Irish Dance

In addition to performances by the Irish dance schools listed below, The Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival also offers set dance lessons in the Temple Bar & Museum on Saturday at 5:00pm with the Brady/Campbell School of Irish Dance, and on Sunday @ 5:00pm with the Burke School of Irish Dance.


If you hear Irish music and it makes you want to skip or kick your heels, then Irish dancing may be perfect for you! The Brady Campbell Irish Dance School welcomes new students—beginning at age 4—all year round. They have two locations on the west side of Cleveland and offer beginner through adult classes. Their teachers have a long history of sharing the traditional steps[...] Read More »

Brady Campbell Irish Dance School


Welcome to the world of Irish Dancing! The Burke School of Irish Dancing strives to instill a love of Irish dance and culture in all of our students. The dancers of the school range in age from 4- 21, learning high self-esteem, fast friendships and success that comes with Irish Dancing. Some of the dancers have traveled all over the United States competing at numerous[...] Read More »

Burke School of Irish Dance


The Leneghan Academy was founded in 1992 by Catherine Leneghan. Catherine was trained by two Cleveland legends: Theresa Burke and Bob Masterson. Along the way she had opportunities to train under many prestigious instructors both at home and abroad. Taking her Irish roots from Ballycroy,Tourmekeady and Islandeady Mayo she was steeped in Irish tradition early on. She is certified as a teacher (TCRG), adjudicator (ADCRG)[...] Read More »

Leneghan Academy of Irish Dance