Dance-work: Images of organization in Irish dance

  title={Dance-work: Images of organization in Irish dance},
  author={Donncha Kavanagh and Carmen Kuhling and Kieran Keohane},
The Irish economic boom, commonly known as the Celtic Tiger, provides an interesting and unique opportunity to explore the relationship between the profound shifts in the organization of working life and in the production and consumption of culture. In this paper, we confine our inquiry into the relationship with one aspect of popular culture, namely dance, focusing on the phenomenon of Riverdance which emerged contemporaneously with the Celtic Tiger. We argue that both are deeply immersed in… CONTINUE READING


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