this makes me want to die a little
The Library of Congress has a flickr account with some great photos of Ireland from the Detroit Publishing Company. Here's the link from the flickr blog.
I am not a huge fan of corned beef and cabbage (soda bread is good though!), so this is what one of my favorite food blogs does with a beef brisket. I think you could even get away with doing this with tempeh for the vegans in your life. Mmmm...
Not in Ireland, but, wow.