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Featured: Crespi

Quality, comfort and elegance packaged in the shoe that every dancer would want.

Innovation, Comfort and fit - Irish sound and rhythm - Italian Style and design - High-quality materials - Sound research - Lighter and more resistant - 100% made in Italy ITA

Location: ITA
Featured: Hold Up Body Adhesive

Irish dancing is very active, with lots of leg movements. Those stockings can be hard to keep up!
Hold Up Body Adhesive solves your problems with drooping stockings, slipping wigs, jewelry or anything else you want to keep in place.

Don’t be that one dancer in line with your stockings around your ankles! Applying a small amount of this safe, non-toxic adhesive to your lower legs will keep those socks where you want them, all Feis long.

It works with anything that touches your skin, like skin jewelry, wigs, shoulder straps and garters. Hold Up is safe, non-toxic, non-staining, and it washes off with water.

Use promo code IRISH to receive 5% off our already low prices. (Valid for sales to USA only.)

Location: USA
Ballinvilla Products

Ballinvilla has it all. With over 6000 soft shoes and 8000 hard shoes sold. Your #1 Stop for Shoes.


Also carry CDs * socks * sock glue * Kelso travel wedges * anti-blister booties * and much more!

Location: USA
Beads & Crystals

We are a specialist UK wholesale supplier of Swarovski crystals and beads.
We aim to offer a service that is of excellent quality all times have the customer needs met. We not only pride ourselves on our mailorder service BUT also like it to be known , that we are at the end of the phone if you need advice on products etc.

Location: UK
Camp Rince Berlin

This years intensive summer camp will take place for the SEVENTH time. Since we have started this program, it has come a long way and we have a lot to offer this year as well to make YOU a stronger, better dancer.
Camp Rince Berlin will yet again offer over 60 classes and events to make sure that you go home with a great week behind you. Last year we had over 35 attendees from all over Europe throughout the week, it was a truly international group of enthusiastic dancers and a great buzz for whole week.
Beside the intensive dance classes with challanging new materials, last year’s favourite Irish dance fitness and Pilates class will be on the schedule again. Of course, we will have a few new features added to the program later on.
Our social events to keep the spirit up will be there again, like the movie night, barbeque party, swimming and the ceili nights for the laugh. See you there!

2016 Dates: July 22 - July 28

Read more about Camp Rince Berlin from the April 2016 issue of IDM

Location: Berlin, Germany
Camp Rince Ceol

CRC is a weeklong camp that focuses on Irish dance fundamentals and basic skills.
We assist campers in enhancing technique and achieving their personal goals.
Come and see why we are rated #1 in Fun and Learning!


Camp Dates for 2016

California Session: June 19-24
New York Session 1: July 10-15
New York Session 2: July 17-22
New York Session 3: July 24-29

CRC Adult Camp: July 6 - 10

Read more about Camp Rince Ceol from the April 2016 issue of IDM (page 1, page 2)


Location: California & NY
Camp Rince Nua

At Camp Rince Nua, our mission is to present the vibrant Irish culture in a progressive environment. We believe that atmosphere is everything. Throughout our lives, we all love to return to the experiences that have been joyful, positive and fun. Our goal is to give each camper a beautiful cultural experience and a life-long love of Irish Dance, its fun and its joy. The atmosphere is intentionally kept light and informal, but with enough structure to deliver a solid grounding in the fundamentals of footwork and timing, of body position and stage presence, while building confidence and friendships that last a lifetime.

2016 Camp will be held - August 14-19 and is open to OPEN PLATFORM dancers
                                   - U8 day is August 18

Read more about Camp Rince Nua from the April 2016 issue of IDM

Location: Lenox, Massachusetts
Celtic Fyre Auditions

Auditions are now open for Busch Garden's Celtic Fyre. Applications are due in October 2014. See the webpage for more details.

Location: Virginia, USA
Cheer Factor Custom Apparel

For over 15 years the Irish Dance division of Cheer Factor –The Warm-up Co., located in Eagan, MN a suburb of Minneapolis has been the “go to” apparel firm that has “pioneered” the most distinctive Irish Dance apparel across the globe. They now are introducing the latest technology the ALL New SubDi II warm-ups using a complete “Full Body Sublimation”design process, setting a new standard, which allows the director/academy owner total creative freedom.

The design process begins with the dance school working with Cheer Factor’s fashion designers to create a one-of-a-kind look that reflects the dance school’s image and brand. 

Location: USA
CIE Tours

The Ireland & Britain Travel Specialists

* 83 years of travel experience

* Choice of over 40 tours

* Guaranteed departures & prices

Location: Ireland & Britain
Corr's Irish Shoes

Celebrating over a decade of service to the Irish dancer! From the very beginning, daring to be different! Providing the most comfortable dance shoes. Leading the way in bringing innovation in foot protection and safety, and all at the most affordable prices! Irish dance shoes made with the dancer in mind!

Location: USA
Coughlans Irish Imports

Wisconsin's very own Irish Dance Shoe Source!
We make it easy for you -We do studio and home visits!
No more waiting for a Feis, or dealing with the hassles of guesswork and shipping!

We specialize in Rutherford, Hullachan, and Antonio Pacelli.
Soon to be carrying Fay's and Hallmore.

Unprecedented service including studio and house calls. We also ship nationwide, please contact us for shipping rates.

(414)698-4388 or


Location: Wisconsin, USA
Crystal Parade

Anyone who’s a fan of Swarovski or Preciosa Crystals will know about Crystal Parade’s huge range of Diamante and Rhinestone crystal supplies. Renowned for their excellent customer service, fast delivery and great pricing, you’re sure to find everything you need in one place at Telephone: +44 (0) 843 2898 192 Email:

Location: UK
Dance Again

Dance Again has been proudly serving Irish Dancers and their families since February 2001. With over 12,000 dresses sold to date, buyers are guaranteed to see your dress.
Browse over 2,000 dresses currently for sale. Lots of boys costumes available as well!

We offer a full service website; send in your dress details and we will put together a great looking ad for you. We can edit your text and crop/edit photos for you, nothing is too much trouble. Your dress will be listed on the website and also featured on our Facebook and Instagram, giving maximum exposure for your dress.

We also feature dressmakers and designers, dance supplies, message boards and more!


Location: Worldwide
Dance City

At Dance City we stock the full range items needed for any irish dance event including; Irish dancing shoes soft shoes and hard shoes, irish dancing music, irish dancing wigs and irish dancing jewellery.

Brands we stock are - Hullachan, Fays, Hallmore, iconic, Antonio Pacelli, Danka, Rutherford, Capezio, Iconics, Boynewalk, Inishfree, Rochvalley.

Location: Limerick
Dance on the Shannon

The Camp Dance on the Shannon is a first-ever dance camp abroad designed to bring American Irish dancers to Ireland where they can practice while immersed in the Irish culture. Not only is the camp an opportunity for dance training, but also for cultural exposure through music, art and excursions in southwestern Ireland. This experience abroad gives the American dancers access to a cultural understanding that they would not have otherwise, and Irish dancers the opportunity to meet and share their culture through music and dance.

2016 Dates: July 8-14

Read about Dance on the Shannon in the April 2016 issue of IDM

Location: Mountshannon, Irelan
Doire Dress Designs

Doire Dress Designs was founded in 2006 by Shauna Shiels. Shauna having been involved in Irish Dancing for many years with her daughters Tomasina and Codie had been creating dress designs for her girls as a hobby. Shauna like many other Derry mothers was extremely skilled in apparel creations having worked in Derry’s vas clothing industry since the age of 16. Her passion for Irish Dancing and dress making however started at an early age spending time with her mother Eilish Young who is an experienced dress maker. Shauna believes her skills, drive and passion for dress making and particularly Irish Dance Costumes have been inherited from her mother.

Our aim is to offer a world class quality service whilst ensuring that we maintain an appreciation of the expense of having an Irish Dancer in the family. We believe our prices are a fair reflection of the quality of service and product produced.

Location: UK
Dooley Car Rentals

Dooley Car Rentals has been proudly serving the Irish Community overseas for almost 50 years. We offer cars across the Island of Ireland (both North & South) with rental locations at all major airports and many downtown locations. Whatever your needs are, Dooley Car Rentals is always here to help you. For a competitive quotation please call us at 800 331 9301 or book online at

We value all our clients, both new and old, and we guarantee to give you an upfront all inclusive price with no hidden charges.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Call us Toll Free at 800 331 9301 or Book online at

Location: Ireland
Dreamtime Creations

Dreamtime Creations is a worldwide wholesale supplier for beads, crystals, hot fix rhinestones, flat backs, trims and jewelry supplies. We stock over 30,000 Swarovski, Preciosa, ALORA, and other acrylic rhinestone products including all colors and sizes of Swarovski 2058, Swarovski 2038, and Swarovski 2028 flat backs. Because we keep an enormous in-stock supply of these products, we can offer extremely fast shipping and bulk discounts to you.
As a Create-Your-Style partner, Dreamtime Creations offers the entire Swarovski Elements catalog of products, available at wholesale pricing. We also offer rhinestone adhesives and other supplies including E6000 glue, Gem Tac, The Crystal Katana, The Crystyler tool, Wax Dop Sticks, Hot Fix Applicators, Jewelry Chain, Chainmaille, Jump Rings, WireLuxe, Crystal Clay, Swarovski Ceralun Clay, two-part epoxy, and jewelry findings. If there are special jewelry making supplies you are looking for, ask our personal assistants to stock it for you! 

Eire Designs by Gavin

Eire Designs was established by Gavin Doherty in 1999. Gavin brings his own flair and originality to every dress designed. At Eire Designs we aim to provide an original and stylish dress for every dancer.

Location: Belfast
Feis Fayre

We are Feis Fayre, the largest dancing shop in the North of Ireland and now stocking the USA too!

Some items may be unavailable to be shipped from USA, these items can be ordered directly from the UK store with international delivery.

International orders from the rest of the world may be purchased through the UK store, if you're unsure about delivery to your country or have any questions please get in touch with us at

Location: UK - & USA - ship ev is one of the top websites for buying and selling Irish dance items on the internet. They have one of the largest selections of used and new solo dresses for sale, along with boys vests, shoes, wigs and other accessories. List your items for free! The site has many great features and is easy to use. Manage your own listings 24/7.


The largest Irish dance shop in North of Ireland is now open in the US as well! From shoes to accessories & even used dresses- they have it all!

Location: Northern Ireland & U

Feispix is a long-established family-run photography venture specialising in Irish dancing feiseanna  and major championships. Its principal photographers are UK Surrey-based husband and wife team, John and Noreen Egan. For major events it is normal for three generations of the Egan family to be at your disposal.

Irishman John Egan, with over 40 years experience in photography, has been involved in a range of photography and related fields including sports, portraiture, schools, weddings, social events, travel and journalism. He was correspondent for Irish dancing in the weekly Irish Post newspaper for many years. He also contributes to the international Irish Dance & Culture Magazine and to newspapers in the UK, Ireland, USA and Australia.He now specialises in Irish dance photography in which he has been involved for over 25 years.

For a number of years FeisPix has been chosen as sole official photographer at the World, All Ireland, Gt Britain, British National and All-Scotland Championships, as well as various oireachtais (world qualifying events) and feiseanna in the UK, Ireland and in mainland Europe.If you would like FeisPix to attend your feis, or other event, please contact us but do give us plenty of notice. Our diary can be incredibly busy.

Location: UK
Georgielocks Irish Dance Shop

Georgielocks' Irish Dance Shop specialises in quality Irish Dancing shoes, dresses & costumes, wigs, poodle socks, gifts and accessories for every irish dancer. With top brands and worldwide shipping, Georgielocks is here for ALL your Irish Dancing needs!

Carrie-Ann is always on hand to offer the benefit of her experience to parents and dancers alike and can still be found at the odd feis, either selling shoes etc or just supporting her daughters!

The company aims to keep offering the best quality products and service at fair and reasonable prices and will post anywhere in the world.


Location: West Sussex
Inishfree Irish Dancing Shoes

Inishfree Irish Dancing shoes manufacture Hard and Soft Irish dancing shoes in Ireland for the past 25 years!!

Our shoes are sold all over the world to shoe retailers, dance shops and dance schools. We are very proud that our Amazing soft AOIFE pomp and our PROFLEX heavy shoe is worn by the cast of both Riverdance and Lord of the Dance.

So Trust the professionals at INISHFREE and be guaranteed a perfect step every time you dance.

Location: Cavan, Ireland is a Free Irish dance classifieds site offering dresses, boys costumes, wigs, shoes and more.

Manage your ads online 24/7 via your account. The site even allows state/province/county search for UK, IE, CA, US and AU. So your ads can reach local as well as international buyers.

Jon Wright Photography


Location: Co. Kerry, Ireland
Kelso Custom Covers

The dancer's bag of choice for protecting that special dress!

Location: USA
Kerry Designs

Kerry Houston TCRG is no stranger to the world of Irish Dancing. From her successful competitive career, touring with Riverdance – The Show and teaching at Houston Academy of Irish Dance.

Kerry’s love of dance is equally matched with her love of costumes. With such well versed history and experience in the dance scene, it’s only natural that Kerry has entered into the world of dressmaking.

Starting as an “Off The Rack” business creating one of a kind ready to wear costumes, Kerry Designs has quickly gained popularity and is now accepting orders around the globe!

Instagram page:

Location: Calgary, Alberta Can
Kerry Lodges

Relax in one of two 4 star approved self-catering homes managed by the O'Connor family in tranquil country setting, nearby the Atlantic Ocean and Shannon River. The homes are beautifully appointed and large, each accommodating up to 8 people and includes a games room with pool table and children's games; the quintessential Irish country home.

Homes can be rented together or individually. Nearby Ballybunion (approximately 9 miles), home to the famous Ballybunion Golf Club and gorgeous sandy beaches and breathtaking scenery. Access the Car Ferry on the Shannon River (1 mile) to tour County Clare.

Location: Co. Kerry, Ireland
Liffey Rivers Mysteries

There is nothing better than a great book to pass the time when traveling to a feis or to read in bed if you are awake with nerves. One of our favorites is the Liffey Rivers series by Brenna Briggs. Geared for the pre-teen market - this great series includes mystery, Irish culture, and plenty of Irish dancing. 


Available at and

Melaine Murphy

I am a professional color analyst and image consultant and have been involved in Irish dancing for nearly 20 years. I am more than qualified to advise on color and style of wigs and bun wigs.

Location: Roundhay, Leeds

Feis Photography

            Event Photography

Show Photography

            Portrait Photography

Location: Cashel, Co. Tipperar
Olive Hurley's Learn Irish Dancing DVDs

Thousands of dancers all over the world have learned Irish dancing from Olive Hurley's instructional videos! If you are a complete beginner, or wish to improve your current steps, perhaps learn new more advanced steps and techniques, or preparing to become a teacher – you will find everything you need on these terrific informative DVDs & Video.

Ready to Feis

Get Ready to Feis!

Our exciting new range of inspirational t-shirts, posters, phone cases, and more will have you ready for the 2015 feis season.

Location: USA
Reel Elegance

Reel Elegance Crystal takes standard 2 dimensional photographs and transforms them into a 3D photography crystal engraved image that will last for eternity. An heirloom piece, which presents anniversial images by year, children, family, pets, etc. Shape and size vary with light base option.

Reel in the Rockies

Experience Irish Dance Instruction from WORLD CHAMPION instructors and the BEST outdoor activities the Canadian Rocky Mountains has to offer!

2016 Dates: August 1-6

Read about Reel in the Rockies in the April 2016 issue of IDM (page 1, page 2)


Location: Alberta, Canada
Rince 2016

Learn to dance with the professionals!
Open to all dancers worldwide
all levels and ages welcome


Ronan McCormack ADCRG
Dr Breandan De Gallai
Zara Murphy ADCRG
Ronan McCormack ADCRG
Aine Crossan NCEF NSSM
Belinda Murphy, ADCRG
Kevin McCormack, ADCRG
Anthony Murnane, ADCRG
Liffey Trust Studios, Dublin, July 25-29, 2016 

Read more about Rince2016 in the April 2016 issue of IDM

Location: Dublin, Ireland
Rutherford Products

Rutherford Products is the leading producer of Irish Dance Shoes, Irish Dancing Shoes, Irish Dance Wear, and Irish Dance Accessories worldwide. We are the makers of the now famous Sound-blaster/Sandglass tips, and HyTech heels...the loudest heels and tips anywhere. They come standard on
all on Rutherford Jig Shoes, and are the overwhelming "Choice of Champions". We are the inventor and leading maker of the popular Black Suede Super Flexi Jig Shoe...the most
flexible jig shoe anywhere...and a phenomenal shoe for toe-walking. We sell only the finest quality products. We also are the leading N. American distributor of Hullachan Reel Shoes, and offer an outstanding collection of Ghillies including the Hullachan Reel Shoe, and Rutherford Black Suede Sole Ghillie.

Location: New York, USA
Ryan & O'Donnell

Ryan & O’Donnell are a division of AE Struthers which is a family owned business that was founded in 1984. We have always been in shoes, successfully manufacturing and selling Highland Dance pumps, Gents shoes and Ghillie Brogues under our brand Thistle Shoes.

Several years ago we were presented with a challenge, to innovate Irish Dance shoes. We have created a new hard shoe that is much lighter and more durable. Our tips and heels are constructed using a honeycomb technique that offers both greater durability and lightness. All our shoes feature a class 1 medical shock dispersing insole. You combine this with fine Italian leathers and we have a shoe that is the lightest and loudest in the market place.

Ryan & O’Donnell are about creating excellence in footwear which is ‘designed for purpose’, offering supreme comfort, the correct support, unsurpassed sound definition, out the box flexibility and the ultimate shock dispersing system to help maintain healthy feet in such a rigorous sport as Irish Dancing.

Location: Scotland
Shamrock Photo

Photographic Specializations
Event, Portrait, Sports/Action

Location: USA
Sparkles Rhinestones

Sparkles Rhinestones is your one stop shop for all your Irish Dancing bling needs. We carry all kinds, colors, and shapes and are offering 20% OFF YOUR FIRST ORDER with code 20IDM! This is on top of our already low prices, where we offer ultra high-quality and genuine crystal rhinestones at less than half the price of name brand stones! You won’t even be able to tell the difference! You’ll have to see them to believe it…

In addition to our low prices, we offer world-class service! We encourage anyone in the Southern California area to come by our showroom to see all the bling in person. If you’re not in the area, we offer full phone support and do free exchanges to make sure you get just the stones you need. Give us a call or check out our website, and let us dazzle you!

Call us at (888) 986-7105

Location: USA
Taylor Dresses

Taylor dresses Belfast was established by Geraldine Taylor to design and produce bespoke Irish Dance dresses suited to evey dancer. Geraldine and her daughters work hard to produce a high standard costume with originality and style.


Telephone: 028 9033 4796

Location: Belfast
The Perfect Point

As owner of the successful Irish dancing business, Embroidery Girl, Siubhan Clark has been creating unique items for the Irish Dance Community for over 10 years. Her latest product The Perfect Pointcombines her University degree in Sports Medicine, her crafting abilities and her role as an Irish Dance Mom. When her daughter, Maiti, two time W.I.D.A. World Champion, wanted to improve her arch strength, the research began.

Ballet dancers have had the advantage of similar products for decades. The Perfect Point stretches themuscles on the top of the foot while strengthening those in the arch. In just minutes a day, a dancer can achieve stronger, more flexible foot musculature ultimately improving arch and point work. Interest inthe Perfect Point has spread worldwide.

Siubhan is excited to introduce Sharon Doherty of Dance Dreams in Northern Ireland as the distributor for The Perfect Point in the UK, Ireland and Europe at, or 'DanceDreams Gifts' on Facebook for more information.

The Riverdance Summer School

Dancers aged 12 and older with at least 5 years dancing experience are invited to apply.

(No application fees. Registration fees are required upon acceptance of place.)

* Taught by the Riverdance professionals
* Learn the iconic show choreography
* VIP visit to Riverdance and meet the cast backstage
* Dance in a staged performance of extracts from the show
* Train in all aspects of professional dance and prepare for life as a performer
* Selection will be invited to join the Riverdance troupe on stage for a group number in the show
* Opportunity to audition for Riverdance (18 & over)

The school will hold three one-week programs at the historic Trinity College Dublin campus in July 2016.
July 18-23
July 25-30 

 Read more about Riverdance Academy in the April 2016 issue of IDM

Location: Dublin, Ireland
Used Solo Dresses

Used solo dresses is the ultimate dress listing site. It offers more features for buyers and sellers than any other listing site online.

Buyers can use the advanced search options to find exactly what they are looking for, and sellers can add/edit their listings online 24/7!

Wonderland Dress Designs

Wonderland Dress Designs is an Irish company, that specializes in designing and manufacturing modern yet celtic Irish dance costumes in Co. Kildare, Ireland.
We now offer worldwide shipping, so our customers not living in Ireland can also have their dream Wonderland costume.

Location: Co. Kildare, Ireland
Youngblood Wigs

Hair Pieces Especially Designed for Irish Step Dancers--

Terry Kelley, a licensed hairstylist, has been working behind the chair since 1979, specializing in haircuts and hair color on men and women in Downtown Phoenix. She did the hair on location for the Knight Rider TV show as well as many other commercials and films. Just a few of the famous people Terry has had in her chair, Barbara Bush, Norman Vincent Peale and Danny Ainge, all repeat clients. She has owned Youngblood Haircutters since 1990. Terry started the business since 1995 when she got tired of curling her two daughters’ hair for Irish dance.


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    * Feis MK
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November's Contests

November 1-7: 8CountApparel!

There are certain things ONLY an Irish Dancer can understand and 8countapparel has managed to capture that perfectly with their clever products. This week’s lucky winner will receive TWO of their fun products. “Wig hair don’t’ care”- need we say more? 

More Details HERE


November 8-14: Photo Shoot

Win a professional photo shoot with Rince & Repeat Photography!

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November 15-21: Stunning Crystal Comb

Details make all the difference. This weeks winner will receive a stunning crystal comb from Worn to the side, in front or back, the perfect finishing touch for your perfect look!

More Details HERE.


November 22-31: Classic Heavy

Win a pair of the newest Ryan & O'Donnell heavy shoe – the Classic Hard Shoe! At only £59.99 ($80), it’s the best value shoe on the market and ideal for entry to intermediate level.

More Details HERE.


See some of our recent winners here!