Eleanor, Countess of Desmond: Captivating Tale of the Forgotten Heroine of the Tudor Wars in Ireland

Eleanor, Countess of Desmond: Captivating Tale of the Forgotten Heroine of the Tudor Wars in Ireland

by Anne Chambers

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780717151752
Publisher: Gill Books
Publication date: 02/25/2001
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,147,109
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Anne Chambers is a bestselling biographer, novelist and screen writer. Her biographies include Adorable Diva: Margaret Burke Sheridan; Ranji: Maharajah of Connemara; Granuaile: Grace O’Malley – Ireland’s Pirate Queen; At Arm’s Length: Aristocrats in the Republic of Ireland; Sea Queen of Ireland; The Geraldine Conspiracy; Finding Tom Cruise; and Shadow Lord – Theobald Bourke: Son of the Pirate Queen. Her books have been made into radio and TV drama-documentaries for Discovery Channel, Learning Channel, RTÉ and have been translated and published abroad. She has appeared regularly on radio and TV programmes, most recently on the BBC’s popular series Who Do You Think You Are, on Nationwide RTÉ 1 and RTÉ Lyric FM. She was short-listed for the GPA Irish Book Awards (biography) and for the 2004 Irish Hennessy Literary Awards (short story).

She holds an MA in History from the National University of Ireland and is a member of the Irish Writers Union and the Irish Playwrights and Screenwriters Guild.

Over the years Anne’s name has become synonymous with Grace O'Malley. Her biography of the Pirate Queen has become the inspiration for documentary film makers, composers and writers from a range of creative disciplines worldwide, as well as for students in all educational levels, both in Ireland and abroad.

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