Gaelic League Cultural Consortium

The Gaelic League Cultural Consortium, comprised of local Irish organizations, is the programming arm of the Gaelic League of Detroit. Together, GLCC members provide more Irish arts and cultural events to the Gaelic League and Irish American Club members at its beloved, historic, Corktown clubhouse.

Share in GLCC actvities, or join one of its partner member organizations listed here:

The Irish Cultural Forum

The Irish Cultural Forum goal is to promote Irish and Irish-American Culture by concentrating on presenting, to Detroit, high-quality programs dealing with all aspects of Irish and Irish-American culture and history. Look for events on the Irish Cultural Form Facebook page as no regularly scheduled meetings are held.


The Irish Genealogical Society of Michigan is a non-denominational organization focusing on genealogical research in all thirty-two counties of the Emerald Isle. The society is open to everyone! IGSM’s purpose is to preserve and perpetuate the records and cultural heritage of our Irish ancestors. Meetings are usually held the third Saturday between September and May

Visit the website at

Jim Dewan Memorial Scholarship Program

This yearly scholarship, reserved for youn women and men of Irish ancestry launched in 2021. Winners will be announced annually at the Motor City Irish Fest each June.

To request additional information and detail contact

Detroit Wolfetones

The Detroit Wolfetones are based in Southeastern Michigan and founded in 1981. Their mission is the promotion, development and continuation of one of the oldest most exciting sports in the world ” Gaelic Football”

Visit the Detroit Wolfetones Facebook page

Contact via email:

Detroit Irish
Radio Show

Every Sunday, Detroit Irish Radio provides a radio program of Irish music, news, and announcements. Studio Guests and call-ins share news (local and from Ireland) including GAA sport results.

Visit the Detroit Irish Radio Show page of our website
Facebook: Detroit Irish Radio

Anne McCallum
Set Dancing

Anne McCallum has been teaching set dancing in the Detroit/Windsor area since 1992, including Monday nights at the Gaelic League at 7:00 pm. Sets are danced to reels, jigs, polkas, slides, and hornpipes.

For more information email:

Gaelic League Poetry Night

Poetry night with John Freeman every 4th Thursday of the Month. Join for a night of expression through language exploring life, relationships and imagination.

Visit the Gaelic League Poetry Night Facebook page
Contact via email:

House Party:
Staying Connected

On the last Wednesday of each motnh at 1:30 pm. a meeting between musicians and singers, in Ireland, Northern Ireland, Denmark, and the United States takes place. All Listeners are welcome

To join contact Lynne Reid and a link will be sent 2 days before the event.
For more information you can call Lynne (519)973-1263

Ardan Academy
of Irish Dance

The matriarch of the Heinzman family, Kitty teaches the history of Ireland through ‘ceili’ dances on Friday evenings. Irish ceili dancing is the traditional group dancing native to Ireland

Visit Kitty’s Ceili Facebook page to learn more about the ceili dances.
To learn about other traditional Irish dances, visit

Detroit Harps

The Detroit Harps Youth Gaelic Football & Hurling Club is a member of the Midwest Division of the USGAA. Our summer program is based in Canton, MI and open to boys and girls ages 5-18. New players and kids of all skill levels are welcome.

Facebook: Detroit Harps Youth Gaelic Football

Language Circle

The Irish Language Circle meets on Wednesday evenings at the Gaelic League of Detroit from 7:30 – 9:00 pm. A variety of tools are used to explore the beauty of the Irish Language. Books, CDs, songs, and the internet facilitate active learning and pronunciation. All members are welcome to join.

For more information email


Detroit Irish Music Association’s monthly sessions at the Gaelic League are on the first Tuesday of the month, year-round. Musicians start at 6:30pm, then end the evening with a full session. Both musicians and listeners are welcome.