Special Events & Other Craic

Dancing with the GAC Stars III

The contestants have been chosen and rehearsal under way so watch for ticket sales and see first hand who will champion the 8th Annual Dancing with the GAC Stars Charity Fundraiser on Saturday night October 14th.

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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

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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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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Ceili in the Carolan Room

Ceili in the Carolan Room March 11th 6 to 9.30 pm Music by The Pride of Moyvane, Who come to us all the way from NYC. So put on those dancing shoes. Bring your friends, a bit bring a finger food and get warmed up for St Patrick’s Day! $20 at the door.

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Annual Cúl Camp

Cúl Camp – 2017 In June, St. Patrick’s GAA Club hosted its annual Cúl Camp, a summer camp in Gaelic football, hurling & camogie with 65 children participating, ranging in ages from 6-15 years of age from June 26-30 at Notre Dame H.S., Fairfield.  Cúl Camps are held in every county in Ireland and throughout […]

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53rd Annual St. Patricks Scholaship Dinnner

Monday, March 13, 2017 at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn at 7:00pm. The Scholarship Fund is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization which provides an annual contribution to full-time college students for each of four years of study regardless of race, religion, creed or color. In addition to the annual dinner, the committee graciously accepts private donations. […]

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Oral Video History Project The Feile, Inc. sponsored Oral Video History Project is moving forward. We began by collecting interviews from fifty six subjects. They graciously shared their own unique emigration stories with remembrances, feelings, thoughts and insights. We then copied each interview to a dvd and presented one to each person interviewed. Our plan […]

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Finn Magill & Paul McKenna Concert

Finn Magill & Paul McKenna Friday March 24 @ 7pm This award winning duo is sure to get your toes tapping and your heartstrings snapping with their mix of traditional tunes and original songs. Don’t miss this special show in the Carolan Rm. Fee $20.

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“My Name is Joan” A Documentary

“My Name is Joan” A Documentary Wednesday March 8th @ 6pm Bethel Cinema The story of Susan Drew, (known to many of us at the GAC) was born Joan Fagan to an unwed mother in the St. Patrick Mother and Baby Home in Dublin, Ireland in 1949.  While the documentary chronicles Susan’s journey to find her true identity, it also […]

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Children’s St. Patrick’s Day Party

Join us for the fun Saturday, March 11th from 11 am to 1 pm for Children’s St. Patrick’s Day Party that  includes a performance & mini lesson by Lenihan School of Dance. There will also be a  buffet lunch available for $5. Contact Kelly Takacs kellyanntakacs@yahoo.com

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Cultural Night

Celebrate your Irish Heritage Wednesday March 8th @ 7:30pm . Emceed by Noel McGovern, GAC’s Cultureal Night features The Shamrogues, Lenihan School of Irish Dance, St. Patrick’s Gaelic Football Club, Fairfield Gaelic Pipe Ban, Clan na Gael, Set Dancers  Irish Language Club

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McLean Avenue Band

Kick Off To St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Sunday March 5 from 4-8 PM in the Carolan Room. Be ready to kick up your heels to the energetic tunes of the McLean Avenue Band!

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Lúnasa with Karan Casey

Lúnasa with Karan Casey ~ Wednesday March 1 @ 7:30pm One of the most popular bands on the international Celtic music scene Lúnasa will be joined by Karan Casey, one of the most innovative and proactive voices in Irish folk music. TICKETS: General Public: $30; Senior Citizens: $25; Faculty/Staff/Alumni: $25; Students (with ID): $15. For […]

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