Events & Performances

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The Pirate Queen

Thursday 8 March 
Glengormley Library

Friday 9 March
Derry Central Library

Find out how the fiercely independent pirate woman Granuaile O’Mally of Mayo captained her own feet of ships to become the most notorious woman on all the western seas.

 

Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Women

Thursday 12 April  
Larne Museum & Arts Centre

In 1593 a fiercely independent pirate woman set sail from Ireland to London to meet Queen Elizabeth 1stof England. 400 years later an ordinary woman from Belfast came face to face with a member of the British aristocracy.

Two women… two stories… divided by generations… what connects them?

 

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