Saturday, December 28, 2013

Feis Hotel

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 our toll free number: 800-891-2696

Be sure to mention O’ROURKE IRISH DANCE 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, OIDOIDA to qualify for the special group rate.

Reservations must be made prior to January 14th, 2014 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

Thursday, December 5, 2013

2014 Adjudicators and Musicians

Kerry Broderick, NY
Marykay Heneghan, NY
Eileen McDonough Morr, NY
Niall O'Leary, NY
Maureen Hamilton, NJ
PJ McCafferty, AR
Judy McCafferty, AR
Breda O'Brien, MA
Nicki Sack Bayhurst, MD
Laura LeMesurier, CA
Jackie O'Leary Fanning, CAN
Mary Bryan, CAN

Kevin Forde
Mark Arrington
Karen Conway
Brian Glynn
Pattie Moriarty Morrissey
Chris McLoughlin
Brian Boyce

Tuesday, December 3, 2013


It has come to our attention that many dances on FeisWeb are listed incorrectly. We have contacted them and it will be corrected soon.

2014 Syllabus

Our 2014 syllabus...

Thursday, November 21, 2013

2014 O'Rourke Feis

Our 2014 syllabus has been approved, and registration will open up on on December 2nd. Stay tuned for the syllabus, ADCRG and Musicians lists.

Sunday, February 3, 2013


Thank you to FeisWeb for lightening fast results yesterday. Here is the link to Champ results

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

What to expect at O'Rourke Feis

  • Doors open at 7:30, comps start at 8:30
    3 Champs stages (Stages 1-2-3) Hard Shoe FIRST Prelim and Champs
    3 Grades stages (Stages 4-5-6)
    2 concessions areas with quite an impressive menu of healthy items. Breakfast and lunch. And Lucille O'Rourke's famous soda bread
  • We'll be offering lots of breakfast options from bagels and donuts to fruit and yogurt. There will be a $5 lunch special that includes sandwich, chips and a drink. We'll also be providing gluten-free and nut-free snacks as well!
  • Medals rounds for Open Champs
    Sashes for top 3 in Prelim and Open Champs
    FeisWeb deluxe tabulation service
    Large parking lot right outside PAC, Lot W-1
    Overflow lot, W-2 (see volunteers for parking permit, or better yet, visit to PRINT now) no parking in red lined spaces.
    Supervised dress shop, $5 per dress
    13 vendors
    Raffles with great prizes
    Elevator (handicap access) to second floor is across from main entrance. Volunteers and PAC staff will show you the way.
    Handicap bathroom next to handicap elevator
    Campus is monitored by State Police and the speed limit is 30mph.

    NO FOOD OR DRINKS allowed in the theatres *** WATER ONLY
    NO MAKE UP APPLICATION IN THEATRES *** Please us the bathroom for putting on make-up
    THERE IS PLENTY OF MIRROR/COUNTER SPACE***and 30 stalls in the women's room
    SMOKERS must be outside, 20 feet from any doorway, and dispose of cigarettes properly.

    Please email questions and concerns to

    Safe travels and see you all Saturday

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Stage Schedule

Link to our schedule is

Feis Update

There are a few spots left for our Feis. We do hope you'll join us if you haven't signed up yet.

We will give it one more day before posting our schedule. It will be up on Monday.

Full list of vendors is listed below. 

Sunday, January 20, 2013


ALL unpaid entries will be deleted Sunday, January 27 at 9am

email me at with any questions

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Feis update

We are nearing our cap, and have 80 unpaid registrations. All checks have been entered. If you don't see your name, we haven't received your check. I will be going to the PO BOX every day until the cap is reached. Our cap is very strict at 1000, so please do not hesitate. We do not want to push anyone away.

We are very excited about our new venue, and hope you are too. 
Updates will be posted on our blog,
Please email me with any questions,

Sunday, January 6, 2013


The following vendors are confirmed

Feis Fancies
Fireball Designs
Celtic Treasures
Dippin Dots
Rutherford Shoes
Dance Bling
Feis Head
Days Shoes
Head for the World
Twins Bags and Clothing
Roma O'Donnell
Emerald Key
Life's a Stitch

Saturday, January 5, 2013


O' Rourke feis committee would like to thank our sponsors...

Dunne' s Pub and Restaurant- White Plains
Brazen Fox Restaurant- White Plains
McMahon, Lyon and Harnett- White Plains
Westchester BMW - White Plains
Molly Spillanes- Mamaroneck
Mickey Spillanes- Eastchester

and to those who have donated to the event...

Vintage Bar and Restaurant- White Plains
Wine Warehouse- White Plains
Fay's Shoes
Head for the World
The McLean Avenue Band
Jerry's Post Road Market - Rye
Kelso Covers
Fireball Designs


Parking is free and no permit needed for lot W-1. Attached please find the parking permit for The Performing Arts Center on February 2, 2013.  Lot W2.  This is the overflow lot. Also a free lot, but permit required . Please display the permit on your dashboard and do not park in any red lined spaces.