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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. en.wikipedia.org/...
Blarney Castle - Cork City, Ireland ♥www.paintingyouwithwords.com - I have heard that you shouldn't kiss the Blarney Stone in this castle. They say the locals have been known to "relieve" themselves on it. I don't know, but I'm going to error on the side of caution. Besides, everyone knows that if you're Irish you have a natural ability for blarney - and I am Irish.