Blarney Castle

, Cork, Ireland
Attractions/things to do

Opening Hours

Monday
09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 16:00
Thursday
09:00 - 16:00
Friday
09:00 - 16:00
Saturday
09:00 - 16:00
Sunday
09:00 - 16:00
Blarney Castle

Description

The Stone of Eloquence  For over 200 years, world statesmen, literary giants, and legends of the silver screen have joined the millions of pilgrims climbing the steps to kiss the Blarney Stone and gain the gift of eloquence

Blarney Castle's cover photo

Blarney Castle\u0027s cover photo

Timeline Photos Blarney Castle Sculpture Trail 2016 Blarney Castle and Gardens is running its annual sculpture exhibition. Sculptures are incorporated into the atmospheric surroundings of the castle, with pieces installed throughout the formal gardens, natural features and waterways. The exhibition will be opened in June and runs daily until September. This promises to be an exciting show – With over 350,000 international visitors annually to showcase work, we are hoping for applications from makers working in a variety of ways and in a variety of materials. Sculpture at the Castle 2016 will showcase Blarney Castle and Gardens newly qualified Wildlife Estates Status. The Wildlife Estates Label provides recognition to exemplary estates that voluntarily agree to adhere to the philosophy of wildlife management and sustainable land use. As we are so proud of this new accreditation, all work submitted must be inspired by or convey aspects of Blarney Castle and Gardens Wildlife Estate. There are 3 awards of €500. 1. Chosen by an independent judge. 2. The Blarney Castle award, chosen by Sir Charles Colthurst. 3. Public Choice award, voted on by the visitors to Blarney Castle and Gardens over the entire duration of the exhibition. The application deadline is 9pm Friday 20th of May 2016. This is a juried exhibition, with the work selected by an independent panel. Finished work must be ready for installation from Monday 23rd – Thursday 26th of May. Successful applicants will be notified immediately. Please mail or comment an email address and we can send entry forms, conditions and more. Best of luck to all applicants! Blarney Castle and Gardens. blarneycastle.sculpture@gmail.com blarneycastle.ie

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INSTAGRAM PHOTOS FROM USERS

_paigeywaigeySuccessfully kissed the Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle in Blarney Ireland✅🍀 got me some good luck and the gift of gab😀

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Successfully kissed the Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle in Blarney Ireland✅🍀 got me some good luck and the gift of gab😀

k88888888888888a troll in her cave 👑

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a troll in her cave 👑

jessmn15Kissing the Blarney Stone! (One of the most unsanitary tourist attractions in the world) 😅

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Kissing the Blarney Stone! (One of the most unsanitary tourist attractions in the world) 😅