Westport House and its infamous ancestor

Perhaps I am watching too much Downton Abbey, but I got a little carried away when I was in Westport and decided to visit the 18th Century Westport House. It is privately owned by a family, who are direct descendants of Grace O’ Malley, the famous 16th Century Pirate Queen of Connaught. Now she was interesting………………  The website … More Westport House and its infamous ancestor