Our correspondent writes: 'I'd like to kick off the Irish section by recommending a lovely seaside pub in Baltimore, West Cork called Bushe's Bar. It's a cozy, family run pub full of interesting maritime artefacts. I don't have the exact address, but you can't miss it as it's the only proper pub on the waterfront.'
'It's the perfect place to pass a leisurely afternoon chatting with locals and puzzling over the crossword. I only drink Guiness in Ireland, but you can also find other good local brews.'
'Remember that a half pint is called a glass in Ireland, not that you'll probably order one!'