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Ireland’s pirate queen: Twelve fascinating facts about the legendary Grace O’Malley – Irish Post

Grace O’Malley is celebrated in Ireland as the original ‘Pirate Queen’, but the 16th century figure was also a remarkable leader. Source: Ireland’s pirate queen: Twelve fascinating facts about the legendary Grace O’Malley – Irish Post

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10 Insane Rulers You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

There’s a long list of insane people who have held positions of power. It’s kind of in the job description. Here are the most insane rulers of them all. Source: 10 Insane Rulers You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

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The Sea Queen of Connacht

Originally posted on Tales of the Wild Atlantic Way:
Portrait of a pirate woman at the beach, by Selenit  Tá Gráinne Mhaol ag teacht thar sáile, Óglaigh armtha léi mar gharda. Gráinne Mhaol is coming over the sea, Armed warriors…

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The Scots-Irish: Iníon Dubh, Scottish Princess

Source: The Scots-Irish: Iníon Dubh, Scottish Princess

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Top Ten Mad Kings and Queens

Who doesn’t love a mad king?  Here’s a great list of 10 of them!   http://historylists.org/people/top-10-mad-kings-and-queens.html   ********* Don’t miss information on Celtic myth and history, as well as practical travel planning tips, and hidden places, in my travel books.

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