Attridge Academy of Irish Dance
The Attridge Academy of Irish Dance offers unforgettable entertainment for all types of occasions including corporate events, weddings, festivals, business conferences, cruise liners, and much more.
Dressed in authentic traditional and modern hand embroidered costumes, the group perform a tailor-made medley of traditional and innovative modern Irish dance. During every performance, a short detailed explanation of each dance is also given to the audience.
Are you looking for craic, ceol and ceili? Why not leave your special event in the hands (or feet) of the experts. The world renowned Attridge Academy of Irish Dance will leave you breathless, as they fuse traditional Irish dance with contemporary steps and music.
Founded in 1958, the Attridge Academy of Irish Dance is the longest established Irish dance academy in Munster. A wealth of experience, along with the vibrant colours of authentic hand made costumes, ensure that every performance becomes a special and magical memory. Their unique combination of blending old and new styles of Irish dance guarantees to have audiences on their feet looking for more. Whether you want to take part or simply watch a stunning live performance, The Attridge Academy of Irish Dance can provide incomparable entertainment for your wedding, conference or special event.
The Attridge Academy is one of the most successful of its kind, and are regularly invited to perform at many major cultural events both in Ireland and abroad. Over the years the Attridge Academy has represented Ireland at all the premier dance festivals in countries including Holland, Italy, Turkey, Austria, England, Scotland, France, Israel, Portugal, USA, and many more.
Adding professional entertainment with Irish culture and tradition to corporate functions, weddings and events.
During the summer months, the Attridge Group give regular performances on-board luxury cruise liners visiting Cork harbor, various hotels, summer schools and many other venues where visitors are being entertained. They have also appeared on television many times, both home and abroad.
The group are famous for their originally choreographed ‘The Hurling Boys’, which is one of the dances most appreciated by audiences, and pays tribute to our national game of Hurling.
Audience participation is very popular throughout an Attridge Group performances, although not compulsory. While some people may prefer to sit and watch, the dancers create such a wonderful atmosphere that the majority of the audience are most anxious to “Take the floor”.