Emerald Society of Illinois

We are the Irish American Police Association

Who Are We?

Founded in 1975, The Emerald Society of Illinois is comprised of Irish American Law Enforcement Officers in the State of Illinois.  The Emerald Society of Illinois Society is based in Chicago but has members coast to coast. The Emerald Society of Illinois was created for the promotion of Irish Culture and goodwill through various social events.

The Emerald Society of Illinois is a qualified 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization

Upcoming Events

St. Patrick's Day Parade & Celebration

Saturday, March 16th, 2024

I.U.O.E. Local 399 Hall

2260 South Grove St.,
Chicago, IL

Parade Buses – 9:30 am
Party – 1:00 pm

North-Side Traveling Meeting

Thursday, Febuary 22nd, 2024

Edison Park Inn

6715 N. Olmsted,
Chicago, IL

Meeting – 7:00 pm

South-Side Traveling Meeting

Thursday, April 25th, 2024

Cork & Kerry

10614 S. Western,
Ave., Chicago, IL

Meeting – 7:00 pm

Our Sponsors

DIGI Search
Police Chaplains Ministry
Cork & Kerry
McCarthy Byrnes
The Byrnes Group
Preferred Rate
Plumbers Local 130 U.A
Hibernian Radio
Curley Funeral Home