I don’t remember when I heard about the famed Blarney Stone, but I was probably in elementary school. But do you know WHY the Blarney Stone is famous, and WHY you’re supposed to kiss it? If you’re like me, I didn’t know the WHY either. But that has changed recently. Before I get into the details, let’s me give you a run-down of the history of not only the Blarney Stone, but the castle and grounds that are associated with it.