A Taste of Ireland

A Taste of Ireland

Told through Irish music and dance, A TASTE OF IRELAND explores magical tales spanning generations of Irish storytelling and culture.  This world class show features World, All Ireland & National Champion Irish dancers, and musicians from around the globe performing unique music and dance that reflects the story that is Ireland.

“Brilliant ballads, meet dazzling dancing.”

– The Northern Post

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Patron Testimonials

“The amazing energetic dancers, music and basically everything about the show was incredible. Well done to everyone involved.”
Gail Paisley, Patron – Blenheim, New Zealand

“Great show excellent dancers and musicians. A night that will get you clapping, toe tappin and smiling. Well done”
Nina Clayton Sporer, Patron – Port Lincoln, South Australia, AUS

“Took my 5 year old son to the Coffs Harbour show as he loves to dance! Was so good. His eyes were glued to the stage for the duration of the show. Besides the awesome dancers the musicians were outstanding! He hasn’t taken his A Taste of Ireland Show cap off!”
Tanya Paul, Patron – Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, AUS

“I went to the show tonight in Palmerston North. I was absolutely enthralled! It was amazing! The time went too fast! Couldn’t believe it when you finished! Thank you once again.”
Dale Rosvall, Patron – Palmerston North, New Zealand

“Saw the show in Caloundra. Fantastic, what a talented group of young people. Thoroughly enjoyed it.”
Lyn White, Patron – Caloundra, Queensland, AUS

“Absolutely brilliant performance by all including the talented music artists. Thanks for making Ballarat a part of your show, and for the fun atmosphere you all brought on stage to us. I want to watch you all again! Please come back in the future!”
Megan O’Brien, Patron – Ballarat, Victoria, AUS

“My husband and I went to your show in Hamilton.. We both thoroughly enjoyed the show and would definitely recommend this to everyone. You guys and girls rock! Fantastic show…”
Debbie Fitzimmons, Patron – Hamilton, Victoria, AUS

“What an incredible show. My daughter sat mesmerized for two hours and was speechless on the drive home, so you have achieved the impossible. Thank you for a brilliant night out.”
Nicole Arbuckle, Patron – Noarlunga, South Australia, AUS

“Absolutely loved your performance in Bendigo last night. The music and dancing was outstanding. Thank you for coming! I’m already looking forward to the next time you visit.”
Amanda Bateman, Patron – Bendigo, Victoria, AUS

“The most amazing dancers I have seen combined with wonderful singers and musicians. Cannot wait to see this show again.”
Sandy Ferguson, Patron – Gunnedah, New South Wales, AUS

Presenter Testimonials

“The skill and energy of all the dancers was immense. A lively, fast paced, and entertaining show not to be missed, attracting an audience of all ages. Crowds left the show in high spirits, and we cannot wait to have A Taste of Ireland back in Christchurch!”
Catriona Angus, Presenter – Isaac Theatre Royal, Christchurch

“The audience always comes out beaming after such a high energy performance. Get in quick as A Taste of Ireland is always bound to sell out!”
Ashley Nissen, Presenter – Regal Theatre, Perth

“Fun, Exciting and Energetic! A Taste of Ireland was by far the best dance show I’ve ever seen. I couldn’t believe how constantly engaging the dancers were. They make it look so easy! They had us all laughing, clapping and mesmerized through the entire performance! I loved that the whole crew was involved from the dancers to the road assistants. How wonderful it was to see such talent come to our beautiful town!”
Margaret Black, Presenter – Montreal Theatre, Tumut

“The dancers from A Taste of Ireland lit up the theatre with their sparkling energy. The audience was enthralled!”
Michael Hill, Presenter – Barossa Arts & Convention Centre, Barossa

“We were thrilled to welcome A Taste of Ireland troupe at COPACC as they bumped in for this sell-out and much-anticipated show! A meet and greet for a couple of delighted ticketholders, with backstage access and an opportunity to see some of the cast rehearsing before show time. And the show did not disappoint! The Auditorium was abuzz and the whole audience was thoroughly engaged as these professional and mesmerizing performers strutted the stage, making years of dedicated dance practice look so effortless. Thank you to all the Taste of Ireland team, and thank you too for choosing to launch your 2019 regional tour in Colac!
Looking forward to welcoming you back!”

Julie Kiernan, Presenter – COPACC, Colac

2019

Australian National Tour 2019
March 27th – August 17th, 2019
COPACC, Colac, VIC
Wonthaggi Union Performing Arts Centre, Wonthaggi, VIC
GPAC Costa Hall, Geelong, VIC
The Paramount, Echuca, VIC
West Gippsland Arts Centre, Warragul, VIC
Forge Theatre & Arts Centre, Bairnsdale, VIC
The Wedge, Sale, VIC
La Trobe PAC, Traralgon, VIC
Wangaratta PAC, Wangaratta, VIC
Yarrawonga Town Hall, Yarrawonga, VIC
East Banks Riverlinks, Shepparton, VIC
Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo, VIC
Swan Hill Town Hall, Swan Hill, VIC
Mildura Arts Centre, Mildura, VIC
Horsham Town Hall, Horsham, VIC
The Lighthouse Theatre, Warrnambool, VIC
Hamilton PAC, Hamilton, VIC
Portland Civic Hall, Portland, VIC
Ararat PAC, Ararat, VIC
Frankston PAC, Frankston, VIC
The Palms Crown Casino, Melbourne VIC
Wendouree PAC, Ballarat, VIC

Lea Memorial Theatre, Port Augusta, SA
Nautilus Arts Centre, Port Lincoln, SA
Middleback Arts Centre, Whyalla, SA
Northern Festival Centre, Port Pirie, SA
Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide, SA
Barossa Arts & Convention Centre, Tanunda, SA
Hopgood Theatre, Noarlunga, SA
Chaffey Theatre, Renmark, SA
Sir Robert Helpmann Theatre, Mount Gambier, SA

Broome Civic Centre, Broome, WA
Matt Dann Cultural Centre, Port Hedland, WA
Red Arts Precinct, Karratha, WA
Ningaloo Centre, Exmouth, WA
Camel Lane Theatre, Carnarvon, WA
Queens Park Theatre, Geraldton, WA
Moora PAC, Moora, WA
Mandurah PAC, Mandurah, WA
BREC, Bunbury, WA
Albany Entertainment Centre, Albany, WA
Cummins Theatre, Merredin, WA
Esperance Civic Centre, Esperance, WA
Goldfields Arts Centre, Kalgoorlie, WA
Regal Theatre, Perth, WA

Redcliffe Cultural Centre, Redcliffe, QLD
Redland PAC, Redland, QLD
Logan Entertainment Centre, Logan, QLD
Home of the Arts, Gold Coast, QLD
Princess Theatre, Brisbane, QLD
Roma Cultural Centre, Roma, QLD
Charleville Town Hall, Charleville, QLD
Longreach Civic Centre, Longreach, QLD
Mouth Isa Civic Centre, Mount Isa, QLD
Cairns PAC, Cairns, QLD
Burdekin Theatre, Ayr, QLD
World Theatre, Charters Towers, QLD
Moranbah Community Centre, Moranbah, QLD
Capella Cultural Centre, Capella, QLD
MECC, Mackay, QLD
Pilbeam Theatre, Rockhampton, QLD
Moncrieff Theatre, Bundaberg, QLD
The Events Centre, Caloundra, QLD
The J, Noosa, QLD
Gympie Civic Centre, Gympie, QLD
Stanthorpe Civic Centre, Stanthorpe, QLD
Goondiwindi Cultural Centre, Goondiwindi, QLD
Kingaroy Town Hall, Kingaroy, QLD
Boonah Cultural Centre, Boonah, QLD
Empire Theatre, Toowoomba, QLD
Chinchilla Cultural Centre, Chinchilla, QLD

Albury Entertainment Centre, Albury, NSW
Saraton Theatre, Grafton, NSW
Crossing Theatre, Narrabri, NSW
Tamworth Town Hall, Tamworth, NSW
Armidale Ex-Services Club, Armidale, NSW
The Glasshouse, Port Macquarie, NSW
Jetty Memorial Theatre, Coffs Harbour, NSW
Manning Entertainment Centre, Taree, NSW
Maitland Town Hall, Maitland, NSW
Cessnock PAC, Cessnock, NSW
Newcastle Civic Theatre, Newcastle, NSW
Singleton Civic Centre, Singleton, NSW
Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre, Bathurst, NSW
Coonabarabran Bowling Club, Coonabarabran, NSW
Parkes Leagues Club, Parkes, NSW
Orange Civic Theatre, Orange, NSW
Dubbo Regional Theatre, Dubbo, NSW
Broken Hill Civic Centre, Broken Hill, NSW
Cootamundra Ex-Services Club, Cootamundra, NSW
Cowra Civic Centre, Cowra, NSW
Wagga Civic Theatre, Wagga Wagga, NSW
Ulladulla Civic Centre, Ulladulla, NSW
Joan Sutherland Theatre, Penrith, NSW
Bega Civic Centre, Bega, NSA
Byron Community Centre, Byron Bay, NSW
Anitas Theatre, Thirroul, NSW
Roxy Theatre, Leeton, NSW
Montreal Community Theatre, Tumut, NSW
Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Nowra, NSW
Griffith Regional Theatre, Griffith, NSW
The Arthouse Theatre, Wyong, NSW
Laycock Theatre, Gosford, NSW
Bicentennial Hall, Queanbeyan, NSW
Concourse Concert Hall, Sydney, NSW

Canberra Southern Cross Club, Canberra, ACT

New Zealand National Tour 2019
August 29th – September 21st, 2019
Ashburton Trust Event Centre, Ashburton, NZ
Oamaru Opera House, Oamaru, NZ
Isaac Theatre Royal, Christchurch, NZ
Regent Theatre, Dunedin, NZ
Invercargill Civic Theatre, Invercargill, NZ
Regent Theatre, Greymouth, NZ
ASB Theatre Marlborough, Blenheim, NZ
Theatre Royal, Nelson, NZ
NBS Theatre, Westport, NZ
Carterton Events Centre, Carterton, NZ
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, NZ
The Royal Wanganui Opera House, Whanganui, NZ
Wellington Royal Opera House, Wellington, NZ
Regent on Broadway, Palmerston North, NZ
TSB Theatre, New Plymouth, NZ
Great Lake Centre, Taupo, NZ
Forum North, Whangarei, NZ
ASB Theatre, Auckland, NZ
Claudelands Arena, Hamilton, NZ

2018

St Patricks Day Tour
March 7th – March 18th, 2018
Nautilus Arts Centre, Port Lincoln, SA
Lea Memorial Theatre, Port Augusta, SA
Middleback Arts Centre, Whyalla, SA
Northern Festival Centre, Port Pirie, SA
Hopgood Theatre, Noarlunga, SA
Barossa Arts & Convention Centre, Tanunda, SA
Chaffey Theatre, Renmark, SA
Helpmann Theatre, Mount Gambier, SA
Swan Hill Town Hall & Arts Centre, Swan Hill, VIC
The Cube Theatre, Wodonga, NSW
Orange Civic Centre, Orange, NSW

2017

August 25th & 26th, 2017
Coffs Harbour
Grafton