Ireland's Pirate Trail : A Quest to Uncover Our Swashbuckling Past, Paperback / softback Book

Ireland's Pirate Trail : A Quest to Uncover Our Swashbuckling Past Paperback / softback


Bloodthirsty buccaneers and buried treasure, fierce sea battles and cold-blooded murders, Barbary ducats and silver pieces of eight. Des Ekin embarks on a roadtrip around the entire coast of Ireland, in search of our piratical heritage, uncovering an amazing history of swashbuckling bandits, both Irish-born and imported. Ireland's Pirate Trail tells stories of freebooters and pirates from every corner of our coast over a thousand years, including famous pirates like Anne Bonny and William Lamport, who set off to ply their trade in the Caribbean.

Ekin also debunks many myths about our most well-known sea warrior, Granuaile, the `Pirate Queen' of Mayo.

Thoroughly researched and beautifully told. Filled with exciting untold stories.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 368 pages, 19 Maps; 38 Halftones, black and white
  • Publisher: O'Brien Press Ltd
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  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9781847179586



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