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Visiting Blarney Castle & (Not) Getting the Gift of Garb

One of my huge bucket-list items was going to see Blarney Castle in Ireland, famous for its Blarney Stone. Kissing the stone is said to give one the gift of eloquence, though the castle is beautiful enough to entice people to visit. So when I went on my trip to Ireland a few years back, seeing Blarney Castle was one of my top priorities.

Blarney Castle

A little bit of history: Blarney Castle was built by Cormac McCarthy (King of Munster – not the author) sometime in the 1480s, even though I have to point out that the information given at the … Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018 in Destinations
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