Why Join?

The Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick of Union County, NJ is an organization comprised of men of Irish Descent, who are business owners, executives, professionals, firefighters, police officers, carpenters, laborers and all-around leaders of their communities and throughout New Jersey.

We are interested in the economic development of Union County, Ireland and our communities.

We are one of the oldest, longest lasting Irish Organizations in the County and are proud attendees of several events through the year.

We are seeking individuals who are of good moral character of Irish Descent interested in furthering the philanthropic and economic interests of The Friendly Son’s of St Patrick of Union County.

As a member, you can expect:

  • Education of Irish History locally, nationally, abroad and even folklore
  • You will be introduced to Irish Tradition from Members who are third and fourth generation
  • You will give back to the community
  • You will meet new people
  • You will have plenty of events to attend that are both internal and external


We encourage Irish-American leaders in business, the professions, labor, education, religion, culture, government and public/civic life, living or working in Union County, to seek active membership in “The Friendly Sons.”