Blarney

Blarney

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Blarney Castle is a medieval stronghold in Blarney, near Cork, Ireland, and the River Martin. Though earlier fortifications were built on the same spot, the current keep was built by the MacCarthy dynasty, Kings of Desmond, and dates from 1446. The noted Blarney Stone is found among the machicolations of the castle. The castle originally dates from before AD 1200, when a wooden structure was believed to have been built on the site, although no evidence remains of this. Around 1210 A.D. this was replaced by a stone fortification.show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135851489
  • 9786135851489