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The Deirdre O’ Mara School of Irish Dance provides a unique experience that is both cultural & creative, fun & hard work. Competition is an option, but not a requirement. Scoil Rince Saoirse (Freedom Dance School) is the competitive part of our school.The only requirement to take classes is a love of dance and a willingness to work hard & have fun.


Irish DanceWe also offer ballet classes for ages 3 and up,  and summer camp for 4 weeks in July/August.

Irish dance or ballet themed birthday parties are available at the dance studio.

“I feel our school provides the best combination of the traditional & the many changes that have occurred in the world of Irish dance.
My wish for our dancers is that they dance with not just their feet but with their heart.
Our school will develop confidence in an atmosphere of growth & inspiration.”
Deirdre O’Mara TMRF. Founder and director.

Deirdre O’Mara is from Dublin, Ireland, & studied with Marie Walsh ADCRG and Mary McElroy S.D.C.R.G..

Dates to Remember for 2017 – 2018 Dance year  (All dates are inclusive)

September 5 – O Team class 5 to 7pm

September 11 – Start of new dance year

Tuesday October 31 – No class – Halloween

Saturday November 18 – Mini Oireachtas at Rory Dolan’s – 9am

Tuesday November 21 – Saturday November 25 – No class for Thanksgiving and Oireachtas

Monday December 25 – Monday January 1 – No class for Christmas break

Saturday February 17 – Thursday February 22 – No class for President’s Week & Winter Break

Saturday March 31 – Monday April 2 – No Class – Easter Break & World’s – Scotland

Sunday April 29 – 4-6pm Recital at YMA 160 Woodlawn Ave, Yonkers NY

Monday May 28 – No class – Memorial Day

Saturday June 16 – Last day of classes

Friday June 22 – Annual Sleepover 7pm to 9am