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A Little Bit Irish

In March almost everyone claims to be a little bit Irish. It might be because of the music, the dancing or the festivities but really it is all about the green. In March dormancy gives way to spring green shoots of new growth and that is worthy of a party whatever your ancestry.  Public green space is worth celebrating too, and Boston holds the distinction of establishing the first public park in the nation. What city is there more Irish than Boston?  Boston Common was designated public green space in 1634.  Yet there is also a public garden attached to the Common and it was the first created in the nation....   Continue Reading