Grace O'Malley Trail:  HOWTH CASTLE, HOWTH, CO. DUBLIN - Picture no. 3

 This is the historic gateway which Grace O'Malley found closed against her when she sought hospitality at the Castle and kidnapped the grandson of the owner, the Earl of Howth, in revenge.

For more information see page 54  Granuaile: Grace O'Malley - Ireland's Pirate Queen

 

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