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The Legend of Grainne Mhaol

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Address: | Town Hall Theatre Westport, Westport, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 98 28459
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Hours:
Wed - Thu 20:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Ireland's Pirate Queen , Wednesday & Thursday nights from June 15th in...

Ireland's Pirate Queen , Wednesday & Thursday nights from June 15th in The Town Hall Westport, is a spectacular traditional music show based on the real-life story of the legendary Pirate Queen Grace O' Malley or "Gráinne Mhaol". The show is a wonderful celebration of Irish music, song and dance and is an inspiring epic, reliving the journey of the Irish legend Gráinne Mhaol throughout history. The show is full of energy and enthusiasm and has captured the imagination of audiences across all ages and cultures.

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Amazing!!!

Absolutely amazing show! Extremely talented musicians and Irish dancers! I really enjoyed it! A must see if you're going to Westport! Had such a fun time!

Reviewed 3 September 2016
lornadonegall
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County Donegal, Ireland
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Westport, Ireland
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 November 2016

An interesting production that in my opinion falls far short of what the name suggests. Grainne Mhaol the Pirate Sea Queen whose remains are interred (allegedly) on Clare Island whilst not a swash buckling Pirate was powerful in so far as her domain allowed her. The music and dance routines whilst above average are not memorable. That said the show... More 

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Westport, Ireland
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We were invited to a play about the grand old dame of pirates but there was no play. The music was great and the young dancers did well but the hour of listening to very old stories told by the most boring man was too much for us. Then there was another 45 minutes of listening to a young guitar... More 

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Thank martinh0bbs
County Donegal, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing show! Extremely talented musicians and Irish dancers! I really enjoyed it! A must see if you're going to Westport! Had such a fun time!

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Thank lornadonegall
Grainne Mhaol S, Guest Relations Manager at The Legend of Grainne Mhaol, responded to this review

Hi Lorna, We are Absolutely delighted that you had a fun time! Thanks. More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful evening of top music, dancing and singing in a intimate, cosy theatre that enabled great interaction for the audience. The skills on display were breathtaking, especially the lead dancers. The show had the feeling of a smaller 'Riverdance' with the bonus of first class singers and musicians. Deserves to go on tour and to be seen by... More 

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Thank Acehart
Grainne Mhaol S, Guest Relations Manager at The Legend of Grainne Mhaol, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you very much for your kind review. we really appreciate. Thank you. More 

Belfast
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Caught this on a short trip to Westport. Wasn't disappointed, the dances brilliant, particularly the 2 leads and their younger selves. The musicians too class, could listen to them all evening and the singers were just brilliant. Just one thing, found the audio on the narration a bit hard to hear at times.

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Thank tradsinger
Grainne Mhaol S, Guest Relations Manager at The Legend of Grainne Mhaol, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review. We are glad that we could put on a show that you enjoyed. More 

Ballina, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is a great show.The music the dancers the singing all first class.I would recommend this show to anyone. You will not be disappointed !!! I would go to see it again.

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Thank annemoore58
Grainne Mhaol S, Guest Relations Manager at The Legend of Grainne Mhaol, responded to this review

Hi Anne, Thank you very much for coming to the show and we are glad you were not disappointed! More 

London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic dancing, brilliant musicians. A thoroughly entertaining evening designed to meet all requirements for Irish music and dancing. Don't expect to get a detailed historical account of the Pirate Queen but would highly recommend.

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Thank APD25
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

A fantastic show! Dancers, singers and musicians were truly talented! Definitely worth seeing! I would go again!

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Thank Niamh N
Grainne Mhaol S, Guest Relations Manager at The Legend of Grainne Mhaol, responded to this review

Hi Niamh, Thank you very much for coming to the show, and we are so happy that you enjoyed the show! Hope to see you again soon. More 

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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

All enjoyed the show especially the kids. Energetic show of Irish dancing and music set around story of the pirate queen. Fantastic quality dancing and music. Would definately recommend.

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Thank annl5025
Grainne Mhaol S, Guest Relations Manager at The Legend of Grainne Mhaol, responded to this review

Hi Ann, Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate it and glad you enjoyed the show! More 

County Mayo, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I have gone to this show EVERY year since it first started and I ALWAYS enjoy it. It's a wonderful example of top class Irish music, song and dance - with a local flavour. Liam Tighe's dancing in this year's show is breath-taking - the agility, energy and precision in his steps are a sight to behold. In fact, his... More 

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Thank marytonragee
Grainne Mhaol S, Guest Relations Manager at The Legend of Grainne Mhaol, responded to this review

Hi Mary, We are so happy to have you back again! and very happy that you enjoyed the show. We hope to see you again next year! More 

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