WATCH: Irish dancers’ fantastic performance along the Wild Atlantic Way

Dancers from Joan Denise Moriarty School of Dance in County Cork showcased their skills and the beauty of the Wild Atlantic Way in a fantastic new video.

In a video posted online this week, a group of Irish dancers complete a fantastic performance along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Dancers from Joan Denise Moriarty School of Dance in County Cork took to the popular tourist trail to show off their moves. And the results were incredible!

The perfect blend of culture and coastal beauty, the fantastic video makes us want to escape to Ireland’s west.

Marking Cruinniú na nÓg – a day of creativity

Irish dancers show off their skills on the Wild Atlantic Way.
Credit: YouTube / Joan Denise Moriarty School of Dance

The video showcasing the Irish dancers’ fantastic performance along the Wild Atlantic Way was posted to mark Cruinniú na nÓg.

Cruinniú na nÓg is an Irish national day, which promotes free creativity for children and young people under 18. Ireland is the first and only country in the world to have such a day.

Taking place on 12 June 2021, this year’s Cruinniú na nÓg saw various creative events taking place across the country.

Dancing along the Wild Atlantic Way – the beauty of dance and nature

A beautiful video showing off Ireland's iconic coastal route.
Credit: YouTube / Joan Denise Moriarty School of Dance

The incredible video of the Irish dancers’ ballet performance along the Wild Atlantic Way is an inspiring watch.

56 dancers between the ages of six to 24 donned their dancing shoes at 15 locations along the iconic Irish tourist trail. Locations included Bray Head, The Old Head of Kinsale, Mizen Head, Bray Head, and more.

Making their way from Donegal to Cork, the elegant dancers braved all weather conditions to promote creativity on the Emerald Isle.

An inspiring video – the perfect way to promote creativity

Irish dancers showcase their skills along the Wild Atlantic Way.
Credit: YouTube / Joan Denise Moriarty School of Dance

The beautiful video of the Irish dancers’ performance along the Wild Atlantic Way took a lot of work to complete.

The video was recorded, photographed, and edited by Karena Walsh, with choreography from Emma Gibbons and Maedhbh Loingsigh. Abby Ní Loingsigh and Stephen O’Dea provided the music with an incredible re-recording of ‘A Song For Ireland’.

The video shows the beauty of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way in all its glory. It features amazing drone shots from Drone Photography Cork and Larry Cummins of The Irish Examiner and Echo Live.

Speaking on the video’s release, a spokesperson for Joan Denise Moriarty School of Dance thanked everyone involved in its creation.

They wrote, “A huge thank you to all of our beautiful dancers and their fabulous parents who helped make this video possible. We hope you enjoy our video of Ireland and all its beauty.”

You can watch the incredible video below:

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