Special Events & Other Craic

Thursday April 12 @ 8:00-11:30

Swinging Paddies Direct From Ireland ~ Thursday April 12 @ 8:00-11:30 ~ $20 Includes Tea/Coffee, Soda Bread & Finger Foods  Contact Noreen Forde 203-273-0483  

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Evening with Two Extraordinary Women 4/11 @ 7:30

AN EVENING WITH TWO EXTRAODINARY WOMEN Mags Riordan and Suzanne Strempek Shea Wednesday, April 11th @ 7:30pm ~ Tickets $10 Mags Riordan is a guidance counselor turned humanitarian who has built and now runs a medical clinic in the south central African country of Malawi. Riordan first traveled to Malawi from her native County Kerry […]

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Love in the Title ~ April 5, 6, 7 & 8th.

LOVE IN THE TITLE   by Hugh Leonard   Set in a field in Limerick, three generations – grandmother, mother and daughter – meet on a summer’s day, where three time periods blend: Katie’s present day 2006, Catriona as a housewife in 1964, and Cat as a spirited 20 year old in 1932.    Come […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Schedule

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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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8th Annual One Act Play-writing Contest

The Clan Na Gael Players are pleased to announce that the 8th Annual One Act Play-writing Contest will commence March 15th and run thru August 15th 2018. Please email Naoneil@charter.net for the 2018 Contest Instructions and Official Submission Form. Please contact Nancy O’Neil at (203) 377-1070 with any contest questions.

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Children’s St. Patrick’s Day Party

Join us for the fun Saturday, March 10th 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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Clan na Gael Spring Production

Thursday thru Saturday 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: betteleary@gmail.com. Clan na Gael is in it’s 31st year and continues to present plays by or about the Irish. Thank […]

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St. Patrick’s GAA Club News

ST. PATRICK’S SPRING CHAMPIONSHIP 2018 St. Patrick’s congratulates the 47 boys and girls who completed the “Introduction to Gaelic Football” training over the past six weeks. An additional session has been added for Sunday March 25th in Stamford. Please see website www.stpatricksgfc.org for more details or email: admin@stpatricksgfc.org. UPCOMING PROGRAMS AND EVENTS St. Patrick’s invites […]

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Cultural Night ~ March 14th @ 6:30pm

CULTURAL NIGHT – WEDNESDAY MARCH 14 – 6:30 PM The Shamrogues Lenihan School of Irish Dance St. Patrick’s Gaelic Football Club Fairfield Gaelic Pipe Band Clan na Gael Set Dancers Irish Language Club

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Guinness Events 3/12 & 3/25

Monday March 12 ~ Learn to Pour Your Own Guinness All Participants get a complementary full glass of Guinness from 7-9pm in the Pub. Sunday March 25th ~ Guinness Glass Etching from 1-3pm in the Pub. Space is Limited ~ First come First Serve!

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Ceili in The Carolan Room 3/10

SATURDAY MARCH 10TH 4 TO 7PM Kick up your heels and get warmed up for St Patrick’s Day at the GAC’s Ceili in the Carolan Room with music by The Connolly Ceili Band ☘ $15 admission. Contact: Noreen Forde 203-273-0483.

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My Name is Joan – February 25, @ 2:30 pm

A documentary about club member, Susan Drew’s search for her birth mother. She was born Joan Fagan to an unwed mother in the St. Patrick Mother and Baby Home in Dublin, Ireland in 1949. The film follow’s Susan’s journey to find her true identity, it also highlights the illegal exporting of children by the Catholic […]

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Dying the Good Death: The Irish Wake and American Popular Culture

Irish History Lecture Sunday, Feb 18, 2017 @ 2 -4pm Presented By Dr. Bridget English, University of Illinois at Chicago Beginning with the nineteenth century notion of an “American wake”–a party thrown for loved ones immigrating to America–this talk will explore the significance of the Irish wake as a point of contact between Irish and American […]

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Club Closed New Year Day

May your troubles be less, And your blessings be more. And nothing but happiness come through your door.

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Maddie Mitchell and Drew Newcomb, Named Mr. & Miss Shamrock

Congratulations Maddie Mitchell and Drew Newcomb, who were named Mr. and Miss Shamrock and runners up Maggie Buckley and Timothy Forde. All were awarded college scholarships from Greater Bridgeport St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee.  Well done and wishing you all great success in college! (Left to Right: Maggie Buckley, Timothy Forde, Drew Newcomb and Maddie […]

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It’s Time to Renew Your Membership

GAC MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL 2018 If you have a working email on file with us, you will receive notification on Jan 1 to renew your GAC membership for 2018. If you have no email or have requested paper billing, your invoice will arrive in the mail after December 28th. For the first time, we are offering […]

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Children’s Christmas Party

Saturday December 16th 11-1pm Food available for $5 and a visit from Santa! For info Kelly phone (203) 913-6242 or kellyanntakacs@yahoo.com  

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Learn to Sing Christmas Carols in Irish

It’s always a fun time and No Prior Irish is Needed! English translations, phonetical pronunciations and videos links will be provided. Kids with Parents, Thursday,  Dec  7th @ 6:30pm. Teens / Adults, Thursday,  Dec. 7th @ 7:30pm. Seating is limited in the Cultural Room, so to reserve your spot please contact DesNolan@OptOnline.net    

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GAC Blood Drive 12.6 from 1:30 to 6:45

Donating blood is the ultimate gift that can save a life ~ So come out to the GAC Blood Drive on 12/6 roll up your sleeves and give a pint!  So see you Wednesday December 6 from 1:30-6:45!  

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