Special Events & Other Craic

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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Andy Cooney Band with Deirdre Reilly

Andy Cooney Band with Deirdre Reilly Friday April 12 @ 9:30PM (right after monthly Membership Meeting ~ Which will start @ 7pm) Join us for this very special evening with Dee Reilly, the Irish American Country Star and the famous, Andy Cooney and His Band. Show is free and seating first come first serve.

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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” Sunday, May 5, 2019 – 2 pm

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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Father’s Day Celebration Fundraiser

Save Sunday June 16 for Feili Inc’s Father’s Day Celebration Fundraiser Join us from 12-noon to 6pm at the GAC for food, raffles and music by The Highland Rovers celebrating 25 years together, pipers, dancers, vendors and more. $10 requested donation at the door. Updates to come!

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2019 GAC Scholarship

The Gaelic American Club is offering two $2,000. scholarships to deserving high school seniors attending a four year college in the fall of 2019. Application must be returned to the GAC by May 17, 2019. SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION 

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Name That Tune

Saturday April 13th

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CLAN na GAEL AUDITIONS

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 Auditions for this comedy are Saturday March 9th from 1:30 to 3:30 and Sunday March 10th from 1:30 to 3:30 and and we’ll be casting […]

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Greater Bridgeport St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Greater Bridgeport St. Patrick’s Day 37th Annual Parade on Friday, March 15th:   Come celebrate your Irish heritage and march with the Gaelic American Club. We meet in the Harbor Yard lot at 11:20 and the parade steps off at noon! So put on your green and get ready to hop, skip or reel! Please email social@gacemail.org if you plan […]

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Stand up Comedy & ‘Forty Shades of Green Tour’

Saturday March 23rd @ 7:30pm                       A Fun-Fundraiser to propel Tracy James’ acclaimed play “Forty Shades of Green Tour” to the Fringe Festival in Scotland. This fun filled evening features the hilarious production of “Forty Shades of Green Tour” and the comedic talents of Christine […]

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Ulster Historical Foundation Genealogy Seminars ~ March 24th 9-5pm

Join us for a day of learning how to research Irish genealogy. Seminars are presented by Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt of the Ulster Historical Foundation (UHF, Belfast) for an all-day seminar. Topics cover all of Ireland (32 counties) and challenges tracing Irish ancestors. This is the only stop in Connecticut for these experts during […]

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2019 Executive Committee

Meet the Team As of October 19th there are no contested positions for the 2019 GAC Executive Committee so there will be no need for an election on Sunday December 2nd 2018. The full list of 2019 Committee Members is as follows: Gerry Reidy President Gerry O’Donovan Recording Secretary Amy O’Shea Director 3 Years Faith Maciver […]

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Oral History Video Project

VIDEOGRAPHERS NEEDED FOR ORAL HISTORY VIDEO PROJECT Volunteers are needed to assist in the filming of interviews for the Oral History Video Project.  This is a great learning opportunity for young people!   If you are interested in assisting in the filming process, or if you are an Irish-born member interested in being interviewed, contact Peggy […]

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Monthly Membership Meeting

The Next Monthly Meeting is FRIDAY April 12TH @ 7PM  ~ APRIL MEMBERSHIP MEETING STARTS AT 7pm FOLLOWED ANDY COONEY BAND WITH DEIRDRE REILLY Join us for this very special evening with Dee Reilly, the Irish American Country Star and the famous, Andy Cooney and His Band.  Show is free and seating first come first […]

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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