Clubs & Activities

 

25 Card Game

Card players meet every Thursday at 7:30 pm in the Carolan Room. How 25 is played: The game of 25 can be played with any number of players, preferably from 5 to 10, not to exceed 10 players. The object of the game is to see who gets 25 first. Each trick is considered 5 […]

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Children’s Chorus

Join the Children’s Chorus Rehearsals resumed on Thursday  November 2nd and will continue every Thursday at 5:30PM for five weeks up to our Christmas performance on December 9th. All school-aged member children are invited to join in learning Irish music through movement and singing! 2017 will be the fourth season for our GAC Children’s Chorus. […]

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Clan na Gael News

7TH ONE ACT PLAYWRIGHT CONTEST The Clan Na Gael Players are please to announce the winners of the 7th One Act Playwright Contest. The winning plays are: • Tour de eclipse by Rose Leahy • Michael’s Wedding by Alison Flannery • Egg, scrambled by Rob Rooney The winning plays will be read on Sunday, Oct […]

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Fairfield GAC Over 40 Soccer Club

Seeks players for the fall season in the Shoreline Adult Soccer League, which begins Aug. 17. Home field matches are played at Fairfield Ludlowe High School.

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Fairfield Gaelic Pipe Band

Lessons for all ability levels from beginners to advanced, of all ages, meets on Mondays at 6:30pm. The band practices in the auditorium of the First Church Congregational in Fairfield (diagonally across the parking lot from the GAC, on the corner of Beach & the Old Post Road). We look forward to seeing you! For […]

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Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night is Friday September 30th from 6-9PM ~ Family Fun Night Challenge Join us Friday, November 24th (the night after thanksgiving) for Family Fun Night! DJ Charlie will provide the music to ‘dance your sillies out’, Corky and his staff will provide a ‘kid-friendly’ delicious $5 buffet. All of this happens from 6-9PM. […]

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Fireside Friend’s Knitting Group

Ever dreamed of knitting a sweater? Or even an afghan blanket. Just bring your yarn and needles and join the GAC’s Fireside Friends every Monday night at 7.pm. in the dining pub. For more information, please call Mary O’Driscoll at (202).414.9462.

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Freamh Eireann Genealogy Group

Fréamh Éireann meets Saturday June 10th @ 10:30pm. Fréamh Éireann, the Gaelic words for “Irish Roots”, is the name of our genealogy group.  Our interest lies in assisting members of the Fairfield Gaelic – American Club (GAC) interested in researching their family roots.  We focus on, but are not limited to, Irish family research. Functioning […]

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GAA Games for Ireland

SCHEDULE Sunday, May 28 9:00am GAA Ulster Football Senior Championship: Derry VS. Tyrone 11:00am GAA Leinster Hurling Championship: Dublin Vs. Galway Saturday, June 3 2:00pm GAA Leinster Football Championship: Dublin Vs. Carlow Sunday, June 4 9:00am GAA Ulster Football Championship: Down Vs. Armagh 11:00am GAA Munster Hurling Championship Semi-Final: Clare VS. Limerick The GAC broadcasts […]

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GAC Glee Club

 Join the Glee Club GAC Glee Club is on summer break, but we’ll be welcoming new members when rehearsals begin the third Wednesday of September,. So join us as we prepare a unique program of song from the Irish in America. The Glee Club is a great way to celebrate our Irish Heritage. The group rehearses […]

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Irish Dance

All levels of Irish dance instruction are offered.

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Irish Language ~ Foghlaim Gaeilge

Wednesday Evenings: Irish Grammar Class 7:00-8:00 PM, contact JMinehan@gmail.com. Thursday Evenings: Kids/Parents Irish Learning Helper Session: 6:30-7:30 PM, contact DesNolan@optonline.net.  Beginners Irish Class 6:30-7:30 PM, contact Cecia.Dalzel@quinnipac.edu. Lower Intermediate Irish Class 7:30-8:30,  DesNolan@optonline.net.  Higher Intermediate Class – meets Thursday from 6:30-7:30, contact JMinehan@gmail.com. Grupa Comhra – 7:30- 9:00 PM, contact Cait 203-459-9686.  

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Irish Literature Group

Literature Group The group will meet on Monday, November 20th at 7:30pm. We’ll be reading a novella by Claire Keegan called Foster which describes a small girl being sent to live with foster parents on a farm in rural Ireland, without knowing when she will return home. The novella can be read online for free […]

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Monday Night Musicians

Young or old, beginner or advanced, Monday night is your time to practice with the instruments associated with Irish Traditional Music. Come by every Monday at 8:00 pm! For more information, please email Tim Quinn at tmquinn@optonline.net.

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Seniors Activities

Senior Lunch is Thursday OCTOBER 30th at 12 noon ~ Please bring non-perishable food items for Operation Hope to the Senior Lunch on Thursday, September 29th at 12 noon.  Don’t forget to call for reservations by Sunday, September 24th. Cost for lunch $7 for members and $9 for non-members. Ann Hague 203-374-5198; Shirley McMenamy 203-268-5083; Sally […]

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Set Dancing

Have you ever sat and watched a group on Set Dancers circling around and round. They all seem like they are having a grand old time. Then why not join them. Well here’s your chance…Lace up your dance shoes because Set dancing resumes on Thursday Sept. 14th at 7:30pm. All are welcome! Brian Reynolds 203-214-2921.

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Trivia Night

TRIVIA NIGHT IS FRIDAY nOVEMBER 3RD @ 8PM ~ We have prizes for Trivia… gift cards / drink certificates and holiday prize bags.  Free admission… You can order food in from the kitchen or bring your own snacks too! Play in teams… bring some friends and form a team or make some new ones! Any […]

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8-Ball Pool Tournament

Meets Tuesdays at 7:30. The winning team will each receive a $50 gift card. Join in on the fun. For more info call John 203-767-2847

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St. Patrick’s Hurling & Football Club

Annual Dinner Dance St Patrick’s GAA Club will host it’s annual dinner dance beginning at 6:30 pm on Saturday Dec. 2nd at the GAC. We are pleased to announce that the recipients of the 2017 “Gaels of the Year” Award are Gerry & Noreen Forde for all their hard work, dedication and countless hours of […]

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