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August 13-23, 2018 Ireland’s Wild West (Accepting Reservations)
August 13, 2018 - August 23, 2018
In Search of the Irish Pirate Queen Grace O’Malley with author Anne Chambers -Celebrating Women in History! Join us on an special adventure to the beautiful wild west coast of Ireland as we trace the life of a 16th century pirate queen Grace O’Malley (Granuaile). This extraordinary Celtic woman was dismissed as mere legend, until Anne Chambers found documentation of Granuaile’s achievements. An empowering journey whether you are visiting Ireland for the first time or returning for a another look! Enjoy a guided Burren walk with a local expert. With archaeologist Michael Gibbons visit castles Granuaile attained through war and love . Explore the natural beauty and ancient sites of Connemara and Clare Island. This tour involves easy to moderates walks and an optional (strenuous) hike up Croagh Patrick, a sacred Christian and pagan site. Click here for Ireland tour details