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

  Joining the Children’s Chorus 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. First rehearsal this year is Wednesday, September 27th. Over the past two years the Children’s Chorus has performed for Memorial Masses, Christmas Fairs, a […]

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Clan na Gael

Clan na Gael Celebrates 30 years of presenting plays by or about the Irish. We continue in our fine tradition by offering these upcoming programs: 2017 One Act Playwriting Contest ~ Accepting submission  until August 15; Writers Workshop ~ June 28th; Free 4-Week Summer Workshop ~ July 25th; Auditions for Fall Production ~ Sept 30th […]

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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 June 30th from 6-9PM ~ Family Fun Night Challenge In connection with the Senior Luncheon we’ll be collecting canned goods for Operation Hope. Each family is asked to bring in one canned good. We’ll also offer a Celtic Knotwork Drawing Session: materials and instructions will be provided for drawing basic […]

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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 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 at the club from 7 to 9PM every Wednesday. Come and give it a try! Recent Performances The rejuvenated Glee Club […]

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Irish Dance

All levels of Irish dance instruction are offered.

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Irish Language ~ Foghlaim Gaeilge

New Beginner and Intermediate Classes Thursdays at 6:30 to 7:30 and 7:30 to 8:30 respectively. New Beginner Thursdays 6:30-7:30 pm upstairs in the Cultural Room – Contact Cecia.dalzel@quinnipac.edu. New Intermediate Class – Thursdays 7:30-8:30 pm upstairs in the Cultural Room. Classes meet every Thursday. For more information and to register, contact Desnolan@optonline.net New Grammar Class-Intermediate […]

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Irish Literature Group

Literature Group Do you like to read? Would you like to discuss a book written by or about the Irish, be it a mystery, a thriller or just some romance? Join in September when we resume the Irish Literature Group on the 3rd Monday of the month at 7:30 pm. For more information phone Clare Burnett […]

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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 June 29th at 12 noon ~ Please bring non-perishable food items for Operation Hope to the Senior Lunch on Thursday, June 29nd at 12 noon.  Don’t forget to call for reservations by Sunday, June 25th. 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. They would love to teach you. For more information, please call Carol Ruddy at (203) 255.2702.

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Trivia Night

TRIVIA NIGHT IS FRIDAY JUNE 2nd @ 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 questions or […]

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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

St. Patrick’s GFC is the fastest growing Gaelic football club in the tri-state area.  The club, headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut, was created in 2003 to provide training, instruction, and athletic competition in Ireland’s favorite sport, Gaelic football.  Prior to the Club’s inception, children and adults interested in learning or competing in Gaelic football had to […]

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