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O’Riada Manning

Academy Of Irish Dance
est. 1989

Kansas City Irish Dance School

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 30 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.

Book Us For Your Next Event

With each performance we strive to bring a love of Irish Culture through world class dancing. We have performed all over the world and we want to work with you to make your event special. We love performing for groups large, small, and in between. Some of our favorite performances include dancing at family parties, Arrowhead, KC Public Library and Kansas City Irish Fest. To book the world traveling O’Riada Manning dancers, click the button below. 



O’Riada Manning Championships and City of Fountains Feis News! Our feis has a new date - February 24th and 25th. Our feis has a new venue - Overland Park Marriott! This newly remodeled hotel is going to host us in February. We are excited for you all to see the area. Booking link below. www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1699289156405&key=GRP&app=resvlinkWe are still running it with 4 chances for Novice, Prizewinner and PC (4 chances for that Oireachtas and/or Nationals qualification)!! We hope to see you in Kansas City in February. ... See MoreSee Less
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Sunday Recall!! Our Savi “Baby” got 8th place in the region and was 1 away from the World Champs!! This kid went from competing at his first world qualifier 1 year ago and losing his dad 3 months ago to being 1 away from worlds. Savi, your dad would be so proud.. I know we are! 💚🖤 #omirishdance #kansascity #irishdance #kcirishdance #moa2023 #midamericaoireachtas #regionals #worldqualifier ... See MoreSee Less
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Day 3 of Oireachtas! Waiting on recalls for our final 3. #omirishdance #kansascity #irishdance #kcirishdance #oireachtas2023 #MAO2023 ... See MoreSee Less
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