Clubs & Activities

Irish History | Stair Na Héireann

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25 Card Game

Card players will be off for the month of May. 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 […]

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Trivia Night

September 1st  @ 8pm – the color this month is WHTE 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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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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Clan na Gael News

Catch up on all Clan na Gael Players Events and maybe even come play with us! History The Clan na Gael Players had a humble beginning in 1987. Cardboard sets, lights in tin cans, folks dragged in from the bar to play a part! Ahh, but the audience enthusiasm towards this raggle-taggle group—that’s what made […]

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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

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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 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: 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

The Group will Thursday 9/21 at 7 pm to discuss Queen of Dirt Island by Donal Ryan. The story is set in Tipperary and follows four generations of women. 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. For contact: […]

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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 […]

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Seniors Activities

Senior Lunch ~ Thursday May 25th@ noon  with our special guest The Youthful Hearts  so come enjoy the music! Please make reservations by Sunday 05/21 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 […]

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Set Dancing

Set dancing HAPPENS eVERY tHURSDAY @ 7:30PM 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  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 […]

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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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