Caislean na Circe on Lough Corrib
Collection:Father Browne
Year:1925
Description:A photograph of Caislean na Circe on Lough Corrib - a lake in Galway. Caislean na Circe means 'castle of the hen'. According to local legend the castle was built in a night by a cock and a hen. This castle was once home of the great pirate Queen of Connemara, Grace O'Malley, who lived in the time of Queen Elizabeth I of England. The photograph was taken in 1925.