Nearly St. Patrick's Day! Irish-American heritage by the numbers
(Statistic for Mount Gay-Shamrock is from Census 2000; the other statistics are 2006 estimates.) 9 Number of places in the United States that share the name of Ireland's capital, Dublin. Since Census 2000, Dublin, Calif., has surpassed Dublin, Ohio, as the most populous of these places (41,840 compared with 36,565, respectively, as of July 1, 2006).
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