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 parts for five females (20’s-60’s) and eight males (20’s -60’s) for the production.

The setting is a small, quiet, seaside country 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 they begin to emulate the lives of the characters in the plays.

Show dates are Thursday, April 25th Friday 26th, Saturday 27th at 8:00pm and Sunday at 2:30pm.

Auditions are open to all. No Experience Necessary. Clan na Gael is an open, welcoming and encouraging group for anyone interested in acting, and/or working backstage on the production. Come Play With Us! as we begin our 32nd season. For further information contact

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 O’Leary, Frankie Fuhrman, Robb Coles, Micaela Fagan & Mat Orefice!
Written and directed by Tracy James, the “Forty Shades of Green Tour” has entertained audiences from the GAC, to Ireland, to Manhattan and now with your support onto the Fringe Festival at Greenside Venue in Edinburgh, Scotland in August 2019. The World’s Largest Arts Festival!
Tickets $20, For Reservations call Elizabeth Power 203 873-6556 Or email Cabaret seating, Cash bar, Raffle tickets, door prizes and more. A Special Thank You to The Gaelic American Club and Feile Inc for their support!

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 their 2019 North American tour.

Sign up online through:

Additional event details and a mail-in registration form can be found at

A limited number of opportunities for 20-minute private consultations are available (first-come basis) at additional cost payable directly to UHF.

Admission for those who haven’t pre-registered is available at the door on the event day (subject to availability)

Lunch is included in admission fee.




Gillian Hunt

Fintan Mullan







Visit Fréamh Éireann Genealogy Group Page


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


Gerry O'Donovan

Gerry O'Donovan

Recording Secretary


Amy O'Shea

Director 3 Years


Faith Maciver

Vice President


Jim Corcoran

Financial Secretary


Hilary Dee Koreeda

Director 2 Years

Tom Harding

Tom Harding


John Comerford

John Comerford



Pat Carolan

Director 1 Year

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 O’Leary at 203-243-8124 or

Monthly Membership Meeting

The Next Monthly Meeting is FRIDAY April 12TH @ 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.

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 on a regular basis. This meeting is when some of the most important decisions for the club take place. If you’re interested in the future of the GAC and want to contribute to its prosperous future, then should attend the next meeting.