Monday, December 28, 2015

Confirmed vendors

Dippin Dots
Fays Shoes
Beautiful Jewels
Celtic Treasures
Feis Head
Dance Bling
Rutherford Shoes
Head for the World

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Hotel block

We are happy to announce a special block for O'Rourke Feis attendees at the Westchester Hilton (formerly Rye Town Hilton) 
Please use this link to book

Sunday, November 15, 2015

2016 Syllabus

Our 2016 Syllabus can be downloaded here. Registration will open on on 11/30/15
Judges and Musicians can be found in a post below.
All theatres will have marley, and our lobby stage will be a raised sprung floor stage.
We look forward to seeing you on 2/6/16 at the beautiful SUNY Purchase Performing Arts Center

Monday, September 21, 2015

2016 Feis

Once again, our feis will be located at the beautiful SUNY Purchase Performing Arts Center on February 6, 2016. Our feis syllabus is being prepared and will be posted soon. Registration will open 11/30/15.

The Rye Town Hilton is offering a very generous feis rate of $119 a night, and more info will follow regarding reservations.

The following judges and musicians have been secured...

David Smith, SCO
Finbarr Conway, ENG
Maureen Hamilton, NJ
Kerry Broderick, NY
John O'Keefe, CT
Breda O'Brien, MA
Rose Kenney, MA
Nora Corrigan, CAN
Nicki Bayhurst, MD
Eileen McDonagh Morr, NY
Gary Healy, NY
Christina Ryan, PA

Patty Morrissey
Mark Arrington
Chris McLoughlin
Karen Conway
Kevin Forde
Niall Mulligan
Brian Boyce

Monday, February 2, 2015

2015 Feis Sponsors

Dunne's Pub, 15 Shapham Pl, White Plains, NY
Brazen Fox, 175 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains, NY
Uncle Henry's, 309 Halstead Ave, Harrison, NY
Camp Rince Ceol

Monday, January 26, 2015

Monday, January 19, 2015


Our Feis has reached it's cap and registration is closed. Changes can be made over the next few days. Now it's time to work on our schedule and order trophies.

Monday, January 12, 2015

2015 Vendor List

Confirmed Vendors (check back for updates):

Dippin' Dots
Fay's Shoes
Rutherford Shoes
Head for the World
Just Peachy Jewels
Feis Fayre
Celtic Treasures
Feis Head

What to expect at the O'Rourke Feis

Registration for the 5th Annual O’Rourke Feis is almost closed. Any unpaid registrations will be deleted 1/17/15 at 9am. All registrations made after this date will involve a $10 late fee. Don’t delay and don’t get shut out.

Doors open at 7:30, comps start promptly at 8:30
3 Grades stages (Stages 1-2-3) First floor
3 Champs stages (Stages 4-5-6) Second floor - Hard Shoe FIRST Prelim and Champs
Marley in all theatres.

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 lunch special that includes sandwich, chips and a drink. We'll also be providing gluten-free and nut-free snacks as well! CASH ONLY please!

Medals rounds for Open Champs sponsored by
Sashes for top 5 in Prelim and Open Champs
FeisWeb deluxe tabulation service
Large parking lot right outside PAC, Lot W-1 AND W-2 …No parking in red lined spaces.

Supervised dress shop, $5 per dress
11 vendors (list on our blog)
American Girl Doll, with Irish Dance Dress Raffle
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.
Judges and musicians list is on our blog

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.

Soda bread entries please drop off you entry at the Registration table by 12pm. If you are unable to drop off by then, email us at  to make other arrangements.

Results and announcements during the day will be posted via Twitter @orourkefeis and Facebook

Please email questions and concerns to

Safe travels and see you all Saturday