This site was created for your enjoyment and easy access for everyone interested in learning about their Irish Heritage and/or the Providence Rhode Island Chapter of the Society of The Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick, which was originally  founded in 1901!

Please explore our site, read our rich history, learn about our charitable and Irish culture related events and see what we have to offer. We welcome new content to add to the site, so if you have anything that we might be able to use contact webmaster@friendlysonsprov.org. Below are some photos from last year’s annual dinner and  a link to the invitation for this year’s event. And if you’d like to learn more about possible membership in the organization  or  join us, please contact President Jim Cooney @ coonbug@aol.com or 401-595-6260.

The annual Friendly Sons golf tournament to benefit the Robert E. Sweeney scholarship fund (usually held in June) has been moved September of 2021. Please keep an eye out on this page for further details.

St. Patrick’s Day 2021, keeping the 120 year old tradition alive during a Pandemic



St. Patrick’s Day 2020, keeping the 119 year old tradition alive during a Pandemic