Gougane Barra

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

by Everett Potter Just when I thought that I’d seen it all after visiting Ireland for the past 35 years – the greatest vistas, the venerable pub that I swore pulled the best pint ever, the most comfortable country house hotel anywhere – I had a pleasant awakening last October.