Ireland Competition Information and Expectations- 2018-2019 (updated 12/11/19)

Practice Sessions

  • Practice schedule pre-Parsipanny:

    • 3rd Wednesday of every month from 6:30pm-7:30pm.

    • Additional practices scheduled as needed.

  • Practice schedule summer:

    • TBD

  • Practice schedule in Drogheda:

    • Daily from August 13th-competition date, 2 hours/day.

    • Weekday practices approximately 4:00pm-6:00pm

    • Location TBD


  • Each Family is expected to commit to at least one volunteer role.

    • Roles may include; coordinate dress measurements and making, find practice space and coordinate practice time in Ireland, collect money for Shannon’s flight/accommodations, collect money for musicians flight/accommodations, coordinate practices in DC, and others TBD.

  • All dancers must be available for Parsippany, NJ competition from June 7-9, 2019.


  • IMPORTANT NOTE: we will not know if the girls qualify for Ireland until Parsippany

    Payments required for all families going.

    • First non-refundable payment of $250 due 1/15/19 towards Shannon and Sean’s flights.

    • Second non-refundable payment of $100 due 2/15/19 for dresses (need parent volunteer to coordinate this). This is an estimate for final dress cost.

    • Third non-refundable payment of $180 due 4/1/19 towards practices.

    • Other possible expenses include; contribution towards practice space in Ireland



  • Are you interested in staying in the hostel? Space may be available through Maisie, limited availability.

  • Get them ASAP! Feel free to email Maisie the location so she can let you know if it’s a good location.

  • TBD: practice location in Drogheda