Special Events & Other Craic

Memorial Day Celebration!

WE NEED YOU TO REPRESENT THE GAC AT THE FAIRFIELD MEMORIAL DAY PARADE Members are needed to march in Fairfield’s Memorial Day Parade on Monday May 29 @ 10AM The GAC and Feile, Inc. will assemble in column facing north on Beaumont Street with head on Post Road, and we will line up between Fairfield […]

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New Member Gathering ~ Thursday May 25 from 6-7pm.

Membership Cards will be distributed in the Carolan Room to new members and tours of the Club will also be provided as well as questions answered. Volunteers are most welcome to assist with tours. Committee chairs should plan to have a table set up with information about their committee and about how members can volunteer. […]

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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 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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Mother’s Day Brunch ~ SORRY SOLD OUT!

MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH Celebrate Mom at the GAC on Sunday, May 14th. Join us for a delicious Mother’s Day Brunch from 12-2pm. $20 per person and $12 for Kids 12-years old and under. All Mom’s will enjoy a free mimosa. Printable copy  

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The Pride of New York Concert Saturday May 20th @ 8PM – $20 per person | kids $5

THE PRIDE OF NEW YORK CONCERT SATURDAY MAY 20TH @ 8PM Admission $20 ~ Children only $5 Four giants of traditional Irish music, Brendan Dolan, Brian Conway, Joanie Madden & Bill McComiskey have pooled their talents to create the East Coast’s premier not-for-profit live Irish Traditional Music band. They take their name from the rich […]

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Brexit and Ireland: Disaster or Promise? Sunday May 7th from 2 – 4PM

Irish History Lecture ~ Sunday May 7 @ 2PM The Gaelic American Club Genealogy and Language Groups will host “Brexit and Ireland:  Disaster or Promise?”, the 18th in a series of Lectures on Irish History. This lecture is presented by Louise Blakeney Williams, Ph.D., Professor of History at Central Connecticut State University since 1997.  Louise Blakeney […]

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2017 Connacht Senior Gaelic Football Championship:New York GAA vs Sligo

New York vs Sligo.  Attention all fans of Gaelic games!  The GAC will sponsor a bus trip to Gaelic Park, Bronx, NY, leaving the Club at 1:30 pm on Sunday May 7th for the first match of the 2017 Connacht Senior Gaelic Football Championship as the New York GAA take on Sligo (travelling out from […]

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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

St. Patrick’s GAA Club will host its annual Cúl Camp, a summer camp in Gaelic football, hurling & camogie for children 5-15 years of age from June 26-30 at Notre Dame H.S., Fairfield. Cúl Camps are held in every county in Ireland and throughout North America. Whether you’re an experienced player seeking to improve skills or have […]

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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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