Kissing the Blarney Stone

People come from all over the world to visit Blarney Castle in Ireland and kiss the infamous Blarney Stone. What makes this stone so special? Legend says that the builder of Blarney Castle, Cormac Teige McCarthy was about to be deprived of his land so he went to goddess Clíodhna for help. Some Irish myths say she is the goddess of love and beauty and others that she is the ruler of the fairy women in the country’s hills. She told him to kiss the first stone that he finds on his way to court and by doing so.. Read More


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