 Instructions for many set and ceili dances are at these sites: DanceMinder The Newcastle Irish Set Dancers Set Dance Teacher We also have a few in PDF format that you can view from right here So what's the  . . .
  • . . .  Lancers Labasheeda Leitrim Jig Limerick Orange Green Melleray Lancers Monaghan Newmarket Mezerts Newport North Kerry Paris Polka Plain Portmagee Miserk Roscommon Lancers Rosscahill Skibbereen Sliabh gCua Version 1 Sliabh gCua Version 2 Sliabh Luachra Sneem S Galway Workshop version S Galway Traditional Halfset South Kerry South Sligo Lancers. . . 
  • . . .  Learned Instructions J O I N xx Irish folk dance classes in Montgomery County, Maryland are taught by the Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers. A great recreational activity, Irish dancing provides aerobic exercise in a welcoming social setting . For prospective new members, the first class is free! Please download our brochure or flyer , or just click  . . .
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  • . . .  of Irish Dance , were filling the hall. Mary Ann's Plate As some RKIDs departed, the rest moved into the roomy tent set up adjacent to the bar. Here, they danced the Four-Hand Reel, the Haymakers’ Jig, the Walls of Limerick, and the North Kerry Set to the music provided by the 40 Thieves , a lively local band made up of vocalist Melanie Caudron, g  . . .
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  • . . .  visiting these sites. Area pubs are listed further down. means the group sponsored the RKIDs' cookbook. Other Irish set dance organizations in the Maryland-DC-Virginia area: CCE-Potomac Emerald Isle Club (EIC) Greater Washington Ceili Club (GWCC) GREENFEET Other Celtic organizations in our area: Ballyshaners Celtic Society of Southern Maryland  . . .
  • . . .  Tips on using this site Please report any broken links or technical problems to the Website Coordinator Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers logo 2016 by the Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers Time and Date set to the US East Coast time zone. Some of the files on this site require the Adobe Acrobat Reader. . . 
  • . . .  hall to learn a few Irish ceili dances.  The teachers, led by Jean Murphy, were a newly formed club, the Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers, based in Gaithersburg.  They were looking for new members and hoped that a few of the church-goers would join up. No one did.  It was a bit discouraging.  However, the group continued on and in the fall of that y  . . .
  • . . .  to the Website Coordinator Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers logo 2016 by the Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers Time and Date set to the US East Coast time zone. Some of the files on this site require the Adobe Acrobat Reader software This page was last updated on January 21,. . . 
  • . . .  visiting these sites. Area pubs are listed further down. means the group sponsored the RKIDs' cookbook. Other Irish set dance organizations in the Maryland-DC-Virginia area: CCE-Potomac Emerald Isle Club (EIC) Greater Washington Ceili Club (GWCC) GREENFEET Other Celtic organizations in our area: Ballyshaners Celtic Society of Southern Maryland  . . .
  • . . .  Tips on using this site Please report any broken links or technical problems to the Website Coordinator Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers logo 2016 by the Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers Time and Date set to the US East Coast time zone. Some of the files on this site require the Adobe Acrobat Reader. . . 
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  • . . .  Dances Learned Instructions R ing of K erry I rish D ancers preserving the cultural tradition of Irish ceili and set dancing since 1991 Set Dance Steps Click here if the Merchant Set PDF doesn’t appear below. Merchant Set (PDF): PDFs of Dance Instructions (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader ) : Caledonian Every Man's Chance Four-Hand Reel Gates of D  . . .
  • . . .  Tips on using this site Please report any broken links or technical problems to the Website Coordinator Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers logo 2016 by the Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers Time and Date set to the US East Coast time zone. Some of the files on this site require the Adobe Acrobat Reader software This page was last updated on February 10,. . . 
  • . . .  in September; see our calendar for the schedule. Our club contact can give you more information. Who The Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers welcomes adults and children (aged 18 and up). Skill levels among our members range from total beginners to dancers with years of experience. It's desirable to have: A sense of humor Comfortable shoes Two feet  . . .
  • . . .  to the Website Coordinator Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers logo 2016 by the Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers Time and Date set to the US East Coast time zone. Some of the files on this site require the Adobe Acrobat Reader software This page was last updated on August 9,. . . 
  • . . .  Dances Learned Instructions Irish folk dance classes in Montgomery County, Maryland are taught by the Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers. A great recreational activity, Irish dancing provides aerobic exercise in a welcoming social setting . For more information, please download our one-page flyer or just click around this site. [an error occurred  . . .
  • . . .  calendar view Dances Dances Learned Instructions Awards and Recognition Over its 25 years in existence, the Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers club has been recognized by several organizations. All of them are appreciated by the RKIDs. Here are some of which we are especially proud. From the City of Gaithersburg, on September 15, 2016: 2016 Parade  . . .
  • . . .  to the Website Coordinator Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers logo 2016 by the Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers Time and Date set to the US East Coast time zone. Some of the files on this site require the Adobe Acrobat Reader software This page was last updated on October 5,. . . 
  • . . .  Dances Learned Instructions R ing of K erry I rish D ancers preserving the cultural tradition of Irish ceili and set dancing since 1991 Site Usage Tips Use our search tool or browse from this list of categories: Where do I find? It’s Located on this Page More Calendar of Events Events Choice of two views:  Agenda/List style and Wall/Desk ca  . . .
  • . . .  his loss and remembering with love and affection his warm smile and twinkling eyes. Ed, a member of the Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers from 2003 to 2011, was well-like by everyone who knew him. He always had a pleasant thing to say about whatever was going on. As a member of our dance troupe, he attended all the parties, performed many times,  . . .
  • . . .  to the Website Coordinator Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers logo 2016 by the Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers Time and Date set to the US East Coast time zone. Some of the files on this site require the Adobe Acrobat Reader software Club Information Contact: Jean Woods, phone number: (301) 253-4263 or send an email Tips on using this site Please report. . . 
  • . . .  Celtic dance, (EntRance Code: 8500#) music, and cult4re since 1985! 3:00 pm: workshop: South Sligo Lancers Set Ceili ! 4:00-8:00 pm: ceili (potluck dinner during first break) Everybody Dance! South Sligo Lancers Set Cashel Set Four-Hand Reel Termonfechin Lancers Set Haymaker’s Jig West Kerry Set Corofin Plain Set Waltz Clare Mazurka Set Sh  . . .
  • . . .  Everybody Dance! South Sligo Lancers Set Cashel Set Four-Hand Reel Termonfechin Lancers Set Haymaker’s Jig West Kerry Set Corofin Plain Set Waltz Clare Mazurka Set Shepherd’s Pie Ceili Band Admission: live music by GWCC members: $15 Ages 11-20: half price Non-members: $20 Under 11: Kee Every time I dance I turn into a better version of me. :. . . 
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  • . . .  States’ parking lot Not a creature was stirring except thirteen frozen RKIDs. On December 11, 1993, the Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers performed at the Gaithersburg City annual Christmas tree lighting. The RKIDs assembled in a darkened Southern States’ parking lot prepared to entertain a rousing crowd of holiday revelers. The only trouble was, no  . . .
  • . . .  and green hats for the gents (one blew off). To keep warm we stepped quickly and finished just before frostbite set in. Although the crowd was small, it was a great time of camaraderie. Thanks go to the following hardly dancers and new member of the Order of the Blue Shamrocks: Pat Lynch (she was the bluest of the blue), Katie and Tara. . . 
  • . . .  the RKIDs November 6, 2015 Irish Events Clare Lancers Dancers The Blackthorn Ceili Dancers honored the Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers at a festive Halloween Ceili on Friday, October 30th. Dancers (many in costume) filled McCathran Hall in Washington Grove and danced to the fabulous music provided by Philippe Varlet, Tina Eck, and Marc Glickman.  . . .
  • . . .  (won by David M ); to Ann Marie for donating the door prize (won by Joe ); to Evan, Bob, and Jerry for helping set up.  And a BIG THANK YOU to Marilyn M for calling the dances so effortlessly making it more fun for all of us. Club Events Gift from the GWCC The GWCC presented a beautiful autumn bouquet to the RKIDs in celebration of our. . . 
  • . . .  had never done Irish dancing before. The mix included standards like the Walls of Limerick and the Clare Lancers Set, as well as newer dances like the Moate Set and the Merchant Set . Waltz Cotillion Marie G, Marie V, Marieke, and Jim C were winners of raffled baskets assembled by Ann Marie . Washington Grove residents and former members of the  . . .
  • . . .  as “ Like a Rolling Stone.” Finally, Chuck and Maureen recruited six of the guests to dance the vigorous North Kerry set, while Tom supplied the music on his very functional player. In less than 24 hours, members of the RKIDs managed to attend a ceili, march in a parade, and gather to eat and drink for hours. What a great way to celebrate. . . 
  • . . .  adage " Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night ” doesn’t just apply to our mail carriers. The Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers proved they are just as hardy, although some heat would have been appreciated by the gang. In a freezing-weather encore performance, just a week after appearing in the Alexandria parade, twenty-two of them ase  . . .
  • . . .  recipe, since they couldn’t be there. Ending the party were renditions of the Haymaker's Jig and the Clare Lancers set featuring the RKIDs. In the Sun Room Can't Stop Dancing Irish Activities The Blackthorn Dancers’ ceili, held in Washington Grove on Friday, March 10 th , drew a lively crowd of fine dancers. The music, provided by Tina Eck, Marc. . . 
  • . . .  on October 27th. Larry was in fine spirits and quickly led us through the Walls of Limerick, the Antrim Square set, the Ballyvourney Jig Set, and the Lancers. Story Time Continuing the theme of fine spirits, It’s time to sign up for the annual RKIDs’ Christmas Party . This year it will be held on Friday, December 15 starting at 7:00. It’s a p  . . .
  • . . .  Tips on using this site Please report any broken links or technical problems to the Website Coordinator Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers logo 2016 by the Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers Time and Date set to the US East Coast time zone. Some of the files on this site require the Adobe Acrobat Reader. . . 
  • . . .  area for more than 20 years, and has taught classes for the Blackthorn Ceili Dancers in Bethesda, the Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers in Gaithersburg, and Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann (CCE) in Fairfax, and the Greater Washington Ceili Club (GWCC) in Rockville, City of Frederick Parks and Recreation Department, as well as a privately sponsored  . . .
  • . . .  to the Website Coordinator Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers logo 2016 by the Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers Time and Date set to the US East Coast time zone. Some of the files on this site require the Adobe Acrobat Reader software This page was last updated on July 7,. . . 
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  • . . .  The Social Group started out the summer with a bang. Lots of activities brought together the members of the Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers. Our usual First Saturday of the Month Brunch started things off. On June 3, Maura, MaryAnn, Michelle, Sonja, Tom, Roger, Kate, Judy, Marilyn O, and Larisa shared their summer plans over breakfast at the Woodside  . . .
  • . . .  Maureen, Marieke, Maddy and Bill danced the South Galway, Merchant, North Kerry, Ballyvourney and several other sets to the fine music of Tina Eck and Billy McComiskey . About Town Forever Friends On a beautiful Thursday afternoon in June, six early members of the RKIDs gathered for lunch at the Old Angler’s Inn along the Potomac River .. . . 
  • . . .  March 17, 2016 Club News Inc-Celebration In case you haven’t heard, our dance group is now officially the “ Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers, Inc .” Due to Sonja ’s urging and tremendous help from Dan O’C , Kate , and Bill , the Articles of Incorporation were written, filed, and approved in Baltimore. Kate and Sonja celebrated with lunch on the waterf  . . .
  • . . .  Song and some of the RKIDs danced to “ live music” as they did the Haymakers’ Jig. Friends House: North Kerry Set The performance group had another outstanding show at the Friends House on Monday, March 14 th . They did some dancing for the 44 residents who showed up. Some even joined in on Everyman’s Chance (which Kate rechristened  Every. . . 
  • . . .  resident learn some basic steps, the Siege of Ennis, Everyman’s Chance, the Walls of Limerick, and part of the Kerry and Antrim Reel Sets . The RKIDS celebrated afterwards with dinner at Quincy’s. Jim O , a former RKID, joined the group for the meal. Patrick O’Dea, a noted Irish dance instructor, was in town and presented a workshop for the Wa  . . .
  • . . .  Charlie), past members of the Blackthorn Ceili Dancers, some EIC members, and a good representation of the Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers danced to the tunes played by the Martin Family Band. Kate and Sonja helped with the potluck and lots of people helped set up before the ceili and/or helped clean up afterwards. It was a real team effort all led  . . .
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  • . . .  contingent of RKIDS appeared at the Southern Maryland Celtic Festival.  They delighted the audience with the North Kerry Set, the Gates of Derry, the Merchant Set, a rendition of the Clare Lancers and three other dances.  The audience enthusiastically joined in for the Walls of Limerick and the Siege of Ennis. Leading the group were Maureen and C  . . .
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