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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Blarney Stone

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# Cork
Woman airlifted from top of Blarney Castle after fall
After being airlifted by the Rescue 115 helicopter, the woman was transported to hospital via ambulance.
# In Pictures
Ireland of 1964... seen through American eyes
O’Connell Street from Nelson’s Pillar, Merchant’s Quay before the shopping centre and kissing the Blarney Stone
# shift in the lab
University of Glasgow disprove Blarney Stone myths (spoilsports)
Researchers tested a 19th century microscopic slice of the rock to see what they could find out.
# Tourism
Ireland tops Fodor's travel guide list for 2013
The travel guide promotes the Gathering as one of the ‘must see’ events of 2013.
# hot spots
Photos: Ireland’s top 10 attractions revealed
Which places around the country drew the most visitors last year? And does this vintage photo give you a clue?
# Your Say
Poll: Would you recommend tourists visit the Blarney Stone?
Lonely Planet survey recommends that visitors to Ireland give the famous kissing stone a miss…
# kiss-off
Is the Blarney Stone a load of... Blarney?
Lonely Planet poll slams kissing the famous stone as an “inexplicable cliché” – and seven out of ten in survey think tourists should give it a miss.