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Irish Riviera is a slang expression that can refer to any of several seaside communities in the United States with high population densities of Irish-Americans, including:

Massachusetts
  • Marshfield, a town south of Boston in Plymouth County on the Atlantic coast
  • Scituate, a town south of Boston in Plymouth County on the Atlantic coast
  • South Boston, a neighborhood of Boston
  • Squantum, a neighborhood of Quincy
  • The South Shore, a region south of Boston Harbor along the Atlantic coast
Indiana
  • Michigan City, a city in northwest Indiana on the shores of Lake Michigan
Michigan
New Jersey
  • Avon, a borough in central New Jersey on the Atlantic coast [2]
  • Belmar, a borough in central New Jersey on the Atlantic coast [3]
  • Lake Como, a borough in central New Jersey on the Atlantic coast [4]
  • Spring Lake, a borough in central New Jersey on the Atlantic coast
New York

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ One Tank Wonders - New Buffalo, Michigan
  2. ^ Roth, Phillip (1997). American Pastoral. Houghton Mifflin. ISBN 0-395-86021-0.
  3. ^ Belmar Saint Patrick’s Day Parade
  4. ^ Como region
  5. ^ Herszenhorn, David M. (June 18, 2001). "THE CENSUS". The New York Times.
  6. ^ Summer on the Irish Riviera