The Young Irish Fellowship Club is founded Day by Terry and Roseann Lefevour on St. Patrick’s.
Interest in the IFC continues to increase. In 1982 alone, club membership rises by 15%.
Seamus Mallon, Deputy Leader of the Social and Labor Party in Northern Ireland, visits the IFC to discuss rising paramilitary violence in Ireland.
IFC charitable contributions, mostly in the form of scholarship money for students of Irish heritage, reach $120,000. The Club also makes a $7,500 donation to assist the purchase of a reconciliation center in Northern Ireland.
Richard M. Daley is elected Mayor of Chicago.