Mar
13

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.

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