The Dancers have performed at the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, and with well-known performers such as “The Irish Rovers”, “Tommy Makem”, and “The Irish Descendants”.

The group has travelled the world to perform at International Dance Festivals and compete at World Class Level.

McConnell Irish Dancers have produced three full length productions with live music narration, and video production.

  • “Irish Tradition, the best of Irish Music, Song & Dance"
  • “The Legend of the Tuatha Dé Danann
  • “Trasna na dTonnta - Over The Waves” -  The Irish diaspora to the America
International Travel
McConnell Dancers are a member of C.I.O.F.F International and have performed all over the world, promoting Celtic Culture.
2007 - Peru
2009 - Costa Rica
2011 - Bulgaria
2012 - Walt Disney World Florida
2013 - Ireland (Limerick & Dublin)
2016 - Peru
2017 - North Carolina, USA

The McConnell Irish Dancers have performed with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra in 1998, 2009, and 2016 and with the Pops Symphony Orchestra in 2020.
Over 50 Years with Folklorama
The McConnell Dancers have performed at the Ireland-Irish Pavilion, the Emerald Isle pavilion and the school ran the "Isle of the Shamrock" pavilion from 1996 - 2003, and sponsor the United Kingdom Pavilion and British Isles Pavilion in the Folklorama Festival
United Kingdom Pavilion
McConnell Irish Dancers perform at the United Kingdom Pavilion for Folklorama and are available for performances in Irish, English, Scottish, and Welsh dancing.
Professional, high calibre performances ranging from 15 min - 1hr
  • Traditional & modern Irish Dance with exciting choreography.
  • Live music with top quality Irish musicians available 
  • Celtic & British Rock with traditional and modern favourites.
  • Specialty theme shows with professional lighting, video, and narration.


McConnell Dancers are recognised for their unique, high calibre, performance-style dancing encompassing both traditional and contemporary forms of Irish Dance.   

Our professional troupe of dancers range in age from 10 - adult and perform at over 40 corporate and charitable shows each year.

Performances range from five minutes to full two hour productions catered to the event.   Choose for taped or live music, our performances have the option for accompaniment with Traditional Irish or Contemporary Celtic musicians.

  • Banquets
  • Weddings
  • Corporate Events
  • Family Gatherings
  • Personal Care Homes & Senior Centres
  • Daycare & School
  • Children's Parties
  • Festivals

Interactive Workshops & Performances

We combine a performance with a fun interactive teaching workshop where audience members are invited to learn the basics of Irish dance. 


Interested in having the McConnell Irish Dancers perform at your event? Please fill out a contact form below and let us know more about what you're looking for.

Type of Event
Live or Taped Music
Length of Performance