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Photo of the Week: Blarney Castle, Ireland

Blarney Castle

Home of the famous Blarney Stone

Blarney Castle and its famous stone weren’t originally part of my plan when I took my dad to Ireland. However, once we realized how close it was to Cork we thought “What the hell, even if it’s cheesy let’s check it out.” I’m glad we did. We arrived early in the morning and almost had the place to ourselves. Climbing the very narrow spiral staircase was a little nerve-wracking and our moment with the stone was a blur, but we spent lots of time exploring the other rooms and castle grounds. Even if you think the folklore surrounding this castle is a load of blarney, I’d still recommend making a visit if you’re near Cork.


  1. Shalu Sharma says:

    September 14th, 2012 at 1:32 pm (#)

    Blarney Castle looks very nice. I have not been to Ireland before but would love to.

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