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Grace O’Malley the Pirate Queen  
   

Grace O’Malley the Pirate Queen

The Westport House , My Pilgrimage to Crough Patrick and Irish parties

August 25th 2019
Our weekend began at a home named the Westport House, a beautiful home and gardens that was built upon the foundations of one of many castles that belonged to the famous Irish Pirate Queen of Connacht... Grace O’Malley. The original home was built by a great-great granddaughter of O’Malley. I immediately liked the tale of Grace, apparently she didn’t take any “umph“ from anybody and if t ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County Mayo » Westport

Irish Flag Celtic tribes arrived on the island between 600-150 B.C. Invasions by Norsemen that began in the late 8th century were finally ended when King Brian BORU defeated the Danes in 1014. English invasions began in the 12th century and set off more than se... ... read more
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Tot: 2.729s; Tpl: 0.029s; cc: 9; qc: 40; dbt: 0.0535s; 2; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 3; ; mem: 1.4mb