KILDAWNET CASTLE, Achill Island, overlooking the Sound, one of many strategically contstructed stone towers built by the O'Malley Clan to control the waterway linking Blacksod Bay to Clew Bay.
Some of the participants from the USA, Canada, Spain and New Zealand on the Pirate Queen 10th Anniversary Tour pictured in the grounds of Westport House
for more information see www.wanderwomantours.com
Author Anne Chamabers with Erja Lipponen, Wander Woman Tours and Sheelyn Brown, 14th great granddaughter of Grace O'Malley celebrating the 10th anniversary of The Pirate Queen Tour at Westport House.
Author Anne Chambers and Father Frank Fahy with the famous Lord Mayo Chalice, donated in 1635 by Maud O'Connor Sligo, wife of Lord Mayo, to Murrisk Abbey, now preserved at Ballintobber Abbey.
Author Anne Chambers at the tomb of Tibbott-ne-long - Lord Mayo - in Ballintubber Abbey. The son of the Pirate Queen, Granuaile.