Blarney is a town and townland in Co Cork. It lies 8km north-west of Cork City and is famed as the site of Blarney Castle, home of the legendary Blarney Stone. As a result the area is a popular tourist destination with people coming from near and far to see the castle, kiss the stone and to shop at Blarney Woolen Mills. There are numerous hotels and B&Bs in Blarney, as well as pubs and restaurants. There are three primary schools in the town, one for boys, one for girls and an Irish language school. There is also a secondary school called Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál. The town is served by a number of Bus Éireann services, including the number 215 bus every half an hour from Mahon Point via Cork city centre and the number 235 bus from Cork city at a lesser frequency. The local soccer team is Blarney United FC, who compete in the Munster Senior League while there is also a GAA club who specialize in hurling and camogie.