Interesting Irish

The Friday File: The world’s first St. Patrick’s Day parade (sadly postponed this year) occurred on 3/17/1762 in NYC and featured Irish soldiers fighting for Britain! 32.6 million persons or 10.1% of the US population, claim Irish ancestry, down from 38.7 million or 15.6%, as recently as 1990. Six cities in the US are named Dublin: in California, Georgia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia. The biggest, Dublin, CA; population 52,000.

Share This Post
Facebook Twitter Email

Speak Your Mind


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.