What is Irish Riviera?
An affectionate nickname for the
The close-to-Boston suburbs of
Milton, Quincy, and Braintreeare arguably considered a part of the "Irish Riviera." They are definitely a part of the South Shore.
South Shoretowns including Holbrook, Abington, Rockland, Norwell, Hanover, and Pembrokeare often considered part of the "Irish Riviera."
Marshfieldneighborhood of Fieldstonis the most Irish-Americansection of the second-most Irish-Americansuburb in the country. The town of Stoneham, north of Boston, home to figure skater Nancy Kerrigan, has the highest-percentage of people with Irish ancestry in the USA.