Iselin Céilí and Set-Dancing Club

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Other Irish Dancing Organizations
Irish American Association
of Northwest Jersey
An organization which provides an opportunity for people of Irish origin, extraction or sentiment, residing in Northwest Jersey, their families and friends to meet in a spirit of comradeship with a common purpose: of promoting, cultivating, and preserving interest in the arts, literature, history, culture and future of Ireland. Monthly dances and other events and classes. Call 973-366-5950, or contact via email.
Comhaltas The Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann site, promoting the music, culture, and arts of Ireland at home and abroad
Greater Washington
Céilí Club (GWCC)
Monthly dances, numerous other events, and the Connie Ryan Memorial Autumn Set Dance Weekend. Contact: Paul O'Donnell (Pres) phone: (301) 649-6410 or via email at
Emerald Isle Club
(Baltimore, MD)
Monthly céilí. Non-members welcome.
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Irish Dancing Events And News
Set Dancing News By William Lynch. "THE Source" for Irish dancers worldwide. Comprehensive listing of workshops and céilís in North America and around the world. This link takes you to the North America page; from there you can go to the home page or to any other page by country or region. Ceili and Set dancing in the Virginia, Maryland and District of Columbia Metropolitan area. Schedules of upcoming events, photos of recent events.
Dancing & Music in
the Wash/Balto Area
Where to find Irish music and dancing in the Washington, DC/Baltimore area.
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Irish Dancing Study Notes
The Standing Stones Irish Dance Page Some notes and history of céilí dancing vs. set dancing, links to other sites about celtic music and dance.
Irish Set Dancing Instructions and Study Notes A selection of study notes for set and figure dances. Written by Joe O'Hara.
The Brooks Academy Irish Dance Page The Academy notice board with many sections of interest to dancers including instructions for several set dances. Brooks Academy was founded in 1982, with the assistance of Na Píobairí Uilleann. Its aims are to encourage the dancing of sets as a social activity, and to provide classes where they may be learned.
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Irish Dancing Resources
CeltiCottage A USA-based international company serving the needs of the Irish dancing community, importers of fine Irish dance supplies and Celtic gifts, supplying instructional media aids for Step, Set and Céilí dancing, music, video, accessories, Celtic gifts, jewelry and much more.
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Irish Genealogy-Related Sites
Irish First Names Almost every Irish first name you could imagine, along with its meaning and history
Irish Surnames A source for coats of arms, family crests, and histories of Irish surnames
Irish Ancestors This subsite at is a comprehensive genealogical guide for those interested in exploring their Irish heritage
Local Ireland--Genealogy A comprehensive guide to genealogy, family name histories, a homepage for each county, step-by-step guide to tracing your Irish ancestors, sources, maps ,etc.
Irish Ancestors A genealogical search engine by Ireland's National Tourism Service
Cyndi's List Of Genealogy Sites On The Internet--Ireland and Northern Ireland A categorized and cross-referenced list of genealogical resources on the internet
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Other Irish-Related Sites
Dan Dooley Rent-A-Car How to get around the next time you visit Ireland. Mention the Iselin Céilí and Set-Dancing Club and receive a discount! Call toll-free 1-800-331-9301 or contact via Email.
East Durham, NY (aka affectionately as the "Irish Alps" and "Emerald Isle of the Catskills") Home of Catskills Irish Arts Week and the Andy McGann Traditional Irish Festival in July each year
Irish Links Network A site with links to all things Irish, from accommodations to weather
The Irish Voice Newspaper. news, editorials, classifieds, sports
GoIreland Ireland's National Tourism Service site
Irish Net A site with links to other Irish sites, sponsored by Ceolas
The Thistle And Shamrock National Public Radio's Fiona Ritchie hosts radio's finest Celtic hour, with music from evolving traditions in The British Isles, Ireland, North America, and beyond. Links to all sorts of things Celtic and Irish: Culture, Genealogy, Shopping, Entertainment, Travel, Irish Government, Business, Language, News, Religion, and more.
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Local Traditional Irish Music Sessions
The Kilkenny House Tuesdays 8-11 pm and Sundays 1-5 pm. 112 South Avenue East, Cranford, NJ, telephone: 908-276-3414
St. James' Gate Publick House Sundays 2-5 pm. 167 Maplewood Avenue, Maplewood, NJ, telephone: 973-378-2222
St. Stephen's Green Publick House Tuesdays 7-10 pm. 2031 Highway 71, Spring Lake Heights, NJ, telephone: 732-449-2626
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