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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.

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Spring Feis – Timetable

The 2014 Spring Feis will be held at the Sunshine Coast Event Centre, 20 Minchinton Street, Caloundra on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th September.

We wish all dancers the very best of luck and we would also like to wish all Dads and very Happy Fathers Day for Sunday 7th September!

To view the timetable, click this link…

Group Nationals

Australian Championships 2014 – Canberra

The timetable for the Australian Championships has now been finalised. Please click this link to view it…

SAR Solo Champs 2013

State Championships 2014

The State Championships are just around the corner! To view the timetable, click this link…


Mid Year Feis Timetable – Updated

The 2014 Mid Year Feis is just around the corner. There have been some slight changes to the timetable so Click this link to view the timetable…..


Gold Coast Feis

The Gold Coast Feis is just around the corner. It is to be held at Albert Waterways Community Centre on June 7th & 8th. To view the timetable, click this link.


May Feis Timetable

It’s almost time for the 2014 May Feis at the Queensland Irish Club in Brisbane. To view the timetable for this Feis, please click the heading above.


April Feis 2014

The 2014 April Feis will be held at Balmoral State High School on Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th April. To view the timetable for this Feis, please click this link…


March Feis 2014

The first Feis for 2014 is almost here!

The March Feis will be held at Silkstone State Primary School on Prospect Street, Ipswich.
The adjudicator is Christine Ayres ADCRG from Victoria.

To view the timetable, please click here…

SAR's Seniors

Term One 2014

It is nearly time for Term One 2014 to commence! We are looking forward to the beginning of a fantastic year.

Feis dates will be finalised shortly and will be updated on our website. Timetables, results and Feis photo albums will all be loaded onto the website as soon as they become available.

Don’t forget to add to your favourites (or make it your homepage!) to keep up to date throughout the year.

Looking forward to a great year ahead! See you all very soon.

Breeda, Claire, Christine & Bridget


Queensland Premiership 2013

The timetable for the 2013 Qld Premiership is now available. Click here to view it…..


Spring Feis Timetable

2013 AIDA Spring Feis will be held at Lourdes Hill College on Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th of September. Click here to view the timetable…

SAR Solo Champs 2013

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…….

SAR's State Championships 2012

Queensland State Championships 2013

The Queensland State Championships 2013 will be held at Logan Entertainment Centre on Friday 9th, Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th of August. Three days of the states best dancers competing for the state titles! The adjudicators are Chistine Ayres ADCRG (Victoria), Eileen Mulcahy ADCRG (Victoria) and Martin Percival ADCRG (USA). To view the timetable, click here……….

This year marks the 40th Queensland State Championships! To celebrate this event, AIDA Qld are inviting the champions from the very first championships. We are also requesting that people send through photos from the past championships so we can put together a gallery of the past 39 Qld State Championships. If you have any photos, please send them through to Breeda or Claire. Please ensure that you have permission to publish the photo before sending it through.

We are also looking for individuals or companies to sponsor sections of the championships. Sponsorship will help towards the funding of trophies, medals and sashes. AIDA Qld will acknowledge your sponsorship by way of public announcements and notation in our official program. You will also be invited to take part in the awards ceremony by providing prizes to the winners. If you would like more information on how to sponsor a section, please contact Breeda or Claire.

Breeda, Claire, Christine & Bridget wish all Scoil Ard Rince dancers and dancers from all over Queensland the very best of luck at this years championships.

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Mid Year Feis 2013

The 2013 Mid Year Feis will be held at the Nerang Bicentennial Hall on Saturday 20th July and Sunday 21st July. The adjudicators are Gabrielle Hall (Victoria) and Mary McElroy (Dublin). To view the timetable, click here.

We wish all competitors the best of luck. Enjoy the weekend!

SAR's Seniors

Gold Coast Feis 2013

The Gold Coast Feis timetable has just been released. Click here to view the timetable…

This year’s Gold Coast Feis is being held at Albert Waterways Community Centre, Corner of Hooker Boulevard and Sunshine Boulevard, Mermaid Waters on Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th June. The adjudicators are Janice Currie-Henderson ADCRG (AUS), Julie Evans-O’Donnell ADCRG (IRE) & Lorraine Scallon ADCRG (IRE).

Breeda, Christine, Bridget & Claire wish all competitors the best of luck.


April Feis Timetable

The April Feis will be held at Silkstone State Primary School, Ipswich on Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st April 2013. Click here to view the timetable…


Term One 2013

Term One is nearly here!! And a massive term it will be!

There will be lots happening during Term One….we welcome a bunch of new beginners to classes, Grade Exams, March Feis, World Championships preparation, Second Hand Sale and the list goes on. We can’t wait. Click here for further info….

Jig for Sandy

Scoil Ard Rince Dancers will be dancing a ‘Sandy Jig’ this Sunday 25th November for Australia’s biggest Dance-A-Thon to raise fund for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

At 11am Qld time, more than a thousand Irish Dancers across Australia will ‘Jig for Sandy’. Every dancer, from as young as 3 years old to over 30, will dance, at the same time, in hundreds of locations across Australia. All participants will be making a donation to help the American Irish Dancing community affected by Hurricane Sandy.

Join us at Suttons Beach, Redcliffe this Sunday at 10:30 for an 11am start. Bring along some morning tea and enjoy a relaxing Sunday on the Redcliffe foreshore – while helping those in need!

Everyone is welcome to join in – We look forward to seeing you all there!

The Australian Irish Dancing Assocciation would like to thank Sean O’Brien for supplying the tune for ‘Jig for Sandy’. You can check out Sean’s website at:

Group Nationals

Results – Australian Irish Dancing Championships

The 2012 Australian Championships finished up last week in Adelaide. Thank you to everyone for all of their hard work and support throughout the championships and congratulations to all dancers! A photo album will be up shortly – make sure you check it out. Click here to view the results from Adelaide…

SAR's State Championships 2012

Queensland State Championships – Results

Congratulations to everyone that competed at the 2012 Queensland State Championships over the weekend. Scoil Ard Rince had some fantastic results – click here to view the full SAR results…


2012 Australian Championships Timetable – Now Available

The 2012 Australian Championships will be held at th Goyder Pavilion, Adelaide from Tuesday 25th September through to Sunday 30th September.

Click here to view the timetable…

Scoil Ard Rince at the NANS 2012

North American National Championships

A huge congratulations to everyone that competed at the North American National Championships in Chicago. Scoil Ard Rince had six competitors; Sharnae Harris, Chloe Peirce, Amy Von Gneisenau, Hannah King, Madelyn Burke & Celia Shawcross. Well done for the amazing effort you all put in. Click here to see the results…

Scoil Ard Rince wins at the Gold Coast Feis 2012

Gold Cost Feis Results

Congratulations to everyone that competed at the Gold Coast Feis over the weekend!

Click here to see the results…