Travel Blogs from Blarney, Ireland

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Ring of Kerry Tour and SUN!!, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

Ring of Kerry Tour and SUN!!

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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... drove around the island. It was a very sunny and absolutely beautiful day out, which we counted ourselves lucky for being in Ireland and all.  We went to a granite quarry and climbed a huge hill to get a better view of the surrounding. ...

Kissing The Stone, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

Kissing The Stone

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... he was in Ireland, so his Dad did the only thing that he knew which could start him speaking, so he made the boy kiss the Blarney Stone.   It's not a long drive from Cork to Blarney, but as there are loads of one way roads in Cork, we got lost. It ...

In Search of the Elusive Leprechaun!, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

In Search of the Elusive Leprechaun!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... of turns to make and then there were road signs. Phew!   I am now, almost, on the south coast of Ireland. The landscape has changed considerably from the north and west. There are undulating hills of farmland and no rocky landscape. I find ...

Kissing Fools!, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

Kissing Fools!

A travel blog entry by worldwidenurse

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... ! Now Blarney is very exciting to me as it is where Blarney Castle is, and ever since I first heard about Ireland and the kissing of the Blarney stone I have wanted to try it, so it is rather monumental to be here! For those who are uninformed..haha.. the ...

Kissing stones and such..., Blarney, Ireland travel blog

Kissing stones and such...

A travel blog entry by davefrendy

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... up and running so off we went. It was about a half hour trip out of Cork, with some pleasant country side along the way. Blarney itself is a tiny little village. The castle, which is really the only thing worth seeing was about a 2 minute walk from the ...

Day 5: Blarney & Galway - Kisses Galore, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

Day 5: Blarney & Galway - Kisses Galore

A travel blog entry by angiekayaks

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... was an older man working that day. His job was to hold you while you laid down and bent over backwards to kiss the Blarney Stone. Lauren went first, then Michelle, then Katie, then me. I took pictures of everyone kissing the stone which turned out to be ...

99 things to do before you die,BLARNEY stone CHECK, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

99 things to do before you die,BLARNEY stone CHECK

A travel blog entry by sobby

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Oh that's right ladies and gentlemen we kissed that stone and we have the pics to prove it and NO the local dont pee on it cuz its at the top of the castle guarded by two Irish men ( they might be leprachons to be honest). The castle was great, the ...

"I'm in a castle!!"

A travel blog entry by ssarkar88

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... to the Blarney Castle! We climbed the tight staircase to get all the way to the top of the castle, where we kissed the Blarney Stone.  They say those who kiss the stone get the "gift of gab" but I don't think my storytelling abilities have improved ...

Heading south, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

Heading south

A travel blog entry by kyle-and-lisa

Blarney, Ireland August 4 Day 15: Took a train to Cork, a very pretty and lively city in southern Ireland. Wandered around the city before taking a bus to Blarney. Started a long trek up a hill to our campsite, but a local man offered us a ride! ...

County Cork and Blarney Castle, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

County Cork and Blarney Castle

A travel blog entry by nklenske

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Pictures from Blarney Castle. There once was an old man of Esser, Whose knowledge grew lesser and lesser, It at last grew so small He knew nothing at all, And now he's a college professor. -An Irish Limerick Read More at Klenske, ...

May 13, 2012, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

May 13, 2012

A travel blog entry by tammyandsteve

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... of a ham and egg salad Sandwich and Pringles. Yes, can you believe I am eating this kind of stuff. When in Ireland.... We then went to Blarney Castle to kiss the Blarney stone. It was a very narrow climb up a spiral staircase. Yes, we both kissed ...

Summing Up, Cork and the Blarney Stone, Ireland travel blog

Summing Up

A travel blog entry by alexengel

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... old bloke making sure you dont fall the 4 storeys as you re leaning over backwards to kiss the thing). I also got me an Ireland jumper and Rhiannon was helped to locate the family name on the ,Family Name Tea Towel, by a friendly local shop ...

Blarney, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

Blarney

A travel blog entry by marcelo.heather

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Let me tell you, Blarney is mostly just baloney! It cost 10 Euro each to get in, and though it's grounds really were stunning, the castle itself is just a shell of a castle, not well preserved just turned into a kissing tourist attraction. At the entrance ...

You Speak Oh, So Eloquently, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

You Speak Oh, So Eloquently

A travel blog entry by ckaczma

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Blarney, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

Blarney

A travel blog entry by jpandshaz

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Birthday Kiss, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

Birthday Kiss

A travel blog entry by leann-robyn

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... , burning rash). We finished our “Lake Walk” with some handmade Loganberry ice cream (berries handpicked from Blarney Castle Garden).    Back in Cork, Leann had made dinner reservations at Cafe Paradiso (highly recommended vegetarian ...

What a bunch of Blarney!, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

What a bunch of Blarney!

A travel blog entry by pagerond

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... needs any help in that arena!)  We both climbed the 100 steps (in a very narrow circular stone stairway) to the Blarney Stone.  Sherry kissed the stone for both of us...thanks, Sherry! :-) The castle grounds were quite beautiful, with several ...

Blarney, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

Blarney

A travel blog entry by hersheytravel

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... ; This was the first place we stayed from which we could walk into town and we took advantage of not having to find parking etc. Blarney castle was visible from the front porch of the B&B but it really was not an easy walk so we drove.  As you ...

The Gift of the Gab, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

The Gift of the Gab

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron

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... - think they would have needed a full-time chimney sweep, judging by the number of chimneys.  We then carried on to Blarney, stopping for a few quick photos along the way, with the aid of an umbrella. Our attempt to navigate to The White House ...

Green and Grey, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

Green and Grey

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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... had a few beers, Baileys and ciders before heading back to our hotel for bed.  The beauty of the countryside makes driving in Ireland very tolerable.  The hundreds of shades of green look extremely vibrant against the always gloomy grey skies. ...

Got Job!, Cork and Blarney, Ireland travel blog

Got Job!

A travel blog entry by cowtowncolleen

... male in the lineup I was a bit peeved and it showed, it really is the simplest thing. I walked through the gardens at Blarney where there were stairs called the "wishing stairs" that you apparently walk down with your eyes closed, whilst wishing, this ...

Blarney Castle and Blarney Stone, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

Blarney Castle and Blarney Stone

A travel blog entry by travelledkiwi

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... got to Blarney Castle at 5.00pm and just before it was to close, so I went straight to the Castle to see and kiss the famous Blarney Stone. Walk around and entered the castle and enjoyed the steps up to the top where I was met by the man who helped me and ...

Kissed the Blarney Stone & explored town of Cobh, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

Kissed the Blarney Stone & explored town of Cobh

A travel blog entry by jojorockstar

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... There was a great coffee shop, so I had a latte and caught up with the family on their outstanding wifi. I browsed through the Blarney Woolen Mills and was tempted by the fine Irish sweaters, but living in Dallas has changed me. We don't have the need ...

The Blarney Stone Speech Therapy Technique, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

The Blarney Stone Speech Therapy Technique

A travel blog entry by albertine

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... next destination, Blarney, encountering no rough waters at all!  Although most of our tour members took advantage of the Blarney Woolen Mills shopping mecca, I zipped over to the Blarney Castle and walked up the 100 winding and slippery (aka ...

Pucker Up!, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

Pucker Up!

A travel blog entry by orianapacker

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... Ireland outside of Dublin. It is a beautiful country. All those rolling green hills, just like one giant Shamrock! Everything I believed about Ireland can be found in its countryside.   Oh, and of course I meet this Irish guy whose first words to ...

Exploring Blarney, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

Exploring Blarney

A travel blog entry by nansplanet

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By Wednesday I was brave enough to venture out on my own- and actually grew to love tooling about on the left side and holding my breath around hairpin curves on the country roads- visited Blarney and the Castle, and surrouding ...

the lovely gard, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

the lovely gard

A travel blog entry by sharonmerrick

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... last long in our home, I'm hoping these do. Then we're off to Blarney.  Thanks to the Blarney Gard who helped us find our accomodation.  In Ireland there are no street numbers and in many cases, no street signs.  Makes it a real challenge ...

Blarney 101, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

Blarney 101

A travel blog entry by hughrobins

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... Castle, only a fairytale place from far away Canada. We often wondered if the place really existed. It does! And I kissed the Blarney Stone. Dorothy decided to skip the experience and took a picture of me being held firmly upside down by a kind old Irish ...

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I "topped off the tanks" for them at Blarney!

A travel blog entry by liamleprechaun

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... was well worth the 153 stairs you need to climb to get to the top of the castle wall and lay on your back and kiss the Blarney Stone! It was a shame that Audie's knee wouldn't allow her the climb, but then she's not a Blarney kind of woman, is ...

Blarney, Blarney, Ireland travel blog

Blarney

A travel blog entry by stevoc

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... in your hotel! Today promised to be my favourite day so far though. We went on a scenic drive through the country parts of Ireland and listened to a great commentary from the tour guide. He pointed out The Rock of Cashel, and a host of other cathedrals, ...

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