Dance Schools

Christchurch Irish Society is pleased to offer and support various dance schools. Get involved and found out more about these dance schools below.

Scoil Rince Kay-Halliseey Irish Dance

World class training with award winning instructor Shealagh Kay-Halliseey TCRG ADCRG BG.

New Irish Dancing Classes

  • Tuesday 3.30pm St Francis of Assisi School
  • Wednesday 4pm Somerfield Community Hall
  • Thursday 4pm Christchurch Irish Society Hall

Free trial lesson, all ages welcome.

Contact Shealagh on 021 2040 133 or via email


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O’Neill School of Irish Dance

The O’Neill School of Irish Dance was founded in 1988 by Sean and Cathy O’Neill both of whom were successful competitive dancers before taking up teaching.

Contact Sean 027 439 6456 or email Cath


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Southern Cross Irish Dance

Formed by two accomplished and qualified Irish Dancing teachers, Shannon Dilger and Argene Flack. They are excited to be bringing their passion and extensive experience to their preschool, school-age, private, adult solo and adult Ceili Irish dancing classes. Check them out on Facebook for latest class information.

Contact details:
Phone: 022 040 3109

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Swarbrick Irish Dance

Classes held in Redwood. Caters for all level dancers (beginners to open championship) and all ages too.

Contact Erin by mobile 027 810 5457 or email

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