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Thanks, Kansas City Irish Fest! We hope to see you there!Lovies, get your dinner and jig on with our longtime friends at O'Riada Manning Academy of Irish Dance next Saturday night! Tix available at the door at the The Irish Center of Kansas City for a night of food, fun, music, games, dancing and outbidding your friends for those awesome silent auction items! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Christine O’Riada Foundation Ceili is a week from Saturday (1/25). Here’s a schedule for the evening events. Remember you can purchase tickets are the door for $25.

Included in the ticket price:
-Open bar (donations encouraged)
-Live music from Jump 2/3
-Catering from Juan Colorado
-Silent Auction
...and more!

Saturday, January 25, 2020
Drexel Hall
All ages welcome - Bring your family and friends!

100% of the proceeds go to the Christine O’Riada Foundation
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Carnival for CASA

We were thrilled to have the OMM dancers perform at our Carnival for CASA event. They were enthusiastic, professional, and highly entertaining. Our audience loved them, and they greatly enhanced our event. Martha Gershun

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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 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.