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Blarney Stone

S. Texas St, Shamrock, Texas USA

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“Pucker up”

In the small town of Shamrock, Texas is a HIGHLY protected piece of blarney stone. This isn't just ANY Blarney stone from the rolling hills of Ireland. It hails directly from the bluestone of Blarney Castle in Cork, Ireland. The specialist that placed it here claims it had 'accidentally' fallen off the castle. Regardless, it is a highly regarded monument to the Irish roots of the town-hence the concrete encasement.  The folklore of Blarney stone comes from a Blarney stone being placed in the castle that was claimed to never be touched again. An individual, with speaking inadequacies, was told if he kissed it that he would have 'speech so soft and words so fair'. It was true, that man became one smooth talking sun-of-a-gun. Since, tens of thousands have kissed the original Blarney stone.  So if you pass by Shamrock, pucker up, and don't be fooled by the false, even more touristy Blarney stone nearby. (Hint: real one is in concrete with a plaque, false one has a leprechaun on it)

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Reviewed by
samantha.elliott2

  • 3 Reviews
  • 3 Helpful
July 13, 2016
Rated 5.0

Correction!!! The Blarney Stone has been moved to Blarney Stone Plaza on 2nd and Main St. It's a cute little plaza across from the water tower.

2 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
CaitlinOGrady

  • 1 Review
  • 1 Helpful
March 28, 2015
Rated 1.0

Don't do it!!!! Biggest waste of time! In some park in the middle of some very shady houses & people. We couldn't believe what we got out of the car for.. With 5 kids..

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
curtis.howell.127

  • 1 Review
  • 0 Helpful
August 06, 2014

It's nice

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
kendragallegosreichle

  • 5 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
June 21, 2018

The stone is right on Main Street in Blarney Stone Plaza, on the corner of Main and 2nd St. There’s a metal sign/archway at the entrance but it’s hard to see before you come up on it. Come into town from I40 down the historic Main Street and the park will be on your left. Just past the Texas Theater. Continue down 2nd to see a really cool Magnolia Station next to the Pioneer West Museum too.

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Reviewed by
mamamel

  • 33 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
June 10, 2018
Rated 5.0

It moved to 2nd & Main but you have to go kiss it for the luck !!

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Reviewed by
sherry2

  • 2 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
February 10, 2018
Rated 3.0

The Blarney Stone was worth the kiss! We stopped by passing through at 5am and it was 19 degrees. No, our lips didn't freeze to the stone. We couldn't find it at first and thought it was next to the water tower but its not. I read another review stating it was on main st. And 2nd. It's across the street from it up a street or two on second and main.

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Reviewed by
kelly.mckeeman

  • 2 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
August 10, 2016
Rated 4.0

IT IS NOT IN THE PARK, IT IS ON THE CORNER OF MAIN AND 2ND! 😁

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Reviewed by
kelly.mckeeman

  • 2 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
August 10, 2016
Rated 4.0

IT IS NOT IN THE PARK, IT IS ON THE CORNER OF MAIN AND 2ND! 😁

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Reviewed by
samantha.elliott2

  • 3 Reviews
  • 3 Helpful
July 13, 2016
Rated 5.0

Walked around the park and the small BBQ pit across the street. Did not find the stone.

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Reviewed by
Cin

  • 57 Reviews
  • 7 Helpful
July 06, 2016
Rated 3.0

Nice stop to stretch our lucks and give it a kiss.

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Blarney Stone

S. Texas St
Shamrock, Texas
USA

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Open 24 hours today
  • Sun - Sat: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

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  • Independent
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wifi
  • Check-In
    • midnight
  • Check-Out
    • noon
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