Hot off its sold out 2023 UK Tour, ‘A Taste of Ireland―The Irish Music & Dance Sensation’ returns with a performance that is ‘Celtic―for this decade’. Laugh, cry and jig into the night with a show that has entertained thousands, as A Taste of Ireland returns to Mackay for the first time in 3 years.
Having performed over 300 shows since 2019, ‘A Taste of Ireland’ has merged cultural traditions, modern flair, and craic galore to deliver a performance that has brought the house down night after night. This season, join an acclaimed cast of champion Irish dancers, dazzling musicians, and a contemporary vocalist, as they blend Irish charm with mind-blowing talents to present an unforgettable night of entertainment.
Featuring revamped classics like ‘Danny Boy’ and ‘Tell Me Ma’, the show’s energetic blend of melodic folk music mash-ups, live jaw-dropping acapella tap battles, and heart-warming emotion, transports you through the story of Ireland’s tumultuous history - complemented by stunning production and lighting.
Starring dancers from Lord of the Dance alongside a treasure trove of Irish Dancing Champions, ’A Taste of Ireland’ merges international Irish dance stars with the very best talent in the nation to deliver intricate choreography that is 100% live.
With over one hundred and fifty 5-star Facebook reviews, ‘A Taste of Ireland’ is exactly what it promises: a taste of everything you love about Ireland with a generous helping of more!
Don’t miss your chance to see one of the world’s most prominent Irish dance shows before it takes off around the globe once again! ‘A Taste of Ireland’ returns in 2024, and it’s truly ‘Celtic―for this decade’.
Please Note: Musical instruments are subject to change from performance to performance
Age Recommendation: All Ages
Warnings: Contains strobe lighting and haze effects
Make your experience complete and enjoy one of our delicious boxes.
Our boxes are available to pre-order online and limited boxes will be available to purchase pre-show, until sold out. To avoid disappointment, please pre-order.
Trio of Dips Box $11 (serves one) Enjoy house made dips served with warmed naan bread
MECC Antipasto Boxes $15 (serves one) Tantalise your taste buds with a selection of assorted cheeses, house made relish, gourmet danish salami, water crackers and seasonal fresh and dried fruits
Pre-order cut-off: Boxes only available to pre-order up to 10am the day prior to event. If event is on a weekend pre-orders close at 10am the Friday prior.
Buy at the event: Limited boxes will be available to purchase at the event from the retail café until sold out.
Collection at the event: Boxes will be available for collection from the retail café 60 minutes prior to event, food can be taken into the Auditorium.
Retail Café and Candy Bar - Join us 60 minutes prior to show and at interval (if applicable), we offer drinks, delicious food, and candy options.
Accessibility Mackay Entertainment & Convention Centre aims to ensure our venues and performances are welcoming and accessible. If you have any questions about access requirements, please contact the Box Office before purchasing tickets.
Wheelchair Access Wheelchair seats/spaces are available for all events. These seats/spaces can be booked by contacting our Box Office on (07) 4961 9777. All levels of the MECC carpark are fully wheelchair accessible.
Hearing Receivers are available in the Auditorium and a Hearing Loop is available in the Plenary Halls. To access this equipment simply enquire at the Box Office prior to event. Please contact the Box Office (07) 4961 9777 or visit us in person for more information.
Companion Cards Companion Card holders are entitled to a complimentary companion ticket to all performances. The cardholder must provide their Companion Card details when making bookings and present the valid ID card to receive their ticket/s from the Box Office. To access this program, please contact the box office on (07) 4961 9777 or visit us in person.