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.
GRANUAILE TRAIL NO.5
Clare Island - from Atlantic Drive Achill Island - home to Grace for part of her life and from where she controlled the coasts of Mayo and Galway
Murrisk Abbey at the foot of Croagh Patrick was built by O'Malleys for the Augustinian Friars in1457 and featured in Grace and her family's life. Many generations of her ancestors and descendants lie buried within its ruins.
A gold chalice (now at Ballintubber Abbey) was donated to Murrisk Abbey in 1638 in memory of Grace's youngest son, Tibbot-ne-Long, Viscount Mayo who died in 1629.