Special Events & Other Craic

Give the Gift of Life

Donate Blood GAC Blood Drive~ Wednesday, May 17 from 1:30 to 6:45 PM

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Attention High School Seniors ~ 2 Scholarship Opportunities

Two Scholarship Opportunities GAC Scholarships: The Gaelic American Club is offering two $2,000 scholarships to deserving high school students attending a four-year college in fall 2017.  Applications are available at GAConline.org and must be returned to GAC by May 19. Feile Scholarships: Feile is pleased to offer three scholarships of $2,000 each to high school […]

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“Brexit and Ireland: Disaster or Promise?” Sunday May 7 @ 2PM

Irish History Lecture ~ Sunday May 7 @ 2PM The Gaelic American Club Genealogy and Language Groups will host “Brexit and Ireland:  Disaster or Promise?”, the 18th in a series of Lectures on Irish History. This lecture is presented by Louise Blakeney Williams, Ph.D., Professor of History at Central Connecticut State University since 1997.  Louise Blakeney […]

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The Pride of New York Concert Saturday May 20 @ 8PM

THE PRIDE OF NEW YORK CONCERT SATURDAY MAY 20TH @ 8PM Admission $20 ~ Children only $5 Four giants of traditional Irish music, Brendan Dolan, Brian Conway, Joanie Madden & Bill McComiskey have pooled their talents to create the East Coast’s premier not-for-profit live Irish Traditional Music band. They take their name from the rich […]

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2017 Connacht Senior Gaelic Football Championship:New York GAA vs Sligo

New York vs Sligo.  Attention all fans of Gaelic games!  The GAC will sponsor a bus trip to Gaelic Park, Bronx, NY, leaving the Club at 1:30 pm on Sunday May 7th for the first match of the 2017 Connacht Senior Gaelic Football Championship as the New York GAA take on Sligo (travelling out from […]

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Ceili in the Carolan Room

Ceili in the Carolan Room March 11th 6 to 9.30 pm Music by The Pride of Moyvane, Who come to us all the way from NYC. So put on those dancing shoes. Bring your friends, a bit bring a finger food and get warmed up for St Patrick’s Day! $20 at the door.

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Annual Cúl Camp

St. Patrick’s GAA Club will host its annual Cúl Camp, a summer camp in Gaelic football, hurling & camogie for children 5-15 years of age from June 26-30 at Notre Dame H.S., Fairfield. Cúl Camps are held in every county in Ireland and throughout North America. Whether you’re an experienced player seeking to improve skills or have […]

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53rd Annual St. Patricks Scholaship Dinnner

Monday, March 13, 2017 at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn at 7:00pm. The Scholarship Fund is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization which provides an annual contribution to full-time college students for each of four years of study regardless of race, religion, creed or color. In addition to the annual dinner, the committee graciously accepts private donations. […]

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Oral Video History Project The Feile, Inc. sponsored Oral Video History Project is moving forward. We began by collecting interviews from fifty six subjects. They graciously shared their own unique emigration stories with remembrances, feelings, thoughts and insights. We then copied each interview to a dvd and presented one to each person interviewed. Our plan […]

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Finn Magill & Paul McKenna Concert

Finn Magill & Paul McKenna Friday March 24 @ 7pm This award winning duo is sure to get your toes tapping and your heartstrings snapping with their mix of traditional tunes and original songs. Don’t miss this special show in the Carolan Rm. Fee $20.

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“My Name is Joan” A Documentary

“My Name is Joan” A Documentary Wednesday March 8th @ 6pm Bethel Cinema The story of Susan Drew, (known to many of us at the GAC) was born Joan Fagan to an unwed mother in the St. Patrick Mother and Baby Home in Dublin, Ireland in 1949.  While the documentary chronicles Susan’s journey to find her true identity, it also […]

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Children’s St. Patrick’s Day Party

Join us for the fun Saturday, March 11th from 11 am to 1 pm for Children’s St. Patrick’s Day Party that  includes a performance & mini lesson by Lenihan School of Dance. There will also be a  buffet lunch available for $5. Contact Kelly Takacs kellyanntakacs@yahoo.com

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Cultural Night

Celebrate your Irish Heritage Wednesday March 8th @ 7:30pm . Emceed by Noel McGovern, GAC’s Cultureal Night features The Shamrogues, Lenihan School of Irish Dance, St. Patrick’s Gaelic Football Club, Fairfield Gaelic Pipe Ban, Clan na Gael, Set Dancers  Irish Language Club

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McLean Avenue Band

Kick Off To St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Sunday March 5 from 4-8 PM in the Carolan Room. Be ready to kick up your heels to the energetic tunes of the McLean Avenue Band!

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Lúnasa with Karan Casey

Lúnasa with Karan Casey ~ Wednesday March 1 @ 7:30pm One of the most popular bands on the international Celtic music scene Lúnasa will be joined by Karan Casey, one of the most innovative and proactive voices in Irish folk music. TICKETS: General Public: $30; Senior Citizens: $25; Faculty/Staff/Alumni: $25; Students (with ID): $15. For […]

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