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Welcome to the virtual home of The Grand Council of United Emerald Societies.

Reorganized in 1975 the Grand Council has a membership of over 25,000 members and serves as the umbrella group of 25 Affiliated Emerald Societies.

The membership of our Affiliated Emerald Societies serve in front-line professions such as Law Enforcement, Fire Service, EMS, Education, Sanitation, Mass Transit and Public Utilities. 

The Grand Council has Affiliates in the State of New York located in New York City, New York Metropolitian area (Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland and Westchester counties), New York Hudson Valley Region (Dutchess, Orange, Ulster and Putnam counties), State of New Jersey, State of Massachusetts and the Washington D.C. Area.

The Grand Council usually meets on the first Wednesday of the month at different locations in NYC, Westchester and Long Island. No meetings are held in July and August

Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 3 , 2021 (7:30pm) at JC Forgarty’s, 60 Kraft Ave, Bronxville, New York 10708. Visit Forgarty’s website for directions and further information.

Fraternally,

PETER F. WHALEN,

President

Ní neart go cur le chéile

There’s no strength without unity

THE WHALEN FAMILY

Visit our friends

NCLEES
NYC SAINT PATRICK’S DAY PARADE
NYC SAINT PATRICK’S DAY FOUNDATION
Ancient Order of Hibernians
Ní neart go cur le chéile
(There’s no strength without unity)
11/5/21 Affiliated Delegates meeting

Congratulations

Congratulations to The Great Irish Fair 2021 Patrolman Edward Byrne Memorial award recipient NYPD ES President and GCUES Board of Director Megan O’Malley.

Congratulations to all of the Honorees and special congratulations to the Great Irish Fair on its 40th anniversary.

The Great Irish Fair is next week September 25, 2021 in Coney Ireland, Brooklyn, NY.

Russo’s on the Bay, September 16, 2021

2021 Irish Echo Big Campfire 8/27/21

TJ Ryan, Peter F. Whalen
(Back Row) Ron Gerlich, Brendan Cooney, Marty Bellew, Eddie Patterson, Brian J. Sharkey

Barney Ferguson Emerald Legacy Fund 8/26/21

Tunnel to Towers Foundation Concert

PAPD Emeralds with Tunnel to Towers Foundation CEO Frank Siller
(L-R) Thomas Kennedy, Ryan Casey, Frank Siller, Thomas J. Ryan (GCUES 2nd VP), Matt Westfield
Jones Beach, NY 8/21/21

The Irish Echo 2021 Law and Order Awards

2021 Virtual Parade

GCUES SOCIAL MEDIA

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