is group of like-minded people with a desire to work with and promote
was formed in 2008 after a performance for Dublin's Fringe Festival
with the realization that this art form desperately needed a
direction in Ireland and was created with the aim of "representing
and furthering the evolution of Parkour, through teaching and
push the boundaries, to learn as much as possible and to make that
information freely available"
has been achieved through various media works, performances, talks,
events, workshops and classes.
is actively involved within the Irish community, posting and
organizing "jams" meet ups and events.
took it upon ourselves to set up Ireland's first full time parkour class
in early 2009, as well as helping to set up some college societies
along the way.
It is through our classes that we try to pass on
the knowledge we have received from our on-going training with the
founding members of the art, in a fun and safe way.
currently running 5 classes per week, open classes available to all
skill levels (ages 5+) at Excel Gymnastics in Celbridge, County Kildare, an Outdoor adult classes (18+) in Dublin City Center and 2 All ages Outdoor classes in various locations around Dublin.
feel that these classes, the information shared with in, the bonds
formed and the love of movement is by far our greatest achievement.
Outside of the Irish community, Displacement is
also a founding member of the newly formed Performance Parkour
Network. An international organisation for Traceurs (parkour
practitioners), performers and teachers that interested in working
with Parkour in a performance context to make contacts, hear news and