Traid Cultúr are classes that provide an excellent introduction in to the world of Irish Music, Dance & Culture in a fun and engaging manner. Classes are aimed at young children (ages 4+) with no previous experience in music or dance required. The course, created and developed by Trinity College Dublin graduate/lecturer Mark Hennessey, is based on a series of engaging games and exercises that will facilitate them to learn the basics of Irish dancing, music fundamentals (including how to read sheet music), as well as a general introduction to Irish instruments, tunes and rhythms.
Traid Cultúr classes available in Trim & Navan in the following locations:
Ard Ri CNS Navan (5 Week Term €40 Begins 5th March 2019)
Trim GAA Club
For more information see our schedule of classes by clicking here.
NOTE: The term due to commence on Tuesday 5th February has been postponed until 5th March 2019
Traid Cultúr classes are a fantastic opportunity to introduce your child to several aspects of Irish culture and will give them a taste of music and dance in a fun and entertaining way. Places are strictly limited so early booking is advised.
Mark Hennessey is a multi-discipline creative, entertainer and educator. Having toured the world extensively as both a musician and dancer with various shows including Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance, Mark returned to education and received a Masters in Music & Media Technologies from Trinity College Dublin where he then joined the faculty as a lecturer. He has been teaching Irish dancing in the Trim and Navan area for almost 10 years where his pupils regularly perform in feiseanna (competitions), charity events and most recently performed with Riverdance in Croke Park for Pope Francis at the Celebration of Families. Mark is fully garda vetted and a registered teacher with An Coimisiun Le Rince Gaelacha. He has also previously worked as a violin teacher in the North Dublin School of music and currently lectures in Pulse College in Windmill Lane Studios in Dublin.