Blarney Castle Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Babysitting service
- Banquet room
- Concierge desk
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... Blarney about 4:15. We have become a bit expert in avoiding the bus gaggle so we decided to press our luck. If we hit Blarney Castle about 4:30 (it's open until 6:30) we might just miss the crowds and it would leave all day tomorrow to see Cork and other sites. Also, the weather had cleared up, and weather forecasting is not a science over here, just a guess, so who knows what tomorrow may ...
... In order to be able to actually kiss the stone you have to climb the narrow winding castle staircase then lean backwards over the edge. Now there is an assistant and iron guide rails, but back in the day people were hung by their ankles over the edge. I think I would have passed if I had to dangle by my ankles upside down. I did get to kiss it today, fingers crossed for no communicable diseases.
The next stop ...
Left Killarney this morning. Had a look at Ross Castle. Weather still hasn't closed in on us. Get the odd bit of "Irish Mist" but generally okay.
Down here in the South it is all very different. Countryside looks more like NZ in places. We went to Blarney Castle so Dennis could kiss the Blarney Stone. Why the hell Dennis needs help with the blarney I don't know!!! Pam and I decided to watch all the others kissing the spit-slathered ...
... space over the "window" at the very top and center of the castle is where the stone is located and where you lean over backwards to kiss.
... they were our only rules. We'd stroll the banks of Sladeen, for a bath in the ocean pool. Our youthful days we passed away, with little work or care. The Sraid Eoin Wren, The Green and Gold, The Goat Street and The Quay. But, alas, our dream was broken, no work we found at home. So we left one November's morning, a distant land to roam. I won't go back, t'would break my heart, my friends have passed away. So I'll leave my bones on a far-off shore, many miles from Dingle ...