Monday, November 26, 2012

2013 Feis Syllabus

Our 2013 feis syllabus is now posted, and registration will open soon on Feis Web
We hope to see you all at our Feis, at our new facility, the SUNY Purchase Performing Arts Center
Info about the PAC and the syllabus can be found at

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Hotel Info

Renaissance Westchester Hotel Reservations Information:
For your comfort and convenience, we have made arrangements for your overnight accommodations at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel.
Should you wish to take advantage of this special offering, please call the toll free number: 
Be sure to mention O’ROURKE IRISH DANCE FAMILY ROOM BLOCK when making reservations!
Reservations may also be booked via the Internet at
When making reservations over the Internet you must insert your
Check in date, check out date & group code, ORIORIA to qualify for the special group rate.
Reservations must be made prior to January 11, 2011 in order to receive this group rate of $99.00.
After this date, rooms may not be available at this special rate. Rates do not include applicable taxes and surcharges

Friday, September 7, 2012

Adjudicators and Musicians, confirmed

Edward Murphy, NY
Kerry Broderick, NY
Maureen Hamilton, NJ
Breda O'Brien, NC 
Paul Mayer, IL
Niall O'Leary, NY
Matthew Martin, NJ
Nicole Bayhurst, MD  
Rosemary Schade-Cromie, NY
Gary Healy, NY
Eileen McDonough-Morr, NY
Owen McAuley, UK

Kevin Forde,NJ
Karen Conway,NJ
Patricia Morrissey, NJ
Mark Arrington, PA
Chris McLoughlin, NY
Brian Boyce, PA
Brian Glynn, NJ

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

2013 Feis

The O'Rourke Feis committee has officially started planning for our 2013 feis, and we are excited to debut our new venue, the SUNY Purchase Performing Arts Center. This state of the art facility has three theaters with plenty of space and a huge parking lot. The feis will be organized by our newly formed Non-Profit corporation, the O'Rourke Irish Dance Foundation, Inc. and have currently applied for 503(c)3 status. Visit our new website, to see pictures of our new venue. We hope to see all of our past competitors, and some new ones too. Registration will open the Monday after MAR Oireachtas, and it fills up QUICK!!!