Special Events & Other Craic

Woodstock Party Photo Galley

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John Doyle & Mick McAuley

TWO GIANTS OF THE TRADITION ~THURSDAY AUGUST 29TH AT 7:30 PM One of the founding members of the groundbreaking band Solas, John Doyle is considered one the greatest guitarist in Irish music today. He is also a superb singer and songwriter who has collaborated and produced albums for countless musicians including Eileen Ivers, Liz Carroll, […]

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Woodstock Party

We’re flashing back to the 60’s! So join us in the Pub – Serving Light Fare, Drink Specials & Groovy Prizes and music by C-Sides. So wear your tie-dye,dance to your favorite tunes and party like it was 1969!

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Past President’s Party

The Past Presidents Party scheduled for  Saturday August 3rd @6 pm has been postponed.

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DANCING WITH THE GAC STARS

Seeking members to dance in our 10th annual charity fundraiser on Saturday, October 12th. No experience necessary. Members of all ages welcome, including children. Must commit to weekly dance lessons beginning in July at Fred Astaire Dance Studio, Southport. If interested contact Fran Tartamella at 203-260-4180 or email fitzmella@yahoo.com

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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

Free Summer Improv Comedy Classes ~ for high school students and adults taught by Barry Halpin, Barry, wrote, directed and performed with the  LA based comedy group Constant Comedy. He has taught and directed Improvisational comedy for over 30 years.  He was the director of,  Slow Children At Play, 2000-2006, the resident improv group at […]

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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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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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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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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 June 14TH @ 8PM  ~ On the second Friday of every month all GAC members are invited to attend the Monthly Membership meeting. The purpose of the meeting is to update members on club operations and the on goings of the many committees, socials, and activities that take place […]

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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