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Live from Galway, Ireland

Watch a World-renowned Irish Dance & Music Performance

1 hour
From $19.00
Group size
Up to 20 people

Step into the world of traditional Irish music and Irish dance with the creators of Galway’s famous Trad on the Prom.

No dancing or singing skills are required to enjoy this interactive look into the world of Irish trad music and dance. Join the husband and wife team of Chris and Máirín, along with their son Dara, at their home in Galway. The talented family are the creators of Trad on the Prom, Ireland’s top-ranked music, song, and dance show. They’ll bring you on an interactive journey to explore the best of their culture through Irish trad music, song, and dance. After you meet Chris and Máirín, the couple will give you a brief history on the roots of Irish culture before picking up the fiddle and guitar to entertain you with some lively reels and jigs. Those are two types of classic Irish tunes! You'll also hear about the traditional Irish music composed by Turlough O’Carolan. A blind harpist, O’Carolan went on to become one of the country’s greatest composers. Now, let’s take it to the dance floor. Or better yet, we’ll leave the professional dancing to Dara. He holds multiple world medals in Irish step dancing and will demonstrate some of the dances from his Trad on the Prom performance. He’ll tell you about the origins of Irish dance, as well as what it takes to be a world-class Irish dancer. Ask Máirín, Chris, and Dara any questions about Trad on the Prom or their musical background. Their talent and passion for their culture may even inspire you to sing along or jump up and dance to the live music.
Máirín and Chris

Shared real-time experiences

Online Escapes are livestreamed, so you’ll use your computer, phone, or tablet to connect with your host and others around the world.

What you'll need to participate

  • An internet connection
  • A device that can stream audio & video

We also recommend bringing

  • A curiosity for traditional Irish music & dance


Overall rating 4.8 out of 5
Based on 10 authentic and unedited participant reviews
Lively Irish Hour
08/30/20 by Daisy Ann

Wow, this trio - Chris, Mairin and Dara are all pro and they put on an awesome show/escape. I was totally impressed. It was fun and lively and made me wanna get up and do a jig - a dancing partner and a glass of Guiness bee...

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EF Go Ahead Tours replied on 9/09/2020

Hi Daisy Ann! Nothing makes us happier than reading about travelers who truly enjoyed themselves in one of our Online Escapes. Thank you for joining, for participating and for losi...

‘Bright Spot’
08/23/20 by Mark & Gail

The performance by Chris, Máirín, and Dara was truly outstanding!!! They extended Irish warmth along with the wonderful Irish music, dance and history!! It was a real treat to interact with them!! Thanks for providing a “b...

EF Go Ahead Tours replied on 9/09/2020

Hi Mark and Gail, We are thrilled to read that you were able to "Escape" for a moment and enjoy your time with Chris, Mairin and Dara - they are wonderful, aren't they? Thank you f...

Galway Music
08/17/20 by Mary

I enjoyed the experience. It was great to be transported to Galway Ireland. The singing and dancing were excellent. So nice to have an upbeat friendly experience especially during this isolating time.

EF Go Ahead Tours replied on 9/09/2020

Hi Mary, We agree - is it definitely a lovely distraction. Thank you for allowing us to share this moment with you.

07/30/20 by Barbara

Charming family - great music and dancing. So fun to be able to interact with the performers and to learn a little history along with the music. It felt like a private, intimate concert. I could hear the music well, but ha...

EF Go Ahead Tours replied on 9/09/2020

Hi Barbara! It brings us great joy to hear your feedback. Thank you for joining us and for letting us know how much fun you had during this Escape to Ireland!

07/30/20 by Judy

What a bright light shining in the middle of this tragic pandemic. This performance was absolutely terrific. I felt like I was sitting in a pub in Ireland. The up beat, happy, wonderfully performed traditional Irish music...

EF Go Ahead Tours replied on 9/09/2020

Hi Judy, Nothing makes us happier than to read feedback like this. You are most certainly welcome, and we look forward to providing you with many more amazing experiences like this...

Getting ready

How do I participate?

All Online Escapes are virtual experiences, so you’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video. You can use your computer, tablet, or phone—whichever you prefer.

A link to manage your reservation, along with details about how to join, will be included in your confirmation email.

Who else will be joining?

Our Online Escapes are led by hosts from around the world. When you join, you’ll meet your host as well as anyone else who signs up. Each Online Escape has a maximum group size listed. Currently, Online Escapes are led in English and available to anyone in the United States and Canada.

What if I need to cancel?

While we hope you don’t have to, you can cancel your reservation online for a full refund up until 24 hours prior to the start of your Online Escape. You can read our full policy here.

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