Kiss that Blarney Stone! I am Irish after all! Blarney Castle with its moat, in Ireland. Home of the "Blarney Stone" where you bend over backwards to kiss the Blarney Stone to be bestowed with the gift of Eloquence.
The Blarney Stone is a famous Irish historical site located in the village of Blarney, It’s a huge block of stone that was a gift of gratitude to the Irish people from Robert the Bruce, for their unwavering support in the 1314 battle of Bannockburn.
Blarney Castle is a medieval stronghold in County Cork dating back to It was subsequently rebuilt in 1446 and is home to the famous Blarney Stone. Visitors can hang upside-down to kiss the stone, which is said to give the "gift of eloquence"
I created the ultimate Ireland Bucket List because I've now been to Ireland three times (can't get enough) and I have future plans to go back in July. I'm going to finish off the bucket list with you guys hopefully and it is going to be amazing.
Ireland: There's More to Blarney Castle Than the Stone of Eloquence
In Ireland, I gave up the opportunity to climb the tower at Blarney Castle, kiss the famous Blarney Stone and be endowed with the gift of eloquence. Instead, I wandered the grounds and learned there's a lot more to this famous landmark than the stone.