County Desmond

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County Desmond was an historic county of Ireland on the south-western coast of Ireland. It was later partitioned between County Cork and County Kerry.

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An old Irish name which roughly translates to mystically handsome. Drawn from an old celtic tale of a dark haired mystical man who used to visit rural villages and seduce local women. The tale goes that the man drew power from the blarney stone found in the Desmond County. His conversation was considered intoxicating and hypnotic leaving women powerless.

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