Rose of Ballyseedy Castle

Hilda Blennerhasset is said to walk the floors of Ballyseedy Castle in Ballycarty in Kerry carrying a single red rose. Why the rose? It was part of the rent due to the crown, to be paid on St John the Baptists Day every year...

Hilda Blennerhasset is said to walk the floors of Ballyseedy Castle in Ballycarty in Kerry carrying a single red rose. Why the rose? It was part of the rent due to the crown, to be paid on St John the Baptists Day every year…

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