On St. Patrick’s Day, I think we should all be like Grace O’Malley!
Once Upon a time in the land of Leprechauns lived Grace O’Malley.
According to Irish legend, as a young girl wished to go on a trading expedition to Spain with her father, and on being told she could not because her long hair would catch in the ship’s ropes, she cut off most of her hair to embarrass her father into taking her and she never looked back.
Her exploits were many and she became known as the Pirate Queen of Ireland. Even in 1530 Women wished to do things the men did.
Every once in a while, one broke out and became a legend that would live forever in the stories told to young girls as what they could accomplish and to young men on what never to underestimate.
I visited Grace’s dungeon and saw her hideout in a cove when I was in Ireland. Standing…
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