Irish Riviera

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:

  • Indiana
    • Michigan City, a city in northwest Indiana on the shores of Lake Michigan
  • 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
    • The South Shore, a region south of Boston Harbor along the Atlantic coast
    • Squantum, a neighborhood of Quincy
  • 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 [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Herszenhorn, David M. (June 18, 2001). "THE CENSUS". The New York Times.
  6. ^ "Summer on the Irish Riviera". Archived from the original on 2011-07-11. Retrieved 2011-07-26.