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 firstname.lastname@example.org In your email please specify what seating time and how many in your party – limit 8 to […]
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)
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
St. Patrick’s Day 2022 is a wrap but the celebration couldn’t have happened without the army that is the GAC!
(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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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, […]
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 .
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 […]
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, […]
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, […]
St. Patrick’s G.A.A. Club will host its annual winter program “Introduction to Gaelic Sports for Children 5-8 Years Old” on Saturdays from 4-5pm at The Field House in Fairfield on the following dates: Saturday March 5, Saturday March 12, Saturday March 26, and Saturday April 2nd. All training is non-contact and emphasizes fun, games, hand-eye […]
“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 […]
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 […]
The next membership meeting is scheduled for Friday October 8th @ 8pm
Trivia Night is Friday May 6th @ 8pm in the Carolan Room. This month you should wear purple. So get ready for a great time and brush up on all that useless information to win some awesome stuff!