FEBRUARY 1st – FEBRUARY 8th, 2025!

Your host, award winning flute and whistle player, Joanie Madden, invites you to join her and an astonishing array of the best Irish entertainers on the planet for a fun-filled week of Irish Music, Song, Dancing & Craic on the high seas. 

Joanie’s past 11 cruises have been legendary… Don’t miss out on her 13th!  Come along and escape the winter blues and explore the Eastern Caribbean onboard the luxurious Norwegian Epic, a cruise ship awarded best cruise ship entertainment from Frommer’s!   Along with Joanie’s dazzling entertainment, there is something for everyone!


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musicians, singers & dancers

Joanie Madden
Cherish the Ladies
Derek Warfield and the Young Wolfe Tones
Don Stiffe
Ger O’Donnell & Trevor Sexton
Swallows Tail Ceili Band
Rory Makem
Padraig Allen & The McLean Avenue Band
The Coleman Brothers (Mickey and Ray)
Patrick O’Sullivan
The Pride of Moyvane Margie Mulvihill & John Reynolds
Kathy Durkin
Sailors on the Rock (Bruce Foley, John Nolan, Hughie Boyle, John Reynolds)
The Kane Sisters (Liz & Yvonne)
Bugsy Moran & Neil Burgett
Carmel Dempsey
Maírtín de Cógaín
The Great Craic Band
Kate Purcell
Kevin Crawford, Cillian Vallely, Sean Smyth, Colin Farrell, Trevor Hutchinson
Dylan Foley & Josh Dukes
The Epic Ceili Band
Mirella Murray, Mary Coogan, Kathleen Boyle, Nollaig Casey
John McHugh, Maria Lynn Michael Hurley, Tom Doherty
Damaris Woods, Andreas Durkin, Cormac McGuinness, Eddie Kane
Cormac DeBarra, John Madden, Casba O’Callaghan, Dennis Heaney, Mattie Mancuso
Pat Murphy Set Dance Master, Paul Keating Ceili Dance Instruction
World Class Dancing with David Geaney, Ronan Kelly, Michael Holland, Donny Golden, Noel Spillane
Nathan Pilatzke, AnneMarie Keaney
Our Priest, Father Brendan Fitzgerald

Irish Activities

Set Dancing
Dance Lessons
& more

Along with the fabulous entertainment, you will have a jam-packed schedule with activities based on a survey of what you all want! These fun-loving Irish music lovers from around the globe will be planning unforgettable workshops, dance lessons, golf outings and more! 

Check out our photo gallery from past cruises.

February 1st - 8th, 2025

Orlando (Port Canaveral)

day at sea

Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

Tortola, British Virgin Islands

day at sea

Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas

sail back to orlando (Port canaveral)

Aboard the


Whatever you choose to do, the Norwegian EPIC is sure to please. Get ready to set sail on one of the most exciting ships on the high seas while chasing sunsets and indulging your every whim… and that is what unforgettable vacations are made of! You have access to all 25 dining experiences with no set dinner times, 14 bars and lounges, the Mandara Spa, the Casino, Broadway, Comedy, Pools, and more. Enjoy the ship’s fitness center, beautiful pools and giant waterslide (all with plenty of deck space to enjoy a cocktail and some great music!



In addition to the outstanding Irish Performances, activities, workshops that are part of our event, Joanie’s Guests also have access to all of Norwegians award-winning entertainment. Here are a few performances you don’t want to miss!

Burn the Floor

Howl at the Moon

Deal or No Deal

The Cavern Club


Book Online or by phone

This is a private exclusive event. You must book through us to attend. Book online or by phone. Before booking, please review the page “Rooms & Prices” and all the pages under the BOOKING section in the menu.


left until February 1st, 2025

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