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Kildare, Ireland

  Kildare, Ireland  Kildare, Ireland * http://www.kildare.ie/kildareheritage/?page_id=39 * http://www.kildaretown.ie/ * The visit I took in July to Kildare was one of the most sacred pilgrimmages I’ve made in my life. The Goddess Brigid has been my Matron and principle Deity … Continue reading

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The Blarney Castle

    Blarney Castle * http://www.blarneycastle.ie * Blarney, Ireland * 021-438 5252 * The Blarney Castle and its estate is an amazing magical playground of myths and legends, faeries, and fantastical beliefs. Even the grounds in its gardens have their … Continue reading

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The Blarney Castle Rock Close:

  Rock Close   Rock Close * Blarney Castle, Blarney, Ireland * www.blarneycastle.ie * A mystical portal in the heart of the castle grounds of Blarney where faeries dance, Witches’ bless and answer wishes, Druids weave magick, stone monuments made, … Continue reading

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Rock Close: Druid’s Cave and Circle

    Druids Cave: * The Rock Close * Blarney Castle, Blarney, Ireland * http://www.blarneycastle.ie * Right next to the Witch’s Stone and Kitchen is the Druid’s Circle and Sacrificial Altar that is believed to be a traditional Celtic stone … Continue reading

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The Wishing Steps of Rock Close

  Wishing Steps   Wishing Steps * Rock Close * Blarney Castle, Blarney, Ireland * http://www.blarneycastle.ie * Onwards with the quest for charms and blessings, just after kissing the legendary Blarney stone for the gift of gab we were onwards … Continue reading

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The Blarney Badger Cave

    Badger Cave * Blarney Castle, Blarney, Ireland * http://www.blarneycastle.ie * A feature of the Blarney Castle are the caves below the fortress called “Badger Cave”. This was the escape route used by the guard when Cromwell’s general Lord … Continue reading

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Legend of the Blarney Stone

    Legend of the Blarney Stone Blarney Castle, Blarney, Co. Cork, Ireland * Phone: 00 353 21 4385252 * http://www.blarneycastle.ie/ One of Ireland’s most valuable and mesmerizing mythical collections is the infamous Blarney Stone. Called “Cloch na Blarnan” in … Continue reading

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Dunluce Castle

    Dunluce Castle * A2 Coast Road Portrush * BT57 8SX * County Antrim, Northern Ireland * Tel: 44-28-7082-3333 * Dunluce a.k.a. Dun Lios, means “Strong Fort” in Irish. One of Ireland’s infamous settings for fantasy tales, movies, or … Continue reading

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Dunseverick Castle

    Dunseverick Castle * Along the Giant’s Causeway / Coastal Causeway Route, Northern Ireland * Near the Giant’s Causeway, on an isolated rock surrounded by the sea in a small bay, is the crumbling remains of “Dunseverick Castle”. A … Continue reading

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