Clubs & Activities


Saturday Morning Runners Club

The GAC Saturday Morning Running Club                Meet Saturday mornings at 9am, walk to the Fairfield Beach Club and back to the GAC is 1.5 miles. Map Meet Saturday mornings at 8:30am. Run from GAC to Old Post, to South Benson, to Clinton, to Oyster, to Jennings Beach Parking […]

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2018 ~ The Year of Irish Language

The Irish Government has declared 2018 the Year of Irish Language. People are encouraged to speak or learn some (or more) Irish. In light of that, the following Irish events are offered: A new display exists at the front desk, in which every couple of months there will be a different set of handouts with […]

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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

The Children’s Chorus The Children’s Chorus is on hiatus and dates for rehearsals will be announced.  All school-aged member children are invited to join in learning Irish music through movement and singing! 2018 will be the fifth season for our GAC Children’s Chorus. Over the past two years the Children’s Chorus has performed for Memorial […]

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Clan na Gael News

Clan na Gael SPRING 2018 PRODUCTION THURSDAY THRU SUNDAY APRIL 5TH, 6TH, & 7TH @ 8PM AND SUNDAY APRIL 8TH @ 2:30PM Cabaret seating, bring your eatables. Drinks available at the bar. For Reservations call Bette at: 203-767-0117. Or email her at: Clan na Gael is in it’s 31st year and continues to present plays […]

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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 August 31st 6-9pm Family Fun Night Family Fun Night is an opportunity for our young families to come down to the club and have some fun and a meal together.  Family Fun Night takes place the last Friday of the month from 6-9pm. (except for February)   Corky and his staff will […]

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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 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   The GAC Glee Club is on hiatus and dates for rehearsals will be announced.  So watch for announcements and plan to 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.  Recent Performances The […]

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Irish Dance

All levels of Irish dance instruction are offered.

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Irish Language ~ Foghlaim Gaeilge

From June calendar  Is fearr Gaeilge briste, ná Béarla clíste. The quote above from GAC’s June Calendar is pronounced: Iss faar Gay-el-geh brish-teh naw Bay-er-lah clish-teh ~ meaning: “Broken Irish is better than clever English” 2018 IS YEAR OF IRISH LANGUAGE The Irish Government has declared 2018 the Year of Irish Language. People are encouraged […]

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Irish Literature Group

Irish Literature Group On Monday, April 16th at 7:30, we will meet to discuss Emma Donoghue’s The Wonder. The novel concerns an English nurse brought to a small Irish village to observe what appears to be a miracle-a girl said to have survived without food for months. The nurse soon finds herself fighting to save […]

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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

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Seniors Activities

  Senior Lunch is Thursday may 31 at 12 noon ~ Senior Lunch Thursday, May 27 at 12 noon.  Don’t forget to call for reservations by Sunday, April 22nd. Cost for lunch $7 for members and $9 for non-members. Ann Hague 203-374-5198; Shirley McMenamy 203-268-5083; Sally Savage 203-366-4826. Senior Lunch is generally the last Thursday, of […]

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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

The next TRIVIA NIGHT IS August 3rd at 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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