Gaelic League Irish American Club of Detroit
Gaelic League Irish American Club of Detroit was founded in 1920
The Gaelic League of Detroit maintains the aims and objectives of its parent group, the Gaelic League of Ireland. The non-sectarian organization's goal is to preserve and promote Irish culture and restore Ireland as a nation. They offer live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night with no cover charge, featuring The Codgers, Larry Larson, Terry Murphy, Frank Kennedy, McSpillin and more.
The Gaelic League of Detroit also has additional concerts throughout the year with some bands & artists direct from Ireland!
They don't require you be a member to enjoy the music and have a drink or two, but if your person of Irish Birth or descent You are eligible to apply for Gaelic League membership, provided, You, the applicant is sponsored by a member in good standing. Food is not offered on a regular basis, only for special events. However, they do have a every Friday Lenten Fish Fry!!
Aims and Objectives
To promote the common welfare and culture of the Irish race in Detroit and elsewhere.
- 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 America was founded.
- 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 America.
- To carry on in the work of helping to establish a complete and wholly independent form of government for all of Ireland.