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Address: 2068 Michigan Ave. Detroit, MI 48216  (Map)

Phone Numbers: Bar 313-964-8700, Office/FAX 313-964-7474 (313-96-IRISH)

Hours: Sunday Noon-8pm, Monday-Thursday 2 - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday Noon-2:00am

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Congratulations 2015 Gaelic League Officers

President

Board of Directors

Board of Auditors

Roxanne LaPuma

Mary Bongiorno

Mary Bongiorno

Vice President

Kathleen Finley

Patty Cooley

Theresa Anaya

Amy Novak

Margaret McLaughlin

Financial Secretary

George Chapman

 

 

Kevin Driscoll

 

Treasurer

Erin Keem

 

Sheila Maloney

Pat rick Brown

 

Recording/Corresponding Secretary

Kathleen O’Neill

 

Jennifer Kelley

Susan Waisanen

 

 

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"Cead Mile Failte" One Hundred Thousand Welcomes!

 

Thank you for visiting the website of The Gaelic League of Detroit.

 

The Gaelic League/Irish American Club of Detroit strives to be Metro Detroit’s Center for promoting and preserving Irish Culture and Tradition. We offer many ongoing activities and events.  Be sure to visit the “LINKS OF INTEREST”, “GL NEWSLETTERS”, “GL IRISH RADIO SHOW”, and “UPCOMING EVENTS FLYERS” below for updated details.   Scroll down to view the calendar of events and learn more about upcoming special events.  You are always welcome to visit the Gaelic League and participate in the fun and/or email us your thoughts.

 

Sláinte

 

GAELIC LEAGUE OF DETROIT IRISH RADIO SHOW AND WEBSITE

 

 

Congratulations Theresa Anaya

2014 Volunteer of the year!

 

Sunday, March 8th, 2015 2 am

Remember!  Change your clocks!

Day light Savings Time begins

 

 

Sunday, March 8th, 2015

 

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Upcoming Parade Related Events

3/7/2015
Saturday

Fouis hang Parade Route Shamrocks. Meet at McShane’s at 10 am. Helpers welcome!

Young men age 17 – 24 wanted. We’ll show you what to do and you’ll have a lot of FUN! Participation counts toward Scholarship Award credits.

3/7/2015
Saturday

Ardan Academy Fundraiser

Blossom Heath

24800 Jefferson S.C.S.   See Flyer

3/12/2015
Thursday

Mandatory Meeting to Receive Marching Orders, Gaelic League, 2068 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI at 6:30 pm.  A representative from each group marching must attend to receive Marching Orders and discuss rules.

3/13/2015
Friday

Painting of the Shamrocks, 11:00 am.  Meet at Gaelic League, 2068 Michigan Ave., Detroit and proceed to Irish Plaza, Michigan Ave. & 6th St.  Press Party including United Irish Societies Officers, Grand Marshals, Maid of Erin, Court of St. Brigid paint traditional shamrocks on Parade Route.

3/14/2015
Saturday

10th Annual St. Patrick/St. Joseph Party, The American Polish Century Club, 33204 Maple Lane, Sterling Heights, 6:00 pm.  $25.00 per person.  

3/15/2015
Sunday

Parade Day Mass, 9:00 am.  St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 58 Parsons Ave., Detroit. Members of

the Irish Community attend Parade Day Mass.  

3/15/2015
Sunday

Annual Corktown Races

3/15/2015
Sunday

57th Annual Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade, 12:00 pm.  Parade assembles at 11:00 am on 6th Street and Michigan Ave.  Starting promptly at noon.  The Parade, which includes marching and pipe & drum bands, color guard units, floats, clowns, novelty groups and marching units, moves west on Michigan Ave., passes the reviewing stand and disperses at 14th Street, approximately 2 hours later.

 

Gaelic League Friday Lenten Fish Dinners

 

~ UPCOMING 2015 EVENTS AT A GLANCE IN METRO DETROIT IRISH COMMUNITY ~

DATE

WHAT

WHERE

WHEN

REMARKS

02/28/15

Queen of United Irish Societies (formerly Maid of Erin)

Gaelic League Hall

5 pm      $10 at Door

Forms

 

03/01/15

Parade Fundraiser

Gaelic League

Noon – 7 pm $10

See Flyer

03/07/15

Ardan Academy Fundraiser

Blossom Heath

24800 Jefferson, S. C.S.

5  pm Doors open

6  pm Dinner served     $40

7 pm Two shows begin $15

See Flyer

03/08/15

Tim O’Shea & Philip Crickard

Gaelic League

5 pm  $10 member

$12 non-member

313-964-8700          See Flyer

03/12/15

UIS Meeting

Gaelic League Hall

7:30 pm

 

03/13/15

Painting of the Shamrocks

6th & Michigan Ave

Meet at Gaelic League - 11 am

 

03/14/15

St. Patrick/St. Joseph Party

Polish Century Club - 33204 Maple Lane - Sterling Hgts.

(14 mile & Hoover)

6 pm $25/person

See Flyer

03/14/15

St. Patrick’s Celebration

St. Thomas A Becket - Canton

5:30 pm Doors open

6:30 pm Dinner served     $25

See Flyer

03/15/15

St. Pat’s Parade Day Mass

St Patrick Church 

59 Parsons St., Detroit, MI

9 am – Fr. Noel O’Connor

Shuttles available from Gaelic League

03/15/15

St. Patrick’s Parade

Michigan Ave - Detroit

noon

Divisions begin lineup at 11 am 6th & Michigan

03/15/15

St. Patrick’s Parade Party

Gaelic League

Entertainments begins 10am

313-964-8700

03/15/15

Blackthorn Concert

Ford Comm & Performing Arts Ctr15801 Michigan Ave -Dearborn

 

www.blackthorn1.com  or http://dearborntheater.com

03/17/15

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Gaelic League

Entertainments begins 11am

313-964-8700

03/17/15

Most Holy Trinity School

St Patrick’s Day Party

1229 LaBrosse at 6th Street
Detroit, MI 48226

10 am – 2 pm

2 Blocks South of Michigan Ave.

Entertainment, Refreshments, Trinity wear

See Flyer

03/17/15

31st Annual Irish Fest

Hellenic Ctr - Westland

$10 children free w/parents 

4pm    313-537-3489

03/17/15

Friendly Sons Party

KofC Hall – Roseville

Noon Mass , music til 6pm

$5 after Mass   586-771-9670       See Flyer

03/17/15

Detroit Pistons Irish Night

Palace of Auburn Hills

7:30pm

See Flyer

03/21/15

IGSM Meeting

Gaelic League Hall

1:30 pm

www.miigsm.org         Grandma’s Story

03/22/15

Pub Quiz

Gaelic League

4-7 pm   $5

313-964-8700

03/26/15

Songwriters’ Night

Gaelic League

8 pm

 

03/28/15

LAOH Paint & Pizza

AOH Hall -Redford

1-3:30 pm $35 RSVP

See Flyer

03/28/15

May/June Newsletter

Articles due

Email GLIAWeb@aol.com

 

04/01/15

1916 Easter Commeration Mtg

Gaelic League

1st Mtg.    7pm

586-254-3541

04/04/15

Children’s Easter Party

Gaelic League Hall

2 pm  rsvp  children under 10 yr

313-964-8700

04/05/15

99th AnniversaryEaster Commemoration

Gaelic League Hall

Mass 4pm  pot luck meal & program follows

 

04/06/15

Tiger Opening Day Party

Gaelic League

Noon party begins, game 1:08

 

04/08/15

Detroit Pistons Irish Night

Palace of Auburn Hills

7:30pm

See Flyer

04/12/15

North Atlantic Drift

Gaelic League Hall

$15 Concert 2:30, Ceili 4-6pm

519-792-9213

04/12/15

MCIF Fundraiser

Dunleavy’s Pub

6004 Allen Rd., Allen Park

3 pm

Free Admission See Flyer      

www.motorcityirishfest.com

04/16/15

Songwriters’ Night

Gaelic League

8 pm

 

04/18/15

IGSM Meeting

Gaelic League Hall

1:30 pm

www.miigsm.org     Using birth & death indexes

04/19/15

Pub Quiz

Gaelic League

4-7 pm   $5

313-964-8700

04/24/15

Pallottine Spring Dinner Dance

50th Anniversary

Crystal Gardens

16703 Fort St.  Southgate, MI

6 pm Cocktails, 7:30 Dinner,

8:30 Dancing ‘til Midnight

$35 includes Dinner, Open Bar, Entertainment

See Flyer

04/25/15

Comas Concert

Gaelic League

8pm     $15

313-537-3489

04/25/15

LAOH Dinner Variety Show

AOH Hall

Dinner 7pm, Show 8:30pm

Adv tickets only      See Flyer

05/17/15

Pub Quiz

Gaelic League

4-7 pm   $5

313-964-8700

05/30/15

Pallottine  & FOUI Golf Outing

Wesburn Golf – S Rockwood

$80,  1:30pm tee off

734-285-2966          See Flyer

06/07/15

Corktown Home Tour

Corktown

Starts at Gaelic League  - noon

 

6/19-21/15

6th Motor City Irish Fest

Western Graham Field

14841 Beech Daly, Redford

 

 

06/28/15

St. Patrick Festival

58 Parsons, Detroit, MI

1-9 pm

See Flyer

09/22/15

Irish Tiger Night

Comerica Park

Sponsored by UIS – price TBD

 

 

MARCH 2015 (Unless noted, events are at the Gaelic League)

SUN

MON

TUE

WED

THU

FRI

SAT

MARCH 1

A UIS

St. Patrick’s Parade

Fundraiser 12-7pm $10

Gaelic League

 

RADIO

Kathleen O’Neill

LIVE BROADCAST

Parade Fundraiser

at Gaelic League

GL Irish Radio Show

1:00-3:00 pm

WNZK AM 690

2

A Ceili

Anne McCallum’s

Set Dance Classes

7:30-9:30pm

 

3

 

4

YOGA 6-7pm

w/Veronica Carey

muff

Irish Language Circle

7:15-8:15pm

SESSIONS (2)

Music Session

7:30-10PM

5

 

6

Lenten Fish Dinners

5-8 pm

Terry Murphy

8pm-1am

 

NO Ceili

 8-10 pm

 

7

Codgers 8pm-1am

 

8

Note!!

Day Light Savings Time

 

RADIO 

Kathleen O’Neill

GL Radio Show

1:00-3:00 pm

WNZK AM 690

 Tim O’Shea & Phillip Crickard Concert 5pm

See Flyer

9

Anne McCallum’s

Set Dance Classes

7:30-9:30pm

 

10

FOUI Meeting  8:30 pm

11

YOGA 6-7pm

w/Veronica Carey

Irish Language Circle

7:15-8:15pm

Music Session

7:30-10PM

12

UIS MEETING

GL Hall

8 pm

 

13

UIS Painting of the Shamrocks 11am

Lenten Fish Dinners

5-8 pm

Terry Murphy

8pm-1am

NO Ceili

 8-10 pm

 

14

 

Terry Murphy

 8pm-1am

 

15

ST. PATRICK’S PARADE

A UIS

NOON – Michigan Ave

RADIO 

Angela Ryan

GL Radio Show

1:00-3:00 pm

WNZK AM 690

 

Parade Parties

See Flyer      

GL entertainment starts at 10am

16

 

17

HAPPY

ST. PATRICK’S DAY

 

Entertainment begins at 11am

18

 

19

 

 

20

Lenten Fish Dinners

5-8 pm

 

Colom Paige

Colin Paige

8pm-1am

 

NO Ceili

 

21

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Meeting 1:30 pm

 

 

Terry Murphy

 8pm-1am

 

22

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Lynne’s Celtic Harpers

 1-3 pm

RADIO

Kathleen O’Neill

GL Radio Show

1:00-3:00 pm

WNZK AM 690

A Pub Quiz

21st Anniversary

PUB QUIZ  4-7pm  $5

 

23

 

Gaelic League

Board Meeting  6:30 pm

General 7:30 pm

 

24

 

25

YOGA 6-7pm

w/Veronica Carey

muff

Irish Language Circle

7:15-8:15pm

SESSIONS (2)

Music Session

7:30-10PM Emerad lSociety Logo

EMERALD SOCIETY MEETING 7 PM

26

SONGWRITERS NIGHT

W/ JOHN FREEMAN

& FRIENDS

8PM

GL Lounge

 

 

 

 

 

27

Lenten Fish Dinners

5-8 pm

 

The Wagner Act

8pm-1am

 

NO Ceili

 

 

28

Terry Murphy & Frank Kennedy 8pm-1am

 

 

MARCH 29

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Lynne’s Celtic Harpers

 1-3 pm

RADIO

Kathleen O’Neill

GL Irish Radio Show

1:00-3:00 pm

WNZK AM 690

30

A Ceili

Anne McCallum’s

Set Dance Classes

7:30-9:30pm

 

31

 

APRIL 1

YOGA 6-7pm

w/Veronica Carey

muff

Irish Language Circle

7:15-8:15pm

SESSIONS (2)

Music Session

7:30-10PM

2

 

3

Lenten Fish Dinners

5-8 pm

Terry Murphy

8pm-1am

NO Ceili

 8-10 pm

 

4

CHILDREN’S EASTER PARTY 2PM

 

Codgers 8pm-1am

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parade Stuff…

GL Banner

 

  

 

 

 

 

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