Special Events & Other Craic

Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day

GREATER BRIDGEPORT’S HALFWAY TO ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATION September 19 from 4 to 7PM in the sideyard at the GAC. Introducing Gerry Reidy as the 2022 Parade Grand Marshall Music by the Jolly Beggars Appetizers and Cash Bar For reservations contact: Peg Crossin at pegcrossin@gmail.com | $25 per person

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INTERMISSION IS OVER!! 

The fall play has been chosen! A Laugh filled Comedy!  Sam Crees, “Second Honeymoon” Director: Peg O’Leary Auditions are scheduled!  Saturday September 25th 1:00 – 3:30 Sunday September 26th 1:00-3:30   Production Dates! November 18,19 20 @ 8:00 Nov. 21@ 2:30 Required are: 6 Males    Age Range 20’s – 60’s 6 Females  Age Range 20’s […]

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Traditional Music Sessions Return

The Shamrogues host an Open Traditional Music Session every Wednesday 7 to 9 PM in the Carolan Room. Beginning in August, The Shamrogues in partnership with the GAC to sponsor a once-a-month special Trad Music Sessions in the Pub from 6 to 8 PM. The first Special Guest Artist will be Loretta Murphy on August […]

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Clan na Gael is Back!

Under the direction of Mathew Apgar, a Staged Reading of The Walworth Farce was held in early May. Mat and the cast did a fantastic job ‘turning the lights back on’ our stage and we’d like to thank all who attended! CnG along with Feile, Inc. organized the return of Liz McNicholl’s Childrens’ Interactive Workshop, […]

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2021 Féile Scholarship

Each year Féile offers Three $2000 scholarships to High School seniors planning to attend college in the fall, this year Féile will introduce a fourth in memory of Pat Dyer. Pat Dyer was chairman of the 1916 Easter Rising Centenary Memorial Event which took place on the grounds of the GAC five years ago. Tragically, […]

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St. Patrick’s Gaelic Football & Hurling Club

After a long COVID layoff, St. Patrick’s Gaelic Football & Hurling Club is busy readying for the NY GAA Youth Spring Championship and recruiting players in all age groups including U7, U9, U11, U13, and U15. New players and families are especially encouraged to join in the fun of Gaelic games and no prior experience […]

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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 […]

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Message to The Membership

02.04.2021 – Céad Míle Fàilte – I hope this email finds you all well and in good health, The Executive Committee and I are so appreciative of the Membership and all you have done to support the Gaelic American Club over the last few months.The take out food orders and safe outdoor/indoor dining has been […]

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GAC Membership Meeting

The next membership meeting is scheduled for Sunday, April 18th @ 12 noon. Meetings are presently conducted on Zoom and can be observed by emailing GAC-zoom@gacemail.org to request a link.

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The GAA at the GAC

ALL-IRELAND FOOTBALL FINAL MAYO V TYRONE SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 11 @ 12NOON

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Irish Breakfast

FULL IRISH BREAKFAST ON SATURDAY & SUNDAY with SPORTS on the TELLY The GAC will be serving Full Irish Breakfast on Saturday and Sunday.  

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Dining At the GAC

Menu can be viewed on home page. With Warmer Weather and Later Sunsets Outdoor Dining is Back! The very popular outdoor dining space is once again in use, but there’s still plenty of seating inside if showers come our way. And the Pub is now full service! KITCHEN HOURS Wednesday & Thursday: Kitchen open at […]

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Message to The GAC Membership

02.04.2021 – Céad Míle Fàilte – I hope this email finds you all well and in good health, The Executive Committee and I are so appreciative of the Membership and all you have done to support the Gaelic American Club over the last few months.The take out food orders and safe outdoor/indoor dining has been […]

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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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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 […]

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