How many Americans claim to have Irish heritage?
A: Nearly 35 million Americans report having Irish heritage, according to the census. That's seven times the population of Ireland, which is an estimated 4.58 million.
How much corned beef and cabbage is produced in the U.S. yearly?
A: In 2009, roughly 26.1 billion pounds of beef and 2.3 billion pounds of cabbage were produced in the United States.
Where does Irish Soda bread get its name and distinctive taste?
A: Irish soda bread gets its name and distinctive character from the use of baking soda rather than yeast as a leavening agent.
How many St. Patrick's Day parades are held across the U.S.?
A: More than 100 St. Patrick's Day parades are held across the United States. New York City and Boston are home to the largest celebrations.
How many cities or towns in the U.S. are named Dublin?
A: Sixteen U.S. places share the name of Ireland's capital, Dublin. With 44,541 residents, Dublin, CA, is the largest of the nice, followed by Dublin, OH, with 39,310.