The hilight of our week this week was definitly Kissing the Blarney Stone.Steeped in history and magical Charm, Blarney offers a host of wonderful things to do and places to discover. The most famous being the Blarney Stone. It is set high up on the Castle battlements. For over 200 years, worlds statesmen and legends of the silver screen have joined the millions of pilgrimsto climb the steps to Kiss the Blarney Stone and gain the gift of eloquence or the gift of the gab as locals call it :-)
After lunch, we then headed to the Jameson Whiskey Factory in Midleton. We toured the factory and got to see exactly how the famous whiskey is made. Sampled a drop too:-)
After our wonderful day, we checked into our hotel for the evening, Hayfield Manor in Cork. Just one of the most luxurious 5 star hotels in Ireland. The atmosphere here was just perfect to finish off our day. We had dinner in the fabulous restaurant and a night cap or two before retiring for the night.
A day to remember :-)