Special Events & Other Craic

New Years Eve CocKtail Party

  GREAT GATSBY NEW YEAR’S EVEN COCKTAIL PARTY DECEMBER 31ST – 8 PM TO 1 AM MUSIC BY OUTSIDE CHANCE Open Bar 9 to 12:30 pm Hot & Cold Hors d’ouevres, Seafood, Pasta & Carving Stations Ticket Price: $75 per person. Drop off or mail check payable to GAC, Attn. Social – NYE. Please Reserve […]

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Honoring Gerry & Noreen Forde

St. Patrick’s GAA 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 […]

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Ceili ~ Sunday November 26 @ 2:30 PM

CEILI ~ SUNDAY NOVEMBER 26TH 2:30 – 5:30PM Let’s Dance off that Thanksgiving Dinner to the Music of The Connolly Ceili Band in the Carolan Room.  $15 Cover charge at door Contact: Noreen Forde @ 203-273-0483

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Saturday December 2 from 9-3pm

Celtic Christmas Fair Celtic Christmas Fair has a great selection of Irish vendors and unique crafters so you can do all you holiday shopping in one place. Bring the children & grandchildren to have their photo taken with Santa in front of the GAC’s beautiful stone hearth. For additional information Kelli Grady: bkgrady@msn.com  or Sue Shanahan: sshanaha@optonline.net  

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Nov. 16, 17 & 18 @ 8pm and Nov 19 @2:30pm

Clan na Gael presents Step back in time with us, to Radio Station WBFR on Christmas Eve during the war years of the 1940’s. Where cast, crew and audience are prepped for the live broadcast. IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE, the well loved Christmas show, features more than twenty roles filled by men women and children […]

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Sunday November 13 from 2-4PM

TRAD FOR TROCAIRE  The Irish Clubs of Fairfield Prep, Lauralton Hall, and St. Joseph’s High School, will host the 3rd Annual Trad or Trocaire on Sunday November 13 from 2-4 pm. Trocaire, the official social justice and relief organization of the Catholic Church in Ireland assists poor and impoverished communities in the developing world by […]

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GAA Lecture ~ Sunday, Oct 22, 2017 @ 2PM

THE GAELIC ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION: THE LIFEBLOOD OF IRELAND Presented by Professor Mike Cronin, Academic Director of Boston College Ireland. Professor Cronin was educated at the University of Kent and Oxford University where he was awarded his D.Phil. He has published widely on various aspects of Irish history, and is a renowned scholar in the area […]

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Don Stiffe Concert ~ Friday October 20th @ 7:30PM

DON STIFFE CONCERT FRIDAY OCT 20 @ 7:30PM The GAC is thrilled to present Don Stiffe, critically acclaimed as one of the greatest singer/songwriters to have emerged on the Irish Folk Scene in recent years “Don Stiffe, has a voice of rare expression and distinctive timbre that deserves to be heard far and wide.” So […]

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Congratulations David & Ann Marie Curtin

2018 Greater Bridgeport St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshals David & Ann Marie Curtin are the great-grandchildren of Irish immigrants and very active in the Irish cultural community as members of the Gaelic American Club; Ancient Order of Hibernians, John F Kennedy Division; and long-time supporters of the communion breakfast, St Patrick’s Scholarship dinner and […]

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Day of Irish Language & Culture ~ Sat Oct 7 from 8:30 to 5 pm

Lá Gaeilge The annual Day of Irish Language & Culture Event Saturday, Oct. 7 – 8:30 am – 5 pm You are invited to attend a one-day Irish language immersion course presented by the GAC Irish Language classes and Feile, Inc.  Classes are offered for all levels: No Irish, Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced/Fluent. All class […]

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Trad Music Session

Enjoy live trad music led by the Shamrogues on the first Wednesday of the month from 7-9pm. All musicians are welcomed to sit in on the session. So dust off those instruments, warm up your voice and get energized with Traditional Irish Music.  

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Mary Ellen & Friends In The Pub

Thursday September 14th, 6-8pm come sing along or just listen to Mary Ellen Lyons and members of the Glee Club & Children’s Chorus to encourage singers.  Lots of Irish Songs & plenty of fun!  

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Saturday, September 30th 4 ~ 8:30 PM

Oktoberfest Celebration with Entertainment  by Bernie’s Orchestra  &  Bavarian  Dancers Enjoy Our Oktoberfest Buffet 5 – 7pm Spaten Oktoberfest Beer on Tap Fun & Games Cash Bar $22 Adults and kids 7 and under are $5. Make checks payable to GAC & drop off to Social mailbox or mail to GAC, Attn: Oktoberfest. For more info contact: Social@gacemail.org […]

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Dancing with the GAC Stars III

Meet the GAC Stars! Don’t Miss the GAC Stars Dance for Local Charities on Saturday, October 14th 7PM. Tickets are $22 and can be purchased by mailing  check payable to GAC, 74 Beach Rd., Fairfield, CT 06824 or drop in Social Mailbox. Tickets sell out quickly! Brian Thomas The Tiny Miracles Foundation Joan Hoar St. Ann’s […]

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GAC Irish Immersion Day – July 8th

GAC kids and families! Come to the GAC and take advantage of this great learning opportunity! A series of sessions will be presented throughout the day on various subjects in the Irish Language. The sessions are open to all, including those with no prior Irish whatsoever. English translation and phonetics will be provided for all […]

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Fourth of July at the GAC

Sunday July 2 Town of Fairfield Fireworks Tuesday, July 4 Picnic at club 1-3PM ~ $12 With Music by Mostly Green12-4PM

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All Day Irish Music Session ~ Starts at Noon on Saturday June 10th

TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC DAY SATURDAY JUNE 10 @ NOON ~ The GAC will host the first annual Traditional Irish Music Day (“Trad Day”)in the Pub at noon. There will be a rapid fire series of music sets featuring numerous All-Ireland Champion musicians and singers, as well as our own local musicians and dancers. Featured performers […]

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Wee Irish Festival ~ June 18th with dance, song, piping, food, drink, and great craic from noon to 6pm

With no Irish Festival this year, are you wondering what you’ll do on Father’s Day? Why, let’s have a celebration anyway! Feile, Inc. and the GAC are bringing you a “Wee Festival” Fundraiser! Join  us for a day of dance, song, piping, food, drink, and great craic! Featuring: The Highland Rovers, Camac, Lenihan School of […]

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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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Dancing with the GAC Stars VIII

YOU could be the next winner of the upcoming “Dancing with the GAC Stars VIII”! Seeking members to dance in the 8th annual charity fundraiser on Saturday, October 14th. NO experience necessary. Members of ALL ages welcome, including children. This is your chance to be a part of one of the most spectacular events at the […]

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