I'm going to Chicago in a few weeks for a few days in June. There seems to be lots to see, but one thing I'm interested in is the Irish heritage of the city. Like Boston and New York City, Chicago was a major point for immigration of the Irish coming to the US. Are there any specific neighbourhoods in Chicago where this is particularly present? Or specific landmarks associated with the Irish?
Essentially it's quite easy to find some suburbs considered 'Irish', from Wikitravel.
Further down, it speaks of Ethnic neighbourhoods:
Conveniently, Wikitravel also has an article on the Far Southwest Side, where most of these neighbourhoods are located.
Sounds like to get the ultimate experience, you want to head to Mount Greenwood, where NO tourists get to and the inside of pubs there will feel like you're across the seas in Ireland.
In terms of landmarks, the most 'Irish' one seems to be the castle: