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!
J O I N
- Having fun
- Learning Irish dances
- Preserving the cultural tradition of Irish ceili and set dancing
We hate to see you step away, but if you must, consider visiting these sites. Area pubs are listed further down. means the group sponsored the RKIDs' cookbook.
Other Irish set dance organizations in the DC-Maryland-Virginia area:
Other Celtic organizations in our area:
A great compendium of upcoming Irish activities in the DMV is IrishUSA. Transceltic lists Celtic festivals in the USA and worldwide. Bill Lynch's Sets.ie site shows major set dance events around the globe.
For general information about folk dancing and music of all kinds in our area, there's the Folklore Society of Greater Washington. Focus Music lists Washington, DC - Baltimore area folk and acoustic music resources. And the inestimable Mary Cliff has her (Word document) lists of all things folk for the DC metro area. Plus she has a show featuring traditional music every Saturday night from 9 to midnight on WERA. Some other Celtic music and arts resources are:
If you want to try step dancing in the Montgomery County, MD area
Local shops for your dance shoes
Finally, here are a couple of other fine organizations who sponsored our cookbook:
Here are 25 of the area's finest Irish pubs. Some host dances and dance classes. Please support our pubs!