Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Do you know where the most Irish town in America is?

“Scituate, a pleasant seaside town thirty miles from Boston is the most Irish town in the United States, according to 2005 – 2009 U.S census data.

All in all, 16 communities within the South Shore neighborhoods of Boston have the highest percentage of people of Irish descent in the United States.

Top of the list is Scituate, where almost 50 percent of residents are of Irish decent. At least 44 percent of the population in Braintree, Hull, Marshfield, Avon, Pembroke, and Milton claim Irish ancestry also.”

Read more @ http://www.irishcentral.com/news/the-most-irish-town-in-america-is-named-113189629-237735511.html?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=IC%20Favorites%20January%209%202016&utm_term=The%20Best%20of%20IrishCentral

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