1994

30th April
Riverdance the original seven-minute version is first performed at the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest and transmitted to an estimated 300 million viewers worldwide.

May
Riverdance Single release goes straight to No. 1 in the Irish charts and holds that position for 18 weeks
Single reaches No. 9 in the UK charts.

November
Riverdance the original seven-minute version is invited to perform in London at the prestigious Royal Variety Performance in the presence of HRH Prince Charles.

12th November
Tickets go on sale for Riverdance -The Show, exceeding IR£1million in three weeks