The Irish Dancing Costume has changed over the years, dancers in the 18th and 19th century simply wore their 'Sunday best'. The dancers would simply wear the outfit that they normally wore to church. In the 1970's and 1980's however, solo dancers began to wear heavy costumes embroidered with a variety of beautiful Celtic designs.
History of the Irish Dancing Costume. What costume is traditionally worn by girls? What costume do boys wear? What do the different costume patterns represent? Why do Irish Dancers wear Wigs? What is the significance of the Tara Brooch worn by Irish dancers?