CLUB HOURS & LOCATION
12 Noon-7 pm
2 - 9:00 pm
Friday & Saturday
Friday 8 pm
Saturday 8 pm
OFFICE & FAX
blocks west of
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is the difference between Gaelic League and Irish American memberships? Are they the same?
A. An Irish American membership is a social membership and does not have voting rights. A Gaelic League Membership has voting rights. Irish American membership does not require Irish birth or ancestry. Gaelic League membership does require Irish birth or ancestry. One must first be an active and contributing Irish American member for 24 consecutive months to be eligible for Gaelic League membership consideration.
Q. How do I become a Gaelic League member?
A. The following is an excerpt from the Constitution and Bylaws of the Gaelic League of Detroit/Irish American Club regarding Gaelic League membership requirements.
Article V - MEMBERSHIP AND DUES
Any person of Irish Birth or descent is eligible to apply for Gaelic League membership provided the applicant is sponsored by a member in good standing. “Good standing” wherever used herein, shall mean dues are current and paid-to-date. Application for membership shall first be presented by the sponsor or designee at a General Gaelic League Membership meeting and be referred to the Membership Committee for its review. The actual introduction of the applicant will take place after the Membership Committee successfully completes the eligibility review. The applicant, in addition to being of Irish birth or descent, must also meet the following requirements:
a. The applicant must have been an active and contributing member in good standing of the Irish American Club for at least 24 consecutive months immediately prior to application for Gaelic League membership and pledge to continue to be active and contributing as a Gaelic League member. “Active and contributing”, wherever used herein, shall mean participation in events, activities, functions etc. conducted at the Gaelic League. Participation, wherever used herein, is the providing of any or all of the following; volunteering their labor, skills, talents, trades, funds, etc. when necessary, to successfully promote and facilitate the above and the AIMS and OBJECTIVES of the Gaelic League of Detroit.
b. The applicant must be twenty-one (21) years of age and appear at the Gaelic League meeting where he/she will be introduced and given the opportunity to express why he/she wishes to be a Gaelic League Member, before being voted on for Gaelic League membership.
Section 2. Application blanks will be supplied by the Organization which will carry a re-print of the “Aims and Objectives” of the Organization. The applicant, in signing the application, is indicating agreement with the “Aims and Objectives”.
Irish American Club Membership
Q. What are the “Aims and Objectives”
of the Gaelic League of
A. As stated in the Constitution and Bylaws of the Gaelic League of Detroit/Irish American Club the “Aims and Objectives” are;
Article III - AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
To promote the common welfare and
culture of the Irish race in
To promote and maintain a social club and conduct other social activities.
To establish a building fund whereby we may own and maintain our own hall and for other purposes.
To promote and preserve Irish Language, dance, music, literature, and all Irish Culture for the benefit and entertainment of the members and their friends.
To maintain American ideals of
liberty and uphold the principles on which
To stimulate a just pride in Irish
ideals and achievements by diffusing among its friends and associates a more intimate
knowledge of Irish history and the history of the Irish race in
To carry on in the work of helping
to establish a complete and wholly independent form of government for all of
To make a commitment to protect and to keep The Gaelic League/Irish American Club of Detroit financially solvent.
Q. How do I apply for Irish American Club membership?
A. It is
easy to become an Irish American member. Just stop into the Club and ask the
bar person on duty for an Irish American Membership application. Complete the
application and return it with your $20 annual dues to the bar person. Or,
complete the application below and mail it with your $20 membership fee to: Gaelic League Treasurer,
Pub Quiz 3rd Sunday
WNZK AM 690
Board Meeting 4th Monday
4th Monday 7:30 pm
Entertainment 8 pm
Entertainment 8 pm