Iona Irish Dance

Iona Irish Dance is a dynamic and competitive Irish dance group dedicated to providing dancers with a passion for Irish dance the opportunity to continue their journey throughout their college career. Founded with the mission to cultivate excellence, camaraderie, and performance artistry, our members convene regularly to refine their craft, grace campus events with electrifying performances, and partake in spirited intercollegiate competitions.

Whether you're a seasoned dancer seeking to elevate your skills or a newcomer eager to embrace this vibrant form of expression, our inclusive environment welcomes all levels of experience. Through engaging workshops tailored for beginners, we strive to ignite the spark of passion for Irish dance in every student, regardless of their background.

Joining Iona Irish Dance opens the door to a world of artistic growth, unforgettable experiences, and lasting friendships. Auditions are held each semester, and we eagerly encourage anyone with prior Irish dance experience to seize the opportunity and become a part of our spirited team. 


Head Coach Laura Fitzpatrick at or

Social Media

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Watch Now: Iona Irish Dance Performs "Evolution"

Iona Irish Dance performs on campus and at intercollegiate competitions.

Five members of Irish dance smile together.
The Irish dance team performs at the 2024 St. Patrick's Day parade.
The Irish dance team performs on the Murphy Green.

Caitlin Ward ’22

"I’m excited to now have an Irish Dance Ensemble at Iona that I can share with the Gael community!"