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Check us out at Irish Fest this year!

9/1/17 - 6:15pm - Miller Lite Stage
9/3/17 - 6:30pm - Children's Stage
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Get ready for Kansas City's biggest party this Labor Day Weekend. Check out the amazing bands, special ticket experiences and all that Kansas City Irish Fest has to offer by visiting We wouldn't lie to ya, this is one party you don't want to miss! Tickets start at just $7, so grab yours today.

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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 20 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 and Lee’s Summit.

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.