Granuaile Trail 22 : Kismul Castle


Kismul Castle, off the Island of Barra, in the Outer Hebridies. In 1597 it was reported to the English Council in Dublin that Granuaile had sailed there in her galleys to attack  the  castle, owned by the famous pirate-chief, Ruaridhi MacNeill, in retaliation for an attack by MacNeill on her relations in Mayo.

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