Clubs & Activities

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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25 Card Game

Card players meet every Thursday at 7:30 pm in the Carolan Room. 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 […]

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Children’s Chorus

The Children’s Chorus is on hiatus ~ but stay tuned for it’s return The following information is here for reference only as the group is presently on break ~ stay tuned for the return of the children’s chorus All school-aged member children are invited to join in learning Irish music through movement and singing! 2018 […]

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Fairfield GAC Over 40 Soccer Club

Soccer Club News The Fairfield GAC FC Over 40 team was asked to participate in the USASA Over 40 National Cup based on our success 2 years ago in that competition. This year, USASA asked more teams to participate. In Region 1 (which includes all states from from Maine to Virginia) . The Over 40 […]

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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 fairfieldgaelicpipeband.org.

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Family Fun Night

family fun night GENERALLY HAPPENS ON THE LAST FRIDAY OF THE from 6 to 9pm 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 […]

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Fireside Friend’s Knitting Group

Ever dreamed of knitting a sweater? Or even an afghan blanket. Just bring your yarn and needles and join the GAC’s Fireside Friends every Monday night at 7.pm. in the dining pub. For more information, please call Mary O’Driscoll at (202).414.9462.

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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 […]

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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: lenihanschool@hotmail.com Website: […]

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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 – […]

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Irish Literature Group

October 20th at 6pm to discuss Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell. The novel is a New York Times Notable Book and National Book Critics Circle Award winner. Drawing on O’Farrell’s long-term fascination with the little known story behind Shakespeare’s play, Hamnet is a luminous portrait of a marriage, at its heart the loss of a beloved […]

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Monday Night Musicians

Young or old, beginner or advanced, Monday night is your time to practice with the instruments associated with Irish Traditional Music. Come by every Monday at 8:00 pm! For more information, please email Tim Quinn at tmquinn@optonline.net.

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Seniors Activities

Senior Lunch ~ Senior Lunch is generally the last Thursday, of the month  at 12 noon.  But please do call for reservations by the Sunday prior to the Lunch.  Cost for lunch $7 for members and $9 for non-members.   Ann Hague 203-374-5198; Shirley McMenamy 203-268-5083; Sally Savage 203-366-4826. Are you retired with some free time? Why not […]

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Set Dancing

Set dancing will resume on September 16 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 […]

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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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Trivia Night

 TRIVIA NIGHT is back on July 10th @ 7pm (rain date 7/17)   GAC’s infamous Trivia Night (the outside edition) is happening on July 10th @ 7pm. Please call (203 254 0673) to reserve a table as this event will sell out! No snacks can be brought into the Club (as per the Governor’s regulations), […]

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St. Patrick’s Hurling & Football Club

ANNUAL DINNER DANCE St Patrick’s GAA Club will host it’s annual dinner dance beginning at 6:30 pm on Saturday Dec. 1nd at the GAC. We are pleased to announce that the recipients of the 2018 “Gaels of the Year” Award are Jim and Caroline Feeney for all their hard work, dedication and countless hours of […]

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Saturday Morning Runners Club

The Saturday Morning Runners (and Walkers) club is active year round and all are welcome to walk or run the courses provided at anytime on their own.  Ken Gallagher will be available as a guide on Saturday’s from Oct to April, weather and holiday’s permitting.               5k route: Meet […]

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