Special Events & Other Craic

Children’s St. Patrick’s Day Party March 9th @ 11am

CHILDREN’S ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARTY Saturday, March 9th ~ 11am to 1pm So much fun for the wee ones. more details to come

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Guinness Glass Etching 5-7pm

GET IT ON A GUINNESS PINT GLASS ! Thursday, March 7th 5to 7pm Get your engraved St. Patrick’s Day Guinness Glass. In person sign up begins when pub opens at 4pm on the day of event.

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Liz McNicholl’s Family Show

LIZ MCNICHOLL’S INTERACTIVE FAMILY SHOW Sunday, March 3rd at 1:00 pm Liz McNicholl is a native of Co. Meath and GAC Member, and she’ll perform an interactive children’s concert. Her program is geared toward children of all ages and those young at heart! Come join the fun while fostering Irish culture and enrichment for the […]

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IRISH TRAD MUSIC CONCERT

Breaking Trad Saturday March 9th @ 7:30PM – Admission is $25 Dónal Murphy (accordion), from Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick, is a winner of numerous All-Ireland titles on both button accordion and melodeon. David Doocey (fiddle) from Foxford, Co. Mayo, is a winner of multiple awards including the All-Ireland Senior Fiddle competition and the coveted Fiddler of […]

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CÉILI IN THE CAROLAN ROOM

CÉILÍ – SUNDAY MARCH 10 @4PM IN THE CAROLAN ROOM. Whether you come and kick up your heels or just tap to feet to the music by Seagda Coyle (Button Accordion) Eugene Bender (Fiddle), Krista Charles (Keyboards). The Céilí sessions at the GAC are always great craic. Admission is $20 at the Door Light refreshments […]

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GAC’s 2024 Executive Committee

Congratulations to GAC’s newly elected Executive Committee Faith Maciver President Joan Greenwood Vice-President Griffin Reidy -Sergeant-at-Arms Tracy James Directory 3-Years Pru O’Brien Recording Secretary Tom Egan Financial Secretary Tony Hogan Director 1-Year Tom Langdon Treasurer Kelly Rasmussen Director 2-Years

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Irish History | Stair Na Héireann

GO RAIBH MILE MAITH AGAT The Fréamh Éireann Genealogy Group would like to thank Féile and the Irish Language Group for their continued sponsorship of our Irish History Lectures. In May, we will be presenting our 33rd Lecture! Our February lecture, presented by Brendan Kane, Ph.D, was on Irish Bardic Poets. THERE ISN’T ANYTHING MORE […]

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First Friday Trad Musican

Loretta Egan Murphy | March 1st from 6-8pm This month’s Special Guest is Loretta Egan Murphy. Loretta plays the button accordion and the concertina. She is the winner of numerous national awards and has taught Irish music to hundreds of students in New York and Connecticut. Her CD, Beyond the Watery Lane, received critical acclaim […]

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New Irish Language Beginners Class

10 Week Beginners Irish Course  beginning Tuesday Sept 12th 6:45 PM . Classes can be taken in person at the Gaelic-American Club in Fairfield and/or via Zoom. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The class will start with three themes: 1) 20 Minutes – Speaking Irish: Taught using the communicative method and based on the European Framework for teaching […]

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LÁ GAEILGE

LÁ GAEILGE: THE ANNUAL DAY OF IRISH LANGUAGE & CULTURE EVENT Saturday, October 7 FROM 8:30AM – 4:30PM One-day Irish language immersion course for all levels of speakers, presented by the GAC Irish Language group and Féile, Inc.   The day features classes taught by Fulbright Scholars, cultural workshops, door prizes, “coffee & tea” all […]

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St. Patrick’s Gaelic Football & Hurling Club

Registration is open for Spring Season U7 – U17 Season runs from April – June with weekly games and/or practice. All players must be registered to play in any games and/or tournaments. Gaelic Sports Summer Camp -Cul Camp June 26 – June 30th from 9am-3pm at Notre Dame High School $300 For more information contact […]

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25 Card Game

JOIN US SUNDAY MARCH 24TH  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 […]

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Trivia Night

Friday March 1st @ 8pm (sorry no Trivia in February). So join us on 03.01.2024 for another fun filled night of trivia. Oh and don’t forget to wear some Green. 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 […]

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St Patrick’s Day Photo Gallery

“Cead mile failte, 100,000 welcomes. Ireland and the Irish are famous for that sentiment, for the sincerity of their welcome and I want you to feel that uniquely Irish sentiment here today. I want you to feel like you’ve been welcomed home. This past year, Ireland has felt much further away than any time is […]

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Dining At the GAC

Menu can be viewed on home page. The GAC will update safety precautions as necessary KITCHEN HOURS Wednesday & Thursday: Kitchen open at 4 closes at 9pm Friday: Kitchen open at 4 and closes at 10pm Saturday: Kitchen open at 12 and closes at 10pm Sunday: Kitchen open at 12 and closes at 8pm EXTENDED PUB […]

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Fantastic Start to Fundraising Efforts for Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum of Fairfield, INC

(Left to right) John Foley President of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum of Fairfield, Inc. Amy O’Shea Vice President of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum of Fairfield, Inc. Connecticut State Senator Tony Hwang Dr. Christine Kinealy PhD founding director of Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute Gerry Forde President of the Gaelic-American Club. The Ancient Order of Hibernians hosted […]

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CnG Auditions: 3/2 & 3/3

CLAN NA GAEL’S SPRING PRODUCTION Auditions for Marrying Mike Clan na Gael Players Spring Theatrical Production OPEN AUDITIONS SET DESIGN AND BACKSTAGE HELP ALSO NEEDED ALL ARE WELCOME! NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Open Auditions will be held at The Gaelic American Club, 74 Beach Road Fairfield, CT. Saturday, March 2nd, 2:00-4:00 Sunday, March 3rd, 1:00-3:00 Production […]

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Kids Christmas Party

Sunday December 9th from 11 to 1pm With a special visit from Santa      

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Christmas Caroling & Ugly Sweater Night

Join us for this fun holiday sing along on Wednesday December 13 @ 7pm. And don’t forget the ugly sweater – We will be judging you!

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Trad for Trócaire

Join Fairfield Prep at the Gaelic American Club on Sunday, November 12th for “Trad for Trócaire”! On Sunday, November 12th, Fairfield Prep’s Irish Club will host its annual Irish music-and-entertainment fundraiser for Trócaire. Trócaire, which means compassion in Gaelic, is Ireland’s largest international charitable-aid organization. The event, which will include Irish music, dance and poetry […]

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