Welcome to Blarney's Blog
Who is Blarney, you might ask?
I am Blarney Killarney from the grand clan of Killarney Leprechauns.
A wee bit of Irish magic an' grand ol' fashioned Irish luck landed me in the Liverpool Public Library. Why might a leprechaun end up so far from Ireland? 'Tis a true tale that I tell. I was out for a stroll among the heather, when I happened along a couple of tourists. Now I have a little hobby of climbing into the backpacks of tourists because you never know what kind of interesting reading materials they might have, and I love to read. 'Twas so nice and warm inside the backpack that I found meself drifting off to sleep. Now, leprechauns do not sleep often, but when they gets their mind set to sleeping they can sleep for days. One minute I was reading snug in the tourist's backpack, and next thing I know I'm tucked away inside the pages of a book on a sale shelf inside a library lobby. To awake surrounded by books! What glorious fortune! 'Twas no small bit o' magic there. I no longer have to sneak into the backpacks of tourists. I have many lifetimes of reading materials here. I looked around for the best place to build my home, and noticed several nice young lassies above me, new friends, books from floor to ceiling-- what better place to call home?!
I'm a wee bit shy, so you will never see me, but you can write to me or visit my house located in the Children's Room of the Library.
Write to me:
Please place all letters in the mailbox located above my door
in the Children's Room at Liverpool Public Library.
- Published on 19 October 2010
Cheers! to ye lads n' lassies o' Liv'rpool, I hopes ye has ye costumes ready for Halloween! Did ye see me ghost?
Emily, 'tis grand that ye likes me Halloween decorations. I hope ye liked ye books 'bout cars n' dogs, 'tis good to read 'bout such things. I'm doin' grand, fall 'tis a magical time.
AJ, I've been so busy enjoyin' the fall n' playin' 'n the leaves.
Alison, I love the library, do ye?
Emma, I've read 'bout Disney 'n Florida but I've nev'r been, what 'twas it like?
Leah, me gold be 'n a very special place.
Logan, ye can always visit me hous'!
Becca, twenty three chapter book! 'Tis quite 'n accomplishment. Aren't pumpkins grand? Ye cursive 'tis lovely. I hopes ye had a grand time 'n Virginia.
- Published on 16 September 2010
Jana, thank ye fo' ye lett'r. Boo Kitty n' Pooh Bear 'twere pals I made at the Stuff'd Animal Sleepov'r. The rock 'tis a souvenir from tie-dye, 'tis a tie-dyed rock!
Annabella, thank ye fo' ye many lett'rs, ye be a grand pal!
Ben, I cleaned me workroom just for ye n' rearranged me kitchen! I hopes ye likes it.
Stephen, 'tis a grand drawin' ye sent me. I'm home lots, and I watched ye draw me picture the oth'r day. Stephen, I recently be tellin' Audree "A pet 'tis a grand idea. But we leprechauns be friends o' nature n' lovers of all creatures n' don't keep pets like ye humans do, I 'ave many friends that I visit n' visit me that be animals. I did keep a snail once as a hous'mate n' Ireland. 'Twasn't a particularly chatty fellow, if I recall. I do not think I'll take on anoth'r hous'mate just yet. I often take tea with the woodchuck that lives 'n the library's side yard. He's brillant but too large for me hous'."
David, 'tis grand to be loved! I came out n' tugged on ye shoelace whilst ye were here, but I be invisible, ye didn't see me.
Tea 'tis lov'ly, Hannah.
I'm glad ye likes me house, Lydia. I've been 'n New York since last April.
Dominique n' Nadia, best wishes to ye Mum n' Da.
Makenzie, I hope ye had fun at ye aunt's, visitin' with family can be grand.
Morgan, human cameras do not work on me n' Leprechaun Law forbids leprechauns o' me age from being seen by humans. Perhaps, me cousin Erin will draw me likeness. I will write to her n' ask her. But me portrait would be small. Me middle name be Darby, what be yours?
Hi to ye, Jonathan.
- Published on 02 October 2010
So many fine lett'rs from teams 'n the Amazin' Library Race.
We like your set up. We also hope you have food.
P.S. don't forget St. Patrick's DayHussak Harolds congratulations on ye vict'ry, 'twas an excitin' race indeed. I'm glad that ye likes me hous' n' I nev'r forget St. Patrick's Day. Make sure ye visit me on that day. 'Tis somethin' special that will happen.
We are having fun doing the Amazing Library Race- Love the Monkeys
'Tis grand that ye had so much fun.
We are doing the Amazing Library Race. Make us win! We are having fun! Love ya!
The Double Stuffed Oreos.
I'm glad ye had fun, I enjoyed seein' ye runnin' 'bout the library. Sorry ye did not win.
We need your luck to win this task. So please send some now!!! from Powell 400
Team Powell 400,
I've sent ye some luck, I hopes it finds ye well.
We are enjoying the Great Library Race. We are on track 2. I hope we win. Thanks the Zells.
I hopes ye had fun, glad ye enjoyed the race.
Dear Blarney, can we see u? I hope next time we see your shape. Where RU? Everytime I come to the Library I don't see U. Do U have candies?
Love the Superheros.
Ye can't see me I be invisible, but I watched ye in the race. I don't have candies, sometimes me friend Bernie the woodchuck brings candied acorns when we have tea.
Please write again,
Why didn't you respond to my to my last picture? I want to see your face? Riley & Dallas Team Lion
Team Lion! Cheers! Dallas n' Riley ye send so many wond'rful notes n' pictures 'tis hard to respond to them all. I think ye both be grand n' I hope ye nev'r stop writin' me.
Your Pal Blarney
Hi How are you doing today? Are you having trouble with people trying to catch you and your gold? Have a great day Team Variety Pack
Team Variety Pack,
Ever' day be grand. I am lovin' the fall, 'tis acorn season n' I love cookin' with acorns. People can't catch what they can't see, 'tis a good bit of luck, that is. Thanks for the great day wishes.
How did you get so small? We wish we could fit into your little house. Do you ever make home visits?
Sincerely Team We (Wii)
Team We (Wii),
Sometimes I take a holiday to some o' me pal's houses. Ye willn't see me, but I will be aroun' ye hous' explorin'. 'Tis grand that ye likes me hous'.
Your Pal, Blarney
- Published on 08 September 2010