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Scoil Ard Rince: One of Australia’s Premier Irish Dancing Schools


Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or open Irish dancer Scoil Ard Rince is a wonderful choice for your daughter or son. Our school is one of the largest Irish dancing schools in Brisbane and we hold classes on the north and south side of Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast. Our dancers regularly compete at monthly feises, State, Australian and World Championships and enjoy great success in both solo and team events.

Our dancers have gone on to join well known Irish dancing shows like Riverdance, Gaelforce Dance and Dance of Desire traveling the world. Our dancers perform across South East Queensland and are available for hire for your next event. So if you’re looking to enrol in Irish dancing in Brisbane or would like Scoil Ard Rince to perform at your next event contact Breeda, Christine, Bridget or Claire today.

Latest News


State Championships 2017

The 2017 State Championships were held on August 4th, 5th & 6th. Scoil Ard Rince had 31 solo competitors and 26 teams take to the stage and we couldn’t be more proud of each and every one of them.

9 solo State Champions with 20 dancers qualifying for the 2018 World Championships in Glasgow! 2 Ceili State titles, with 9 runner-up and 3 third places!

It was a fabulous weekend.

A huge congratulations to our State Champions:
Freya Jones – 10 Years Girls
Elise Mannion – 11 Years Girls
Isaac Loxley – 13 Years Boys
Kate Edgar – 13 Years Girls
Sophie Liang – 15 Years Girls
Eliza Bulloch – 17 Years Ladies (tied)
Jasmine Merison – 17 Years Ladies (tied)
Chloe Peirce – 19 Years Ladies

Special mention to Chloe Peirce who won the 17 Years & Over Traditional Set Dance.

2nd Place
Blaze Montgomery – 22 Years & Over Ladies

3rd Place
Bridget Mannion – 9 Years Girls
Ella Ross – 10 Years Girls
Abigail Loxley – 15 Years Girls
Greer Hutchison – 16 Years Girls

4th Place
Imogen Loxley – 7 Years & Under Girls
Charlotte Ross – 8 Years Girls
Sharnae Harris – 19 Years Ladies

5th Place
Alexis Tuckett – 12 Years Girls (tied)
Chloe Burrows-Andrews – 12 Years Girls (tied)
Colette Blake – 15 Years Girls
Caitlin Gray – 19 Years Ladies

6th Place
Aaliyah Sinclair – 11 Years Girls

7th Place
Charlotte McManus – 9 Years Girls
Tara McAteer – 10 Years Girls
Isabelle Chui – 14 Years Girls
Samantha Gray – 17 Years Ladies

8th Place
Isla Dukes – 9 Years Girls

11th Place
Brea Merison – 14 Years Girls

Championship Awards
Azaria Sinclair – 8 Years Girls
Caitlin Brighouse – 12 Years Girls
Nyah Burrows-Andrews – 14 Years Girls
Elbe Du Plessis – 15 Years Girls

Congratulations to our Team Only dancers:
Courtney Green
Devlin Burrows-Andrew
Sofia Witherow
Sheridan Moore

Congratulations to all SAR dancers. We are very proud of you all for the dedication and effort you put in leading up to the championships and for your performances on the weekend.  Thank you to our SAR families for all of your support.

Now the work begins for the National Championships in September!

For pictures of the weekend, head over to our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/scoilardrince/

World Championships 2017

Congratulations to our 10 dancers that recently represented Scoil Ard Rince at the World Irish Dancing Championships in Dublin, Ireland. The dancers trained hard through the sweltering Australian summer and should be very proud of their efforts abroad.

Freya, Isaac, Issy, Colette, Abby, Sophie, Jazz, Eliza, Chloe & Blaze

Special mention to our world recall medallists – Isaac, Chloe and our Open Age Girls 8 Hand Ceili!

March Feis 2017

Welcome to 2017!

On the 4th and 5th March, many of the Scoil Ard Rince dancers took to the stage for the first time this year at the March Feis. The weekend was full of fun and great dancing – congratulations all!

March Feis 2017

March Feis 2017

March Feis 2017

March Feis 2017

March Feis 2017

March Feis 2017

Queensland State Championships Results

The Queensland State Championships were held last weekend in Logan. What a fantastic weekend we all had! A big thank you to all dancers for the effort they put in and to their parents for all their support. To view the Scoil Ard Rince results from the weekend, click here…….