I found this recipe on the internet many, may years ago. I don't know who Diane is, but I thank her several times a year for this recipe! It receives rave reviews from guests on St. Patrick's Day-such a pleasant change from boiled potatoes and cabbage!
Place potatoes in a saucepan with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil and cook until tender, 15-20 minutes.
Place bacon in a large deep skillet.Cook over medium heat until evenly brown. Drain, reserve drippings, crumble & set aside. In the reserved drippings, saute cabbage and onions until very soft and translucent. Cover pan to help the veggies cook faster.
Drain the potatoes, mash with milk and season with salt and pepper. Fold in the bacon, cabbage & onions and transfer mixture to a large serving bowl. Make a well in the center and pour in the melted butter. Serve immediately.