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Throwback Tuesday (yes, it’s a thing)! We are going through our storage room and finding some real gems (old O’Riada clothes and the last music speed adjustment player Christine owned)! Keep an eye out on our social media for a spring cleaning sale. Money from any items we sell will go directly to the Christine O’Riada Foundation.Edit: not all items in the pictures will be for sale, but we will definitely have an apparel sale for those wanting throwback items (and maybe some current ones). CD’s and electronics we aren’t willing to part ways with just yet. 😉 We just posted to show all the things we are finding in the closet our students have so fittingly named “Narnia”. ... See MoreSee Less
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We can’t wait! Make sure to get your hotel room. The feis and the festival share a room block. So if you don’t book now, you will be out of luck come summer.We've COWnted down the days and we're absolutely over the moon about this line-up! Check out the amazing entertainers (and that new cow!) that are bound to make 2023 Irish Fest legenDAIRY!Now STEER yourself on over to to snag $15 fest tickets before the price increases on April 1!☘️ The Elders☘️ Red Hot Chili Pipers☘️ Gaelic Storm☘️ Screaming Orphans☘️ Mundy☘️ Shane Hennessy☘️ Aoife Scott☘️ Talisk☘️ Carswell & Hope☘️ Ashley Davis☘️ The Henry Girls☘️ Seamus Kelleher☘️ The Wee Heavies☘️ Eddie Delahunt☘️ Blame Not the Bard☘️ Flannigan's Right Hook☘️ KIAN BYRNE MUSIC PAGE☘️Tullamore☘️ O'Riada Manning Academy of Irish Dance☘️ Driscoll School of Irish Dance☘️ Kansas City St. Andrew Pipes and Drums ... See MoreSee Less
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A job well done to our champ ladies a day of beautiful dancing, but more importantly, for supporting one another (win or not). Proud of you ladies! 💚🖤🤍📸: Miranda Finnerty #omirishdance #kansascity #irishdance #kcirishdance #feisfriends #bestfriends #sunflowerfeis ... See MoreSee Less
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Sporting KC

Both Joseph and Emily were so kind to facilitate a performance for the Sporting KC crowd at our St. Patrick’s Day home opener… the dancers were simply spectacular. The OMM dancers really delivered a big show! It could not have been easy performing on the field in front of 20,000 fans (particularly our fans, who […]

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Kansas City Irish Dance

The originally certified Kansas City Irish dance academy, The O’Riada Manning Academy of Irish dance (OM) has offered a wide range of classes for both children and adults of all levels and backgrounds for over 25 years. OM’s teacher, Joseph Manning, was born and raised in Kansas City and is delighted to continue the tradition of Irish dance in this area.

OM is known for producing well-rounded competitors and performers of both traditional and modern Irish dance techniques. They currently have classes in Kansas City.

The O’Riada-Manning Academy is dedicated to…

  • Providing all dancers with the highest quality of Irish dance lessons
  • Maintaining a positive and healthy class atmosphere for all dancers
  • Encouraging school spirit and building camaraderie between all dancers and families in the OM family

To book the OM Irish dancers for your next event, contact the academy or to become a part of the O’Riada-Manning Irish dance family, check out the registration page.


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