Clubs & Activities

Irish History | Stair Na Héireann

THERE ISN’T ANYTHING MORE THE SEA CAN DO TO ME” A MARITIME HISTORY OF MODERN IRISH LITERATURE” Our May 5, 2024 Irish History Lecture will be presented by  Nels Pearson, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of English at Fairfield University. (Carolan Room, 2-4 pm) The topic of the talk will be the role of the sea … Continue reading Irish History | Stair Na Héireann

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25 Card Game

JOIN US SUNDAY MAY 21ST  AROUND NOON (IRISH TIME). 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 points. To begin … Continue reading 25 Card Game

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Trivia Night

Join us on 06.07.2024 for another fun filled night of trivia. Oh and don’t forget to wear  TIE DYE. Trivia Night takes place on the first Friday of the month – and hands down one of the highlights of the GAC’s monthly activities so don’t miss out – you could win some cool stuff!  

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Clan na Gael News

Catch up on all Clan na Gael Players Events and maybe even come play with us! CLAN NA GAEL’S SPRING PRODUCTION Auditions for the Clan na Gael spring production of Jimmy Keary’s comedy “Marrying Mike” will be held at the club on March 2nd from 2-4 p.m. and March 3rd from 1-3 p.m. You may prepare … Continue reading Clan na Gael News

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Fairfield Gaelic Pipe Band

The group practices Mondays at 6:30pm in the Carolan Room of the GAC. Lessons also available for all ages and ability levels. For more information, please call Fairfield Gaelic Pipe Band (475)329-0202 or visit

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Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night is BACK! Friday March 29th from 6-9pm with a $5 kids buffet 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 … Continue reading Family Fun Night

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GAA Games from Ireland

GAA at the gac   Gaelic Football Gaelic Football can be described as a mixture of soccer and rugby, although it predates both of those games. It is a field game which has developed as a distinct game similar to the progression of Australian Rules. Indeed it is thought that Australian Rules evolved from Gaelic … Continue reading GAA Games from Ireland

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Irish Dance

The Lenihan School of Irish Dance teaches at the GAC and several other convenient  locations and offer instructions for all levels of Irish dance.  If you’ve been to any of the festivities at the GAC that include dancers, you would have seen the Lenihan Dancers performing. Classes Begin on Monday September 13th!   Contact: Website: … Continue reading Irish Dance

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Irish Language ~ Foghlaim Gaeilge

The Group meets Thursday Evenings via Zoom 6:45 beginners | 7:30 intermediate For more information: Cait Thopsey – 203-459-9686   UPCOMING EVENTS LA GAEILGE DAY OF IRISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE The Irish Language class will once again be presenting a La Gaeilge day of Irish Language and Culture on Saturday, Oct. 2, from 9 am … Continue reading Irish Language ~ Foghlaim Gaeilge

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Irish Literature Group

Everyone is always welcome to attend even if you didn’t have time to read or finish the book it’s fun to hear other’s thoughts. We meet in the room at the top of the stairs and all are welcome. For contact: Mary Ellen Keresey   The Irish Literature Group will meet on Thursday, June … Continue reading Irish Literature Group

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Shamrock Traditional Irish Music Society (STIMS)

Shamrock Traditional Irish Music Society (STIMS), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of traditional Irish music and culture. STIMS’s all-volunteer performance group The Shamrogues  play traditional Irish reels, jigs, hornpipes, and airs on a variety of traditional and modern instruments and song,  The meet on  Wednesday  for Trad Music Seisiún (7-9pm) and … Continue reading Shamrock Traditional Irish Music Society (STIMS)

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Seniors Activities

Senior Lunch ~ Thursday June 27th @ noon Please make reservations by Sunday 06/23 Lunch price is $9 members. non-members $11 Shirley McMenamy 203-268-5083;Sally Savage 203-366-4826. Lunch price is $9 members. non-members $11 Please make Reservations by phoning: Shirley McMenamy 203-268-5083; or Sally Savage 203-366-4826. Senior Lunch is generally the last Thursday, of the month  at … Continue reading Seniors Activities

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Set Dancing

Set dancing HAPPENS eVERY tHURSDAY @ 7PM 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. 16th at … Continue reading Set Dancing

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Trad Music Session

Enjoy live trad music led by the Shamrogues on  Wednesdays  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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St. Patrick’s Hurling & Football Club

St. Patrick’s GFC is the fastest growing Gaelic football club in the tri-state area. The club, headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut, was created in 2003 to provide training, instruction, and athletic competition in Ireland’s favorite sport, Gaelic football. Prior to the Club’s inception, children and adults interested in learning or competing in Gaelic football had to … Continue reading St. Patrick’s Hurling & Football Club

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