;Gift of the Gab" (eloquence, or skill at flattery or persuasion). The legend has several suggested roots, involving members of the MacCarthy dynasty – builders and original owners of Blarney Castle. Blarney Woollen Mills Built in 1823, Blarney Woollen Mills was originally known as Mahony's Mills. It was a water powered mill, producing mainly tweeds and woollens.

, kissing the stone endows the kisser with ''the gift of the gab (wikt:gab)'' (great eloquence or skill at flattery). The stone was set into a tower of the castle in 1446. The castle is a popular tourist site in Ireland, attracting visitors from all over the world to kiss the stone and tour the castle and its gardens. * bikini — two-piece bathing suit for women, after Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands where atomic bombs were tested in 1946; supposedly analogous

Bishopric of Würzburg

cities and villages, the whole forming a compact territory which more than compensated for the loss of her outlying provinces on the Rhine. Montgelas now aspired to raise Bavaria to the rank of a first-rate power, and he pursued this object during the Napoleonic epoch with consummate skill, allowing fully for the preponderance of France — so long as it lasted — but never permitting Bavaria to sink, like so many of the states of the Confederation of the Rhine, into a mere French dependency

studying at Tegernsee (Tegernsee Abbey) and Hersfeld (Hersfeld Abbey), he was called to Würzburg (Bishopric of Würzburg) by Bishop Meinhard (due, Otloh tells us in his ''Book of Visions'', to his skill as a scribe). Otloh served as a secular cleric in the diocese of Freising before pursuing a monastic career against the wishes of his father; he eventually took monastic vows in 1032 at St. Emmeram's, Regensburg. Appointed dean in 1055, he also was ''magister scholae'' (head of the monastic


;travel" team that will travel to play rep teams from other areas. Travel teams are classified by skill. Not all cities will have teams at all skill levels, depending on size and the popularity of hockey, however even small communities may field multiple level. (For example: Orillia, Ontario, with a population of 30,000, has four distinct skill divisions for 7-year-olds.) The classifications are typically not certified by any external organization, so there is speculation about what


was never adequately explained, as the Royal compound and Ayutthaya proper was located on an island; how Taksin and his followers fought their way out of the Burmese encirclement remains a mystery. Due to his courage and skill in fighting the enemy, he was promoted to be the governor of Kamphaeng Phet (Kamphaeng Phet Province) with the title of Phraya Vajiraprakarn (Thai:พระยาวชิรปราการ), but he was populaly referred as ''Phraya'' (Thai royal and noble titles#Phraya). He carried out the defence

, Phetchaburi, Kanchanaburi, and Prachuap Khiri Khan. - UTP VTBU U-Tapao International Airport Rayong, Thailand Taksin learned krabi krabong while studying in Wat Buddhaisawan as a boy. But more than his martial expertise, it was Taksin's skill as a military strategist that allowed him to quickly attain the rank of general. Before the capture

San Gil

, such as rafting (grade 1-5), kayaking, hiking, and caving. Local companies offer rafting packages through various rivers depending on skill level. “Parque el Gallineral” is a popular destination with its characteristic moss-covered trees resembling beards. It has a small

Pinar del Río

"Times" It was during this period that she took the name "Tania" as her ''nom de guerre''. During her training in Cuba and later at a small farm on the outskirts of Prague, Bunke impressed the Cubans with her intelligence, stamina, and skill for espionage. Benigno for instance, has described her as "gracious, beautiful and kind, but also very tough." She further endeared

Ashburn, Ontario

(after 1967 a community centre) was built circa 1861 by William Pearson (1833–1897), a Scottish builder who constructed many fine stone houses in Whitby (Whitby, Ontario) and Pickering (Pickering, Ontario); each wall was constructed in a different style to showcase Pearson's masonry skill. The school was designated a "cultural heritage property" in 1984. Town of Whitby, Ashburn Community Centre, accessed March 16, 2012; also

Fergus, Ontario

on Union Street East in Fergus. Dr. Abraham Groves (1847-1935) was a pioneer of many forms of healthcare in Fergus, and was recognized for his skill and ability as a surgeon. He opened his own hospital, the Royal Alexandria in 1902 and included a nursing school. Before Dr. Groves died in 1935, he gave the hospital to the community. It was then rebuilt as Grove's Memorial Community Hospital. Media 92.9 the Grand fm Established as a Not For Profit organization in December 2009. Founder

Walsh, Ontario

nation. They were noted flint-workers and evidence of the skill in crafting arrowheads is still to be found in open worked field areas surrounding the village. The next wave of inhabitants were the Attawandaron (Neutral Nation) nation, the Neutrals, who occupied the region from about 1350 until their absorption by the Iroquois 300 years later. The last significant native nation to occupy the area was the Mississaugas. The first Caucasian settlers in Charlotteville were the United


and let many of them go free on the promise that they would send back their ransom from Portugal. ib. p. 260 Numerous newly immigrated Jews, whose descendants faithfully adhere to the use of their Spanish dialects, Ladino (Judaeo-Spanish) and Haketia to the present day and who surpass older Jewish Moroccans in education and intellectual achievement, subsequently become prominent in Moroccan history. With their skill in European commerce, arts, and handicrafts, hitherto

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