Viewers left with 'goosebumps' as RTÉ's Centenary is dubbed the 'new Riverdance'

Some of Ireland's biggest talents came together for the special

Viewers left with 'goosebumps' as RTÉ's Centenary is dubbed the 'new Riverdance'

If you're wondering why Centenary has been trending all over your Twitter and Facebook timelines, it's because RTÉ just pulled off the greatest piece of art to date.

Some of the country's best known singers, musicians and performers came together for Centenary - a special show in Dublin's Bord Gáis Energy Theatre to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Rising.

While there has been some incredible events on this weekend to remember the historic event that changed our nation forever, this RTÉ show truly captivated everybody.

Artists including Imelda May, Jack Lukeman, Gavin James, The High Kings, Colm Wilkinson, Danny O’Reilly, Roisin O, Sharon Shannon and Seo Linn all performed.

People quickly took to Twitter to compare the show to Riverdance, with users admitting they felt prouder than ever to be Irish:

 

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Last week siblings Roisin O, Danny O'Reilly and their cousin Aoife Scott released a video of their upcoming performance of Grace, blowing people away

If you missed out on this sensational piece of art, then make sure to watch it back on the RTE Player.

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