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The man who ran the ‘Corofin mile’

One of the most dramatic and legendary events in the history of Irish foxhunting took place with the Galway Blazers on December 19 1953 between Cregg Castle, Corandulla, and beyond the Clare river, near Anbally. This is great fox hunting terrain. It’s level going, open and free. When on a good scent the hounds will skim the walls and allow no time for man or beast to make mistakes if they want to stay close to them. December 19 1953 was a clear, frosty day, with similar temperatures to those we are enduring these past few weeks. The hounds were in full pursuit ‘skimming the long low walls the way the swallows do’. After a four mile chase they hit the river Clare about a mile short of the nearest bridge at Corofin village.

Close to town with so much to offer

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Beat the traffic with this compact three bed semidetached bungalow on a large end site. Only minutes’ walk from Eyre Square, and the city centre, No 3 Loyola Park, College Road, offers superb opportunities for the enterprising purchaser as the property is located on a large site of over 5,000sq ft (496.16sq m) which offers the possibility of development potential subject to planning permission.

 

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