Let's Go to Ireland! Ireland is where strange tales begin and happy endings are possible. Charles Haughey

The Emerald Isle
The beautiful Galway Arms Inn

Historic Blarney Castle, Monacnapa, Ireland

Blarney Castle

Leaning backwards and holding onto specially placed bars is the modern way to kiss the Blarney Stone. This is the major attraction people flock to kiss inside of Blarney Castle. Blarney Castle is located in Monacnapa Ireland. Over 200,000 people visit the castle each year so they can do the backwards lean to kiss the famous stone. It is believed that if you kiss the stone than you will get the gift of great eloquence or a skill at flattery.

A visit to the famous Blarney Castle has more to offer than a smooch with a stone. You can visit the very beautiful gardens. You can walk through the poisonous garden where the world's most poisonous plants can be found. There is also an assortment of other gardens you can walk through.

What's at the end of this rainbow?

For someone that likes an adventure hike, Blarney Castle is also for you. Rock Close is a nature hike on the grounds of the castle. This is once again a beautiful attraction where one can walk in the natural beauty of Ireland. The trails offer great views of different rocks and plants.

Let's go for a hike!

Enjoy the natural beauty that is Ireland

Once you have visited everything Blarney Castle can offer you can end your tour at the gift shop. In the gift shop you can pick up a souvenir, a Blarney Stone hat, or even a replica of the stone you smooched with. A visit to the castle is an adventure of a lifetime that only costs 15 pounds. If you book online you can save 1 pound on your trip.


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Some Irish Words and Phrases you should know!

Dia Duit--Hello!

Slán --Good Bye!

“What’s the craic?” -- What’s the story?

Sláinte!-- Cheers!

Well! --A substitute for saying hello.

Fir-- Men for a public restroom sign

Mná-- Women for a public restroom sign

Amadán --Idiot

Go raibh maith agat -- Thank You

Glic --Cute

PLOBAIREACHT-- When you are crying and talking at the same time

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The Blarney Stone
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