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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

 

Mary Ellen Bohn

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 to the 2015 United Irish Societies Detroit St Patrick’s Parade Representatives

Queen & Court of St Brigid

Queen Mary Alice Fredendall (Center)

1st Runner Up Nora Maureen Godfrey Anderson (Right)

2nd Runner Up Kayla Aislinn O’Donohue (Left)

Grand Marshal

Jim Dewan

Queen & Court of Detroit United Irish Societies

Queen Ashling Elizabeth Magolan (Center)

Court #2 Marie Elizabeth Brosnan (Right)

Court #1 Caiti Erin Houlihan (Left )

 

 

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

 

 

03/01/15

Parade Fundraiser

Gaelic League

Noon – 7 pm $10

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

 

03/08/15

Tim O’Shea & Philip Crickard

Gaelic League

5 pm  $10 member

$12 non-member

313-964-8700         

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

 

03/14/15

St. Patrick’s Celebration

St. Thomas A Becket - Canton

5:30 pm Doors open

6:30 pm Dinner served     $25

 

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

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      

03/17/15

Detroit Pistons Irish Night

Palace of Auburn Hills

7:30pm

 

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 Commemoration Planning meeting

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

A Yoga

YOGA 6-7pm

w/Veronica Carey

muff

Irish Language Circle

7:15-8:15pm

SESSIONS (2)

Music Session

7:30-10PM

5

 

6

A Fish

Lenten Fish Dinners

5-8 pm

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Terry Murphy

8pm-1am

 

NO Ceili

 8-10 pm

 

7

CODGERS

Codgers 8pm-1am

 

8

Note!!

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Day Light Savings Time

 

RADIO 

Kathleen O’Neill

GL Radio Show

1:00-3:00 pm

WNZK AM 690

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 Tim O’Shea & Phillip Crickard Concert 5pm

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

SESSIONS (2)

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

GL entertainment starts at 10am

16

 

17

HAPPY

ST. PATRICK’S DAY

St Patrick

Entertainment begins at 11am

18

 

19

 

 

20

A Fish

Lenten Fish Dinners

5-8 pm

 

Colom Paige

Colin Paige

8pm-1am

 

NO Ceili

 

21

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Meeting 1:30 pm

 

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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

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EMERALD SOCIETY MEETING 7 PM

26

SONGWRITERS NIGHT

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

harp_group

Lynne’s Celtic Harpers

 1-3 pm

RADIO

Kathleen O’Neill

GL Irish Radio Show

1:00-3:00 pm

WNZK AM 690

30

Anne McCallum’s

Set Dance Classes

7:30-9:30pm

 

31

 

APRIL 1

YOGA 6-7pm

w/Veronica Carey

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…

Thanks to everyone for making my day SPECIAL – Jim

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        DON & MARCIA O'DETTER

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MIKE KELLY FAMILY

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