The Killarney Irish Dance Company
Holiday Production of:
Christmas in  Killarney 
December 3rd – 6:00pm
Timberline High School 
Tickets $10 

 

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Zoo Boise

Come see the Killarney Irish Dance Company this Sunday at the Boise zoo for the fun and exciting Boise Zoo Days celebration!!

Killarney will be performing at 12:00 pm on the main stage! May 22nd!!

Here is what else is going on:

Kick off summer Zoo Boise style!

Bring the whole family to Zoo Daze on Sunday, May 22 from 10am-5pm (last admission at 4:30pm) to meet Baloo from the Jungle Book!

There will be all day entertainment unlike anything you’ve ever seen at Zoo Boise before, plus the celebration of Tuffy’s (penguin) Sweet 16, special animal enrichments, face painting, games, yummy food, and of course the zoo!

Regular summer admission prices and free to annual passholders.

Zoo Daze is sponsored by KTVB.
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Entertainment Schedule (on event stage):

11:00am- Summerwind Skippers
12:00pm- The Killarney Irish Dancers
1:00pm- Ballet Folkoric Mexico Lindo
3:00pm- The Boise Highlanders

Special Event Schedule:

10am –4:30pm – Photos with BALOO from THE JUNGLE BOOK
10am-12pm – Sheep shearing and wool spinning demonstration
10:30-11:30am – Sloth Bear Encounter
11am-4pm – Music by Jaz and Mike Fagan (in African Plains Exhibit)
1:30-2:30pm – Giraffe Encounter
All Day – Yummy food, face painting, Zoo Farm, strolling entertainment, Penguin Tuffy’s Sweet 16 party, games, the zoo, and more!

Animal Enrichment Schedule:

10:30 – Lions & Maned Wolves
11:00 – Meerkats and Bats
11:30 – Ocelots & Bat-Eared Foxes
Noon – Sloth Bears & Tamarins
12:30 – N. American Porcupine & Zebra
1:00 – Red Fox & Warty Pigs
1:30 – Aldabra Tortoise & African Aviary
2:00 – African Porcupines & Wallabies
2:30 – Capybara/Cavy & Condors
3:00 – Lemurs & Hyenas
3:30 – Primate House & Zoo Farm
4:00 – Patas Monkeys & Spider Monkey

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New Phone Number for Killarney

NEW PHONE NUMBER!!

We have a new phone number to get ahold of us for classes, performances or special events!!

Killarney Irish Dance is now at 208-488-0505

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Utah Feis!!

Good Luck to all our dancers attending the Wasatch Winter Feis this Weekend!!

Claire, Morgan, Colleen, Ashlyn, Saige, Eli, Gabe, Avonlea, Mary, Ava, Anna, Charlotte, Alex, Blaise, Andrea, Shannon, Allyson, Rachel, Josie, Trinity, Tessa, Ryan, Edward, Beatrice, Owen, Kacy, Katie, Catie, Ella, Catherine, Marlee, Nicole, Riley, Beth, Hailey, Chel, Riley, Nikki, Trinity & Petra!!

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Irish Dance Magazine Dress Contest

Good Luck to our lucky Killarney dancers – Josie Derrick and Ashlyn Hildreth who made it into the top 25 in the Irish Dance Magazine Dress Contest this year!! Results will be announced in February!!


Josie’s Dress Design!!

Ashlyn’s Dress Design!!

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Happy New Year!!

Best wishes to all for a Happy and Healthy New Year!
All classes resume Monday January 4th!!

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Irish Dance Costumes through the ages!

The following photos are of Irish Dancers starting as far back as the 1920’s all the way up to the modern age of 2015!!

1928 – Grace McGinty from Cleveland represented the United States in a world junior Irish dance championship in August 1928.

Image Credit: Cleveland State University Michael Schwartz Library.

1957- Brigid Ellen Berney, 8, and Dennis Shanahan, also 8.

Image Credit: Cleveland State University Michael Schwartz Library.

1960-

Standing: Mary Quinlan, 13; Maureen Cooney, 14; Sheila Murphy, 15.

Kneeling: Jacqueline Hennessy, 12.

Image Credit: Cleveland State University Michael Schwartz Library.

1962- Shelagh Comer, Maureen Cooney and Sheila Murphy : The Dancing Sheilas

Image Credit: Cleveland State University Michael Schwartz Library.

1966- From left to right, Eileen Banaghan of Lakewood, Seamus Mangan of Cleveland, Mary Agnes Kilbane of Parma, all five years old.

Image Credit: Cleveland State University Michael Schwartz Library.

1971- Burke School of Irish Dance.

Image Credit: Cleveland State University Michael Schwartz Library.

1980-

Bob Masterson School dancers. Image Credit: Cleveland State University Michael Schwartz Library.

1998-

Image: Traumrune/Wikicommons

2010 –

2015-

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