Families in southwestern Connecticut spend Father’s Day at annual Fairfield County Irish Festival

Many families in southwestern Connecticut celebrated Father’s Day and Irish heritage at the annual Fairfield County Irish Festival Sunday. The event was held at Fairfield

The festival featured traditional Irish food, live pipe

The festival featured traditional Irish food, live pipe bands and Irish step dancers. (Credit: News 12)

FAIRFIELD - Many families in southwestern Connecticut celebrated Father’s Day and Irish heritage at the annual Fairfield County Irish Festival Sunday.

The event was held at Fairfield University.

The festival featured traditional Irish food, live pipe bands and Irish step dancers.

Under sunny skies, fathers who spoke to News 12 said it was the perfect way to spend Father’s Day.

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