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Set Dancing Links
We have here a few links to Irish Dance resource web sites around the world. They will open in a new browser window, so to get back here, simply close the window.

    Set Dancing News Bill Lynch's most comprehensive site for set dancing news covering the entire globe! This site is designed and maintained by Bill Lynch, Kilfenora, County Clare, Ireland, 065 707 1363

Irish Set Dancing Very comprehensive study notes for set and figure dances by Joe O'Hara. This site is updated frequently.

Willie Clancy Summer School The Official Willy Clancy Summer School site, hosted by Bill Lynch A stepping stone to Irish set dancing. Maintained by Colorado Irish Set Dancers. - Full details of Irish Céilí Bands, Irish Céilí and set dancing events in Ireland and abroad; Irish Céilí event organizers and set dancing news. The site has its roots in Set Dancing. from The Brooks Academy - Dublin, Ireland. You will find over eighteen dance sets complete with figures in addition to music that accompanies sets.

Local Step Dancing Schools
    Barnes School of Irish Dancing
Adults welcome
Allison Barnes, (831) 634-1650

Boyle School of Irish Dancing
No Adults
Noreen Boyle-Heavey, Mary Ann Folan, (650) 738-2707

Celtic Dance Ensemble

San Francisco.
Adults welcome
Brian Cleary, (415) 643-7178

Deely-Smith School of Irish Dance
Alameda Co., Contra Costa Co., Napa Co.
Adults welcome
Kathleen Deely Braten, Kathleen Smith, (510) 534-7262

Desmond School of Irish Dancing
Adults welcome
Kathleen Desmond, (916) 447-0868

Golden-Greene School of Irish Dancing
San Jose, Palo Alto
Adults welcome
Sondra Green, (408) 264-1157
Maureen Golden, (408) 867-3641

The Healy School of Dance
San Francisco, Santa Rosa, Novato, Mill Valley, Terra Linda
(415) 664-3247, (415) 461-0475

Keenan School of Irish Dancing
Petaluma, Sonoma, So. San Francisco
Fidelma Keenan, (650) 588-8093

Kennelly School of Irish Dance
San Francisco, Sacramento, South Bay
Led by founder Patricia Kennelly, this is a premier school in the Bay Area. They perform under Kennelly Irish Dance Company.
(415) 665-0554
Contact for more information

McBride School of Irish Dancing
Oakland, Concord, Marin, Fremont, Lafayette, Danville, Dublin, Vallejo
Ann McBride, (510) 530-6240,
Eileen McBride-Parker, (925) 551-8556 (for info on classes in Lafayette)

Moore School of Irish Dance

Alamo and Walnut Creek, CA
Sheila Moore Thurston, (925) 947-5830

Murphy Irish Dancers
San Francisco, Colma, Millbrae, Burlingame, San Mateo, Belmont
Mary Jo Feeney, Trish Feeney-Conefrey, Patricia Naughton, Ellen O'Connor, (415) 587-7133
contact for more info.

O'Connor-Kennedy School of Irish Dance
San Francisco
Vincent O'Connor, (415) 401-6015

The Quilter School of Irish Dancing
Olive Quilter, (510) 521-4369

Turco School of Irish Dancing
Sunnyvale, Mountain View
Rosemary Turco, (408) 374-8272

The Whelan Academy of Irish Dance
San Francisco, Millbrae, San Mateo
Sheila Whelan, Sharon Whelan-MacSweeney
(415) 242-5177

Updated Wednesday, November 7, 2018
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