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Blarney Castle, Cork City, Ireland.

Want to go......Been There And For Reals Kissed The Stone. Worth It. Blarney Castle, Cork City, #ireland #travel

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~~Blarney House, County Cork, Ireland by Buhler's World~~

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Blarney Castle - Ireland At the top of the castle lies the Stone of Eloquence, better known as the Blarney Stone.Tourists visiting Blarney Castle may hang upside-down over a sheer drop to kiss the stone, which is said to give the gift of eloquence. There are many legends as to the origin of the stone, but some say that it was the Lia Fáil—a magical stone upon which Irish kings were crowned. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blarney_Castle

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St Patrick's Day, True Irish Legend - Blarney Stone

One of the most memorable places I have traveled - Blarney Castle, Ireland

Blarney stone~ except the Blarney stone is on top of the Blarney Castle, Ireland, and you have to hang off the top of it backwards to do so. And yes, I did.

Bonus ominous #BlarneyCastle in the rain. It was a fantastic day even though we got thoroughly drenched. #ireland #discoverireland #tourist #travel #wanderlust #blarney by fourfiftytwo

Flashback to Blarney Castle near Cork, Ireland, during a Princess Cruise excursion last May. Have you kissed the stone? #blarneycastle #castle #cork #ireland #cruise #princesscruises #royalprincess #excursion #tour #blarneystone #travel #wanderlust #flashbackfriday #flashback

Flashback to Blarney Castle near Cork, Ireland, during a Princess Cruise excursion last May. Have you kissed the stone? #blarneycastle #castle #cork #ireland #cruise #princesscruises #royalprincess #excursion #tour #blarneystone #travel #wanderlust #flashbackfriday #flashback

Blarney Castle  is a medieval stronghold in Blarney, near Cork, Ireland, and the River Martin. Though earlier fortifications were built on the same spot, the current keep was built by the MacCarthy of Muskerry dynasty, a cadet branch of the Kings of Desmond, and dates from 1446.The noted Blarney Stone is found among the machicolations of the castle.

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The poison garden at Blarney Castle yields many deadly beauties, such as this yellow wildflower iris. During a Princess Cruise excursion to the castle, we skipped the long line to kiss the stone and wandered the beautiful property instead. #cork #ireland #cobh #travel #historical #wanderlust #cruise #princesscruises #royalprincess #britishislescruise #blarneycastle #castle #garden #flower #iris

The poison garden at Blarney Castle yields many deadly beauties, such as this blue magic iris. During a Princess Cruise excursion to the castle, we skipped the long line to kiss the stone and wandered the beautiful property instead. #cork #ireland #cobh #travel #historical #wanderlust #cruise #princesscruises #royalprincess #britishislescruise #blarneycastle #castle #garden #flower #iris

Cursed Blarney Castle Most people associate Blarney Castle in County Cork in Ireland with the Blarney stone, which when kissed gives people “the gift of gab.” But this castle is also believed to have a real curse. The Legend Comac MacCarthy, one of Ireland’s great chieftains built Blarney Castle around 1446. Despite the fact Comac fought with the English-- against the local FitzGeralds, Queen Elizabeth l sent an envoy, the Earl of Leicester to claim his lands and rights. Legend states…