Special Events & Other Craic

The Thrill of the Grill

The Monday Night BBQ Crew is making an encore appearance this summer. They’ll be sparking up the grill on the first and third Tuesday of the month. Just like the Monday Night football BBQ’s there will be a charge for the burgers, dogs and what ever else comes off the grill. Participants are encouraged to … Continue reading The Thrill of the Grill

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Memorial Day Parade & BBQ

JOIN THE GAC AT THE FAIRFIELD MEMORIAL DAY PARADE AND HONOR ALL WHO SERVED The Fairfield Memorial Day Parade May 27th @ 10am. Anyone interested in representing the GAC at the Memorial Day Parade please contact Susan Drew by text 203-362-8784 or susandrew3@gmail.com Then after the parade enjoy the Memorial Day BBQ at the GAC … Continue reading Memorial Day Parade & BBQ

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Father’s Day Irish Festival at the GAC sponsored by Féile, Inc.

The Father’s Day Irish Festival at the GAC sponsored by Féile, Inc. Sunday June 16th from  12-7pm As in the past, this Festival will feature the ‘Irish Experience’ with plenty of Irish Music, Dancers, Pipers, Games, Food, Cultural Exhibits & Vendors along with the Presentation of Scholarships & Raffle Drawing. Volunteers Needed  Volunteers needed for … Continue reading Father’s Day Irish Festival at the GAC sponsored by Féile, Inc.

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Irish Famine Commemoration Day

Workhouses, Coffin Ships, and Mass Famine Graves: Places Where People Disappeared By Loretto Leary For Irish Famine Commemoration Day, May 19, Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum of Fairfield reminds us that the past has relevant lessons for the present and the future. An Irish Famine Commemoration Slide Show Presentation will occur on Friday, May 17, in … Continue reading Irish Famine Commemoration Day

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Irish Famine Commemoration Day Slide Show – May 17th @ 7pm

This slide show presentation tells the story of  thousands of Irish famine immigrants who died at Staten Island Marine Hospital and Quarantine Station after enduring long, hazardous sea voyages. Join author Loretto Leary to learn more about the historical significance of Staten Island to Irish Famine Immigrant history and International Irish Famine Commemoration Day, which … Continue reading Irish Famine Commemoration Day Slide Show – May 17th @ 7pm

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“Marrying Mike”

Clan na Gael’s Spring Production “Marrying Mike” Written by James Keary Directed by Erin Williams Produced by Marie Stehle and Jillian Plomin Performances are Thursday 04/25, Friday 04/26 & Saturday 04/27 at 8pm and Sunday 04/28 Matinee at 2:30pm Featuring: Byrne White, Eileen Fickes, Eamon Speer, Jillian Plomin, Dan O’Callaghan, Patrick Baldwin, Laura Haynes Elderly … Continue reading “Marrying Mike”

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Mother’s Day Brunch

Sunday May 12th | Two Seatings: 12 Noon & 2:15pm With music by Bob Curiano and Free Mimosa for Mom $30 for Adults $12 for Children (12 and Under) For more Information contact: social@gacemail.org FOR RESERVATIONS

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The East Coasters (Madeline Dierauf, Richard Osban, Calum Bell)

Saturday,  May 18, 7:30 pm Sponsored by the Shamrock Traditional Irish Music Society and Gaelic-American Club. The East Coasters are a group of young Irish musicians from the east coast of the United States whose sound and arrangements are a rich blend of the music in their local communities. Their innovative approach to the music … Continue reading The East Coasters (Madeline Dierauf, Richard Osban, Calum Bell)

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Tuesday Nights in the Pub

THE PUB IS NOW OPEN ON TUESDAY NIGHTS Beginning Tuesday February 27th the Pub will be open from 5:30- 9pm Tuesday will be an adult game night – We’ve started a dart league so anyone interested in joining meet in the Children’s Room at 7pm.  You can also bring your board games like scrabble, checkers, … Continue reading Tuesday Nights in the Pub

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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

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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First Friday Trad Musican

Joe Gerhard playing in the Pub Friday June 7th from 6-8pm. Joe learned to play traditional music on the fiddle in the early 70s, sitting on the edge of the Irish sessions in Boston, quietly watching and listening. Fiddlers Larry Reynolds, Paddy Cronin, and Roger Burridge were especially welcoming and helpful. Frequent trips to Ireland … Continue reading First Friday Trad Musican

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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 … Continue reading St. Patrick’s Gaelic Football & Hurling Club

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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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