Gougane Barra: A Very Irish Hotel In The Wilds Of County Cork
By Everett Potter
St Patrick’s Day is on the horizon, reason enough to begin contemplating a getaway to Ireland. For anyone seeking the perfect lodging, the country has plenty of five star places with baronial fireplaces, silver service dinners and loads of fellow Americans in yellow golf sweaters colonizing the drawing rooms.
For the rest of us, those seeking something a bit more authentically Irish, the matter is easily solved by heading to deepest County Cork and spending a couple of nights at Gougane Barra … continue reading>