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.

Upcoming Events

April Meeting

April 20, 2023

Cork & Kerry

10614 S. Western Ave., Chicago, IL

Meeting – 7:00 PM

South-Side Traveling Meeting

June Meeting

June 26, 2023
Chicago F.O.P. Hall Lodge #7

1412 W. Washington
Blvd., Chicago, IL

Meeting – 7:00 PM

Annual Rib-Fest & Awards Night

47th Annual Dinner & Awards Night

2023 Irish Man of the Year

October 7, 2023

Event held at Gaelic Park – Tara Room

6119 West 147th St., Oak
Forest, IL

Event Begins – 6:00 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