BLARNEY STONE: The Kissing of Which Confers the Gift of Eloquence

It is said that kissing the Blarney Stone confers on a person the gift of eloquence and persuasiveness. This iconic stone is set in a wall of Blarney Castle, and was constructed in 1446 by Dermot McCarthy, king of Munster, on the site of a demolished 13th century castle.  Various legends surround the Blarney Stone’s [...]