Special Events & Other Craic

Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

September 18 from 4-7PM at the GAC Side Yard. Introducing Gerry Reidy as the 2023 Parade Grand Marshall

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Irish History Lecture

SAVE THE DATE October 2nd 2022 at 2:00 pm Irish History Lecture

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Irish Language & Culture Day

COME ONE, COME ALL ~ Let’s learn some Irish! Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 1st as The Irish Language Group will be presenting a day of Irish Language and Culture at the Gaelic-American Club. We welcome all level of speakers, including beginners. For more information, please contact: Cáit Thopsey-203-459-9686 or Robin Griskus-203-233-4979.

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Friday August 5th @ 8pm

Back from last month’s break, August’s trivia night is sure to be great craic – so wear some black and join us for your chance to win some goodies.

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Donnelly Cup A Huge Success

With a generous grant from Feile, the Donnelly Cup made a triumphant return on Saturday June 18th at Notre Dame High School. Featuring eleven Under-7 Gaelic football teams and four U-7 hurling clubs from Boston to New York, the day-long tournament was hosted by our own St Patrick’s GAA Club whose members did everything from […]

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Fathers Day at the GAC

Just for dear old Dad we’ve got two fan favorite bands playing (Keltic Kick from 12-3pm & Alan Gogarty 3:30-6:30pm) and as always a great selection of food on the menu! So let’s honor those great guys in our lives with a fun filled afternoon at the GAC. Father child photo created by rawpixel.com – www.freepik.com

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Mother’s Day Celebration 05/08

CELEBRATE MOTHER’S DAY WITH THE ANDY COONEY BAND Sunday May 8 | 2 Seatings 12pm-1:30pm or 2pm-3:30pm Buffet style meal & a complimentary glass of Prosecco for Mom! $35/person, $15/children 12 & under Reservations Required Email tommyflaherty62@gmail.com In your email please specify what seating time and how many in your party – limit 8 to […]

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Memorial Day BBQ

MEMORIAL DAY BBQ MONDAY MAY 30TH FROM 12-3PM Good food & great entertainment with music by Mostly Green No reservation needed just come on down and enjoy a fun afternoon for the entire family! (Bring a guest – but please sign’em in)

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2022 One-Act Playwriting Contest

Are you an aspiring writer? Do you have an interest in the theatre? Test your mettle in Clan na Gael’s 2022 One-Act Playwriting Contest! Entries will be accepted May 1 thru August 1. See website for contact information and details!

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First Friday Trad Musician 6-8pm

May’s First Friday Trad Music session on May 6th will feature Jeanne Freeman who studied Irish fiddling with the late Donegal fiddler P.V. O’Donnell, and played and performed with him for many years.  A professional classical violinist in her early years,  she became interested in traditional music early on as a fiddler in Colonial Williamsburg […]

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Outside Mullingar

NOTICE : This Production has been postponed due to cast illness – as soon as new dates are announced the membership will be notified. Clan na Gael is pleased to announce the Cast of their Spring production of “Outside Mullingar” by John Patrick Shanley. The four person play features, Tristen Cole, Valerie Huegal, Susan Maxham […]

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The Ogham Alphabet: Past & Present

The 27th in a Series of Irish History Lectures | Sunday May 1st at 2pm Colleen Berry Conway, co-owner and artist of Ogham Art, will present an interactive lecture on the history of Ogham, the first written form of the Primitive Irish language. Ogham was used in Ireland and parts of England, Scotland and Wales […]

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St Patrick’s Day at the GAC

  St. Patrick’s Day 2022 is a wrap but the celebration couldn’t have happened without the army that is the GAC!    

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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 […]

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Clan na Gael’s Spring 2022 Production & Auditions

The Clan na Gael Players are pleased to announce their spring production Outside Mullingar directed by Jillian Plomin Performances are April 21, 22, 23, 24. Auditions will be held on Saturday March 5th and Sunday March 6th from 1:00 to 3:30 at the GAC. Needed are four actors. Two women, age range35-65 Two men, age […]

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Liz McNichol’s Family St. Patrick’s Day Show

Liz McNichol returns with her popular, fun loving, family entertainment on Sunday, March 13th at 1:00 pm Her 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. All Covid Restrictions will be followed. Seating will […]

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Lindsey Céitinn in the Pub 04/01 from 6-8pm

This award-winning fiddler and teacher will play the April’s First Friday Trad Music Session on April 1st from 6-8pm. An accomplished musician, she’s president of The PV O’Donnell Branch of Comhaltas and a student of Brian Conway.    

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FÉILE Book & Movie Discussion with Colin Broderick 1/16

FÉILE, Inc. presents an afternoon with Irish author Colin Broderick on Sunday, January 16 at 2pm. Colin will discuss his books, movies and experiences in a relaxed discussion format. All are welcome. Admission is free. Signed copies of his books will be available for $20. Plan on joining us! Colin Broderick originally from County Tyrone, […]

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Grand Marshal’s Ball Has Been Cancelled

Out of an abundance a caution The Greater Bridgeport St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee has decided to cancel the  annual Grand Marshal’s Ball on January 29th.   We will of course keep you informed of any additional information .

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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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