DAVID'S ACHIEVEMENTS

BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT


In 2017, David decided to take his solo career to a whole new level by bringing a concept and vision he’s been developing for some years to the World’s Biggest Talent Show, Britain’s Got Talent. David’s performance incorporates LED technology and screen programming, with holographic elements which has brought in front of Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams, to get feedback on how to improve his ideas which he got…..and he also got four Yes’!! David’s performance was widely applauded with Simon Cowell acknowledging that he was “onto something” calling him “an ideas man”! After reaching the live semi-finals, 3 days after his final exam, David produced a spectacular performance in the semi-final in front of millions of viewers on live television! David now says that he wants to take “these unfinished ideas” and “take them to where I originally imagined them in my head!” His clear passion for technology and performance will no doubt produce an incredible spectacle that will be witnessed around the globe!


THE LATE LATE SHOW


In September of 2015, David was asked to appear and perform on Ireland’s largest chat show, The Late Late Show on RTE. David had a short chat with Ryan Tubridy, the host, about his career and wishes, before wowing the studio audience with his incredibly fast footwork. You can find a link to his performance by clicking here.


VELOCITY


David is now collaborating with James Devine, the Guinness World Record Holder for the fastest feet in the world, on a new show called Velocity. In 2016 the lads released several online videos which went viral encouraging them to make the next step and develop a full scale show! In August 2017, the show was seen by thousands of people where it debuted at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, with some dubbing it “the best show we have ever seen at the fringe”. It received several 5 star reviews from national press, with The Scotsman claiming it to be the “best dance hour of the Fringe”! David is now planning on bringing this production, out on the road in 2018 bringing it to the US, Canada, the UK and some parts of Europe. Make sure you follow Velocity on Facebook & Instagram to keep up to date with Velocity’s journey! You won’t want to miss this! www.velocityofficial.com


THE DINGLE PUB


The Dingle Dancer is a regular performer in the world famous Irish pub, The Dingle Pub on Main Street, Dingle! Entertaining customers from all around the globe in the lively and busy pub on a regular basis is part of David’s calendar! With live music from 6pm ‘til the early morning, 7 nights a week in Dingle’s No.1 Entertainment Venue, make sure and drop in to witness for yourself, the World’s best dancer in the rawest of settings! Described by many as “the highlight of our trip”, David & all the crew at The Dingle Pub will make sure you are fed, watered and very well entertained! Your one stop spot in Dingle!


MAN OF THE YEAR 2014


In late 2014, David was awarded the Irish Dancing Magazine’s Man of the Year, in recognition of his achievements to date. David appeared on the front cover of the December 2014 issue and has since regularly featured in the magazine.


ALL-IRELAND INTERVARSITY DANCE CHAMPIONSHIP


In 2014, David was approached to choreograph the University of Limerick’s Irish Dance Intervarsity squad for the All-Ireland Championships held in UL in February 2015. This was David’s first time choreographing and leading a group routine, a role in which he excelled, choreographing an award winning routine!


KERRY'S GOT TALENT


In 2012, David pitted his talents against singers, musicians and dancers alike in Kerry’s Got Talent held in the INEC, Killarney. David, again, captured the audience and judges with his pulsating performances winning a prize fund of €5,000.


OFFICIALLY TAPPED


In 2015, David set up a wedding and corporate entertainment group called Officially Tapped with two of his friends Shane Creed and Paul Clesham! Officially Tapped is a unique Irish music and dance act for weddings, corporate and all other events! The group have performed at numerous weddings as well as headlining various festivals including The Dingle Tradfest! For more information visit www.officiallytapped.com or find Officially Tapped on Facebook!


AN JIG GIG


In 2011 David took part in and won TG4’s An Jig Gig. David choreographed all of his performances by himself and wowed the judges with his ability to choreograph and deliver such captivating performances at such a young age.


SIAMSA TIRE


After starting his performing career (at the mere age of 6!!) in a local Irish music and dance show Rince na Mara, David went on to perform with Siamsa Tire, The National Folk Theatre of Ireland. Learning past traditions and styles, David spent many years performing with Siamsa Tire, before deciding to pursue a solo career in a passion he loved!


COMPETITIVE CAREER


David’s illustrious competitive career included winning various titles including the All Ireland Championships, Great Britain Championships, European Championships and more. However, the highlights included winning the World Championships in 2005, 2006, 2012, 2013, 2014.