2003

January-March
The Liffey Company tours Australia for the third time, adding Canberra where they perform Riverdance completely outdoors for the first time

24th February
Riverdance composer, Bill Whelan is conferred with an honorary Doctorate of Letters by the University of Limerick, in recognition of his outstanding and distinctive contribution to modern Ireland

16th May
The National University of Ireland confers Riverdance Producer and Director, Moya Doherty and John McColgan, with honorary degrees in recognition of their contribution to the entertainment industry (see pic)