Happy St. Patrick's Day! ☘ It has been said that Ireland invented whiskey, but Scotland perfected it—and deemed it "whisky." Indeed, both countries are known for their spirits and this 11-day driving tour highlights that 500-year-old tradition. This itinerary is provided by Ireland's Blue Book; a collection of unique Country Houses, Historic Hotels, Manor Houses, Castles & Restaurants in Ireland. Andrew Harper currently recommends 15 Blue Book hotels and restaurants in Ireland.