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New England Oireachtas takes place in Hartford

Nothing but the BEST OF LUCK to all dancers at the New England Oireachtas!


Western US Regional Oireachtas Takes Place in San Francisco

It’s TIME TO SHINE at the Western US Regional Oireachtas. Good luck to all dancers!


Western Canadian Oireachtas Takes Place in Victoria

It’s another Oireachtas weekend! Best of luck to all dancers stepping on the Western Canadian Oireachtas stage! 🐳☘️


Eastern Canadian Oireachtas Takes Place in Toronto

Oireachtas Season is starting in North America! Good Luck to all dancers competing at the Eastern Canadian Oireachtas this weekend!


2023 Cyril McNiff Scholarship Program now accepting applications

The IDTANA Cyril McNiff Scholarship Program is now accepting applications for 2023! Additional Information:


Do I have to be Irish to Irish dance?​

Definitely not! Irish dancers come from all backgrounds, and you do not have to have any Irish heritage or a connection to Ireland to enjoy the unique and beautiful art form of Irish Dance for yourself. Absolutely everyone is welcome to Irish dance, no matter what their background or familiarity with [...]

Statement from the IDTANA Board

CLRG recently issued statements regarding an investigation connected to allegations of competition manipulation at major events. Such unethical behavior is a serious breach of the CLRG Code of Conduct and all allegations must be investigated to their fullest. IDTANA supports CLRG in this investigation, the disciplinary process, and its outcome. [...]

Celebrating International Irish Dance Day

Two great events in one day: Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day AND International Dance Day! Enjoy!!


Remembering Siobhán Moore

It is with tremendous sadness that we share the passing of our colleague and friend, Siobhan Moore, ADCRG (1958-2022). Siobhan was an intrepid soul who was passionate about Irish dancing and animals, especially her cats. Anyone who met Siobhan knew immediately that she was a refreshingly genuine individual. We extend [...]

Remembering Gary Healy

Sad, stunned, shocked, heartbroken. Over the last few days, there was a collective gasp heard throughout the worldwide Irish dance community when told of the loss of IDTANA member Gary Healy, ADCRG. Gary’s vibrant and unforgettable personality coupled with his talent and passion for Irish dancing made him a force [...]