Professional Development


Leitrim Dance Project events commences with a 5-day programme at The Dock in Carrick on Shannon promoting pathways for emerging professional local, national and international percussive dancers. 


A programme of workshops for younger dancers runs parrallel to the events for emerging and established professional dancers.

Lough Allen Dance Weekend


The 5-day programme is followed by a weekend programme for dancers of all ages and abilities and features workshops, performaances, sessions and other events - including the Sean Stil Dance Competition.

Sean Stíl Dance Competition


The Sean Stíl Old Style Dance Display Competition is a non-competitive display of old style dancing - a celebration of dancers of all ages and of all styles from the four provinces of Ireland. It's open to all adults over 25 years to enter.

Unusually for competitions though, there will be no judges! It really is more about taking part than itis about winning. All dancers names will be put into a hat, with one name being pulled to win the €800.

Leitrim House Dance


A unique night of tunes, dances, songs and stories from the days of the old house dances  featuring Padraig McGovern, Dave Sheridan, Colm O' Donnell, Edwina Guckian, Stephen Doherty and special guests at Glenview Folk Museum, Aghoo, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. 8.30 -10pm.

Tickets €20/€15 concession 

Dance Dialogues


Dance Dialogues Acoustic Night at The Dock, Carrick on Shannon. featuring performances from musicians Cormac Begley, Danny Diamond and dancers Anna Lethert, Yaelle Azoulay, Antoine Turmine, Áirc Damhsa and the Leitrim Dance Week 2019 dancers. 8.30 - 10pm.


Tickets €18/€14 concession on sale via 

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Leitrim Dance Project

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