St. Patrick’s Day at the GAC
DREAMS OF FREEDOM
Thursday March 16th @ 8PM Don’t miss this ballad, folk and rebel band from Kerry, who carry on the proud history, culture and traditions of Ireland through song and stories!
MARCH 11TH @ 7:30PM Sponsored by Shamrock Traditional Irish Music Society In the Carolan Room – Admission $20 Sliabh Notes a traditional group from the south-west of Ireland, features Dónal Murphy from Abbeyfeale, Matt Cranitch from Cork, and Tommy O’Sullivan from Dingle. Since 1995, they have established an enviable reputation for their high-quality traditional music. […]
LIZ MCNICHOLL PRE ST. PATRICK’S FAMILY SHOW
March 12th @ 1PM This program is geared toward children of all ages, it brings smiles and joy to all the young at heart! This will be a special pre-Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration show. This FREE program is by Feile, Inc., and is open all.
WEDNESDAY MARCH 15 – 6:30 PM A showcase of Irish music, dance, language, drama & sports. Featuring The Shamrogues, Lenihan School of Irish Dance, St. Patrick’s Gaelic Football Club, Fairfield Gaelic Pipe Band, Clan na Gael, Set Dancers & Irish Language Club.
Irish Genealogy Day
SAVE MARCH 12TH FOR IRISH GENEALOGY DAY Sunday, March 12, 2023 is Irish Genealogy Day at the GAC from 10 to 2pm. Looking to discover more about your family history? Come listen to and meet the experts from the Ulster Historical Foundation of Belfast. Registration details to follow. Hosted by Fréamh Éireann (Irish Roots) genealogy […]
Kicking off the 2023 Season
The Clan na Gael Players would like to thank all who attended our production of “Outside Mullingar ” and look forward to seeing you soon at another CnG event. This month CnG will bring another Readers Theatre evening. The Good Father by Christian O’Reilly, will be read under the direction of Valerie Huegal on Saturday […]
Irish Genealogy Day
Save the Date! Sunday, March 12, 2023 from 10 to 2pm is Irish Genealogy Day at the Club. Looking to discover more about your family history? Come listen to and meet the experts from the Ulster Historical Foundation of Belfast. Registration details to follow. Hosted by Fréamh Éireann (Irish Roots) genealogy group & sponsored by […]
Trivia night is March 3rd @ 8pm – GREEN is the color of the night! 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!
First Friday Trad Musician 6-8pm
LORETTA EGAN MURPHY FRIDAY MARCH 3RD 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 […]
Irish History Lecture
29TH IN A SERIES ON IRISH HISTORY LECTURES (Stair na hÉireann) THE IRISH-JEWISH ULYSSES: HOW AND WHY TO READ THE WORLD’S GREATEST NOVEL Our February presenter will be Dr. Abby Bender, Department of Languages and Literatures, and Director of the Minor in Irish Studies at Sacred Heart University. Dr. Bender’s research is focused on Irish […]
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 […]
GAC Membership Meeting
The next membership meeting is scheduled for Friday January 13th @ 8pm
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 […]
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 […]
25 Card Game
Card players will meet twice in January – On Jan 8th and Jan 22nd from 12 to 3.30 pm Weather permitting 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 […]
GAA Games from Ireland
GAA at the gac Gaelic Football Gaelic Football can be described as a mixture of soccer and rugby, although it predates both of those games. It is a field game which has developed as a distinct game similar to the progression of Australian Rules. Indeed it is thought that Australian Rules evolved from Gaelic […]
Senior Lunch ~ Lunch price is $9 members. non-members $11 Please make Reservations by phoning: Shirley McMenamy 203-268-5083; or Sally Savage 203-366-4826. Senior Lunch is generally the last Thursday, of the month at 12 noon. But please do call for reservations by the Sunday prior to the Lunch. Cost for lunch $7 for members and […]