A friend of mine just got back from Ireland, and it’s been making me think about my own trip there last year. In particular, I’ve been thinking about the old Catholic priest I met when touring Saint Mary’s Church in Dingle.   I remember being miffed that my mother and I had to pay something like 5 Euros to amble around the old church museum, built in 1862. The cost was justified by the fact that a famous stained glass window artist, Harry Clarke, had installations there, and there was also a large painting of the Last Supper by American…