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The Pirate Queen


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

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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