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Oireachtas 2022 - day 3! Another long day! We had two young dancers recall and 1 qualify for the National Championships in Nashville in July. We finished a long day with drinks and laughs at the hotel bar where we retold all the stories from the weekend. That’s a wrap for oireachtas 2022 and a super fun one it was. Recall Results:✨Savi - 12th - NQ✨✨Amelia L. - 42nd ✨#omirishdance #kansascity #irishdance #kcirishdance #oireachtas2022 #nationalsbound #nashville #midamericaoireachtas ... See MoreSee Less
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Oireachtas Day 2 was met with a day off an a last minute hang out with all our dance families who are still in Indy (several missed the photo 🙁). We had so many good laughs and just enjoyed a stress free night. On this Thanksgiving weekend we are incredibly thankful for those who choose to be a part of our team OM family! 💚🖤 ... See MoreSee Less
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Oireachtas 2022 - Day 1! What a crazy day (really, what a crazy year). Overcoming big obstacles (injuries, illnesses, extended travels, college transitions, and more) to get to this point - all while staying on top of all their school and extracurricular activities. We are so proud of all our dancers and how much they have learned and overcome to get here. I’m sure many of them had no idea how crazy this world would be when they started dancing as little beginners. We are so proud of you, Team OM! Special shout-out to our recall placers: ✨Catherine - 13th -NQ✨ ✨Aleisha - 16th - NQ✨✨Alannah - 21st - NQ✨✨Tatum - 32nd✨✨Mary - 54th✨#omirishdance #kansascity #irishdance #kcirishdance #midamericaregion #midamericaoireachtas #mao2022 #teamOM #nationalsbound #nashville #indianapolis ... 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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