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The Road to Riverdance

A Memoir by Bill Whelan Lilliput Press Preorder Hardback – Paperback In his memoir Bill Whelan recounts a lifetime of stories and experiences that led to that now famous evening at Dublin’s Point Theatre in 1994.  Considered a watershed moment in the cultural history of a country embracing the future, Riverdance was a moment forty-five years

Dublin Book Festival 2022

The Festival is taking place in Dublin Castle and venues throughout the city on 8 – 13 November #DBF2022  Check out the full programme here: As part of the Dublin Book Festival Bill Whelan’s memoir The Road To Riverdance will be launch on Saturday November 12th at Windmill Quarter at 7pm

Ballymaloe Grainstore

Zoë Conway, John McIntyre & Bill Whelan – A Concert Wednesday 19th October @ 8pm in this special setting, The Grainstore at Ballymaloe, Bill will join longtime collaborators Zoë Conway and John McIntyre for a rare concert together. Book Tickets

Clifden Arts Festival

The Road To Riverdance with Bill Whelan Sunday 18th September @ 5pm Bill will read from his upcoming memoir The Road To Riverdance.   In conversation with conductor and friend David Brophy, Bill will recall the many experiences in his life that lead to his famous piece of music Riverdance.   Book Tickets    Pre-order The

America’s Got Talent

Riverdance opens the new season of the NBC hit TV show America’s Got Talent

Riverdance challenge for a League of Their Own

League of Their Own stars Freddie Flintoff, Jamie Redknapp are joined by Romesh Ranganathan and Patrice Evra in a challenge to perform live on stage with the cast of Riverdance The Show.  As part of their Road Trip: Dingle to Dover TV show, the lads get some intensive training from the Riverdance team – you

Riverdance 25th Anniversary Tour teams up with Tourism Ireland

A new video featuring the Riverdance cast performing at iconic locations, such as the Cliffs of Moher and The Giant’s Causeway, has been launched to showcase the many beautiful places on the island of Ireland to visit.  The video will be be shown to audiences in Canada and the US before each of the Riverdance

The Gallant John Joe – Drama On One celebrates Tom Hickey

Tom Hickey passed on May 1st. It is no exaggeration to say that he was one of Ireland’s best known, best loved, most respected and dedicated actors – both inside and outside the business. In a sixty-year career he inhabited a variety of unforgettable characters on television, on film, on radio and, of course, the

Riverdance The Animated Movie

Directed by Eamonn Butler and Dave Rosenbaum and featuring an original score from Grammy Award winning composer Bill Whelan, Riverdance: The Animated Adventure stars an impressive Irish voice cast, including Pierce Brosnan (Die Another Day, Mamma Mia!), John Kavanagh (Vikings, Alexander), Brendan Gleeson (Calvary, the Harry Potter series) and Aisling Bea (This Way Up, Living with Yourself). Riverdance: The Animated Adventure, a Sky Original follows an Irish boy named Keegan (Sam

Cellisimo Festival March 25-31

Festival launched by Bill Whelan The first Galway festival that celebrates the beauty of the cello starts today online. Cellissimo is presented by Music for Galway and Galway 2020 with some of the world’s best cellists taking part over the next seven days. Festival director Anna Lardi, who has been working with artistic director Finghin