Bluegrass Ceili Academy is a member of a thriving Central Kentucky and Lexington Irish community. To learn more, visit some of the links below for more information on these great community members.
- Bluegrass Irish Society ~ a 501(c)3 organization founded in 1980 and dedicated to celebrating Lexington’s Irish heritage
- Lexington Celtic Association ~ Founded in 2002 by a group of friends celebrating their Celtic heritage
- Ancient Order of Hibernians – Chartered in Lexington in 2017, the AOH is one of the oldest Irish fraternal organizations in the United States.
- Alltech Lexington St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival ~ A Lexington tradition, held the Saturday before the 17th every year.
- Failte Irish Shop ~ THE place to go in Lexington for all of your Irish import needs.
- McCarthy’s Irish Bar ~ Home of the First Thursday, where you can show up for the steps, then stay for a pint. Visit our calendar for the schedule.
Below are some helpful links for those interested in Irish dancing.
- An Coimisuin le Rinci Gaelacha ~ The Irish dancing commission
- Irish Dancers Teachers Association of Mid-America ~ the governing region in Kentucky
- Irish Dance Teachers Association of North America Southern Region
- Shop Irish Dance ~ an online store with unique items and designs for Irish dancers
Please join us in showing support for others in our community who support Bluegrass Ceili Academy.