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Blarney's Blog

Welcome to Blarney's Blog

Who is Blarney, you might ask?
I am Blarney Killarney from the grand clan of Killarney Leprechauns.

  photo_2.jpgA 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?!

So that 'tis the tale of how I, Blarney Killarney, came to live at the Liverpool Public Library.

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.

or email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Top of thee mornin' to ye all! I hope ye will come 'n cel'brate me birthday on Saturday, April 21. I will be 133 years old.

Jade, the rug in me 'ouse was given to me by a friend. Glad ye liked it.

Cheers! Mackenzie, Daddy, Mommy, Grandpa, Grandma, Uncle Dan 'n Aunt Emily. So glad ye came to visit.

Sophia, leprechauns don't beli've in keepin' pets. They are me fri'nds.

Cheers! Kaitlyn. 'ello to ye too!

Cheers! Montana. I have a fake goldfish at me par'nts 'ouse in Ireland. 'tis gold 'n white.

Cheers! Stephanie, Emily, Halaina, Shay, Brenna, Gavin, Theo, 'n Carli. Thank ye for visitin'.


'ello me fri'nds! Thank ye to so many who have left me lett'rs. 'tis always good to hear from ye.

Brie, I do not have a fake tv. I would much rather read a book.

Cheers! Ben.

'ello Carmela! I like how ye used shamrocks in ye lett'r. Yes, I will remember ye.

Taylor, the leprechaun in me 'ouse is fake.

'ello ev'ryone. Wow, the library has been busy this week! I am so glad to see so many of me fri'nds visitin'. Me hopes that ye have been enjoyin'  all of the programs that have been off'red during your school vacation week.

Becca, your five foot unicorn sounds amazin'. What fun that must have been fo' ye and your fri'nd Rebecka. I like the name Rainbow.

Enjoy the rest of vacation week ev'ryone!

'ello me fri'nds! I have had a grand week, hope ye all have also. 'tis been rather cool the last few days so I have enjoy'd me cup of tea by the fire. I have also had much fun sittin' in on Ms. Sharp's Sing-A-Long Storytimes.

Thank ye Audrey 'n Isabella fo' ye cute pictures.