Monday, March 12, 2012

Irish Philadelphia

Our friends at sent us this information:

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, almost 35 million Americans claim to be of Irish decent, but on March 17th, everyone gets to be Irish!
To help travelers celebrate St. Patrick’s Day like a true Irishman, compiled the top 10 U.S. cities with the highest Irish populations, which are likely to offer not only the best green beer, corn beef & cabbage, festive parades and Irish jig fun, but a once in a lifetime experience to party with the Irish locals, ..../blockquote>

Depending on what source you use Philadelphia ranks either #2 or #3 in cities with percentage of populace with Irish ancestry.  According to Hotwire, others area cities with a large percentage of culturally Irish population are New York City, Boston, and Chicago.

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