Special Events & Other Craic

Moon Landing Party

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The Forty Shades of Green Tour’s Musical Fundraiser

The Forty Shades of Green Tour’s Musical Fundraiser features Tim Warren & Eric Donnelly of the Alternate Routes with opening act: The Irish Band! Saturday June 1st @ 7:30 pm. This event is open to the public so make reservations ASAP by calling Elizabeth Power, 203 873-6556 or email 40Shades2019@gmail.com Cabaret Seats $25, Theatre style […]

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NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2020 GRAND MARSHAL OF THE GREATER BRIDGEPORT ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATION

ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2020 GRAND MARSHAL OF THE GREATER BRIDGEPORT ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATION. Grand Marshal candidates must be of Irish descent, active and strong supporters of community organizations and events and reside in the Greater Bridgeport Area. Candidates must be available to participate in the Bridgeport St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 […]

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Clan na Gael News Summer/Fall 2019

Story Time at the Wee Irish Festival ~ under the direction of Jillian Plomin, will be entertaining the children at The Wee Festival, on Fathers Day. There will be story time, crafts &  games to perk their creativity. Free Summer Improv Comedy Classes ~ for high school students and adults taught by Barry Halpin, Barry, […]

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Counterinsurgency and Collusion in Northern Ireland by Mark McGovern

Féile, Inc. and the Bridgeport Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) co-host the book launch of Counterinsurgency and Collusion in Northern Ireland by Mark McGovern, PhD on Sunday June 9  at 2PM in the Carolan Room. Dr. McGovern’s book focuses on the end game policy of collusion in the Mid-Ulster area, when Republicans and their families […]

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Message from GAC President Gerry Reidy ~ May 2019

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE June 2019 I would like to offer a few observations about our club. As you know we had the Andy Cooney Band and Deidre Reilly perform in the Carolan Room after the April Meeting. The band was shifted from the Pub where they were originally scheduled to play, to the Carolan Room to […]

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Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum Needs Our Support

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum in Hamden is facing a crisis. Quinnipiac University has decided that the museum must become financially independent by 2020 or it will close. While many Connecticut Irish Clubs and groups have launched fundraising efforts, we can all help by becoming dues paying members of the museum. There are eight levels of […]

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Blood Drive Wednesday May 29th from 1-6pm

GAC Blood ~ Wednesday May 29th from 1:00-6pm.  So roll up your sleeves and give the gift of life

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Memorial Day BBQ

Join us for a fun filled Memorial Day BBQ on Monday May 27th from 12 – 3 pm with the Jolly Beggars playing in the Pub.

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St. Patrick’s GAA Club Fundraiser ~ May 18th

St. Patrick’s GAA Club will hold its annual fundraiser on Saturday May 18th at the GAC from 6-11pm. There will be great silent auction items including All Ireland Football and Hurling tickets, weekend getaways in Boston, and cottages in the West of Ireland – all for silent bidding. There will also be music and appetizers. […]

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Karan Casey Band ~ Friday May 24th @ 8pm

Karan Casey is widely acclaimed as the finest and most influential singer of her generation.She first came to prominence as the glorious voice of the sensational group Solas, leaving after several years and four groundbreaking albums to pursue a solo career. And what a career it has been ! Over the course of a quarter […]

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A Clan na Gael Production

Is Life Worth Living This comedy is set in a quiet, seaside town in Ireland where summer brings tourists and entertainers. The arrival of a traveling theatre group presenting the classics, turns the town upside down as the locals begin to emulate the lives of characters in the plays. Join our brilliant cast: Patrick Lane,Ann […]

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Name That Tune

Saturday April 13th @ 7PM | $ 10 per person Music from the 60’s through 90’s, themes and genres, song, artist and year gets the points toward winning Come as a team (max 10 people) or join one! All ages welcome! ♫ Prizes galore ♫ Door prizes♫ Round winners ♫ Overall winner ♫ Dance Party […]

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The Donnelly Dash

The Donnelly Dash ~ Sunday April 14 @ 9am Run with the Spirit of Tim & Kim in your Heart. After the race, join us for post event gathering at the GAC. Paid participants over 21 can get a free beer at the club – or soft drink for all ages. The kitchen will be […]

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Clan na Gaels Presents ‘Is Life Worth Living’ – by Lennox Robinson

Clan na Gaels Presents ‘Is Life Worth Living’ – by Lennox Robinson This comedy is set in a quiet, seaside town in Ireland where summer brings tourists and entertainers. The arrival of a traveling theatre group presenting the classics, turns the town upside down as the locals begin to emulate the lives of characters in […]

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Children’s Easter Party

Children’s Easter Party Saturday, April 13th ~ 11 am to 1 PM Anyone interested in helping/hosting please contact social@gacemail.org

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The Easter Commemoration

The 2019 Easter Commemoration will be held at the 1916 memorial at the Gaelic-American Club on Sunday May 19th @ 3pm. With guest speaker John Minehan.

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“Pasture to Pavement” Irish History Lecture

This lecture presented by Hilary Mhic Suibhne, explores the parallels and intersections in the lives of working-class Irish and urban work horses in 19th century New York City. This talk will trace the role of horses in Irish culture and how the lives of the living four-legged machines of New York City and those of […]

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Mothers Day Brunch

Treat Mom to a Delicious Buffet with Delightful Entertainment with complementary Prosecco! $24 Adults $12 for Children U12 Sunday May 12th | 11-2pm TICKETS: On sale at GAC Fri Apr 26 & Sat Apr 27: 6 – 8 pm or Please use Reservation form (link below) make check payable to GAC & drop off to […]

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St. Patrick’s GAA Club annual Cúl Camp 2019

A summer camp in Gaelic football, hurling & camogie for children 5-15 years of age from June 24-28 at Notre Dame H.S., Fairfield. Whether you’re seeking to improve skills or never played, this camp is designed to introduce children to the excitement and challenges of Gaelic games. GAA Certified coaches direct from Ireland. Camp hours […]

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Saturday March 9th from 11-1pm

 

Saturday March 9th @ 3-7pm

 

Auditions for Clan na Gaels Spring Production of Is Life Worth Living by Lennox Robinson Saturday March 9th from 1:30 to 3:30 and Sunday March 10th from 1:30 to 3:30

 

 Sunday March 10th @ 4pm ~ Tickets: $20 per person and $5 for children.

 

Wednesday March 13th @ 6:30pm

 

Greater Bridgeport St. Patrick’s Day 37th Annual Parade on Friday, March 15th:  

 

MARCH 15th & MARCH 17th

 

Saturday March 23rd @ 7:30pm

 

MARCH 24th 9-5PM