[Grammar] Adjective order: [traditional Irish/Irish traditional] dance

naweewra

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Hello,

Which sentence sounds better?

a) Riverdance breathes new life into traditional Irish dance.

b) Riverdance breathes new life into Irish traditional dance.

Thank you.

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Roman55

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I am not a teacher.

a)
 

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Both are used in Ireland.
 

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I would use 1 because the main noun is "Irish dance". That is a recognised form of dance. What type of Irish dance is it? It's traditional Irish dance.
 

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What kind of traditional dance is it? It's Irish traditional dance. ;-)
 

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Fair point. The first still sounds​ more natural to me but maybe that's simply because that's how it's generally said in the UK.
 
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