Doireann Ryan – Irish Dancer

Doireann Ryan - Irish Dancer - Celtic Steps The Show

Doireann’s Story

Doireann started Irish Dance at the age of 4 with the Ryan School of Irish Dance, Tipperary. She has successfully competed at the highest levels of competition and has won 3 Munster Titles, achieved runner-up in the North American Irish Dance Championships and has been a podium placer at the Great Britain and British Nationals as well as being a recurring medal holder at the World Irish Dance Championships.

In addition to her impressive competitive career, Doireann has vast experience in the world of performance dance, having performed with Draiocht na Fhaille Deairge, Johnny Foxes, Booley House, Ragus and Celtic Gold. She has appeared on numerous TV programmes on TG4 and TV3 as well as The Celtic Gold production for PBS, North America.

In addition to being an accomplished Irish Dancer, Doireann also has a strong background in Traditional Irish Music. She plays Tin Whistle and Piano and has also performed in the National Concert Hall as part of the National Children’s Choir.

Doireann is currently entering Third Year Performing Arts in the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance in University of Limerick. For the past two years, she has assumed the role of Choreographer with Dance UL and has been selected this year as the Choreographer for the Peace Proms – Cross border Orchestra Ireland.

Doireann enjoys her current role performing nightly as part of the Celtic Steps Dance Troupe in Killarney.

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