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Joint_Master_David_McCarthyJoint-Master David McCarthy over one of what sporting artist Snaffles called "The Biggest Walls."  /  Noel Mullins photoA meet of the Galway Blazers around the medieval walled town of Athenry, County Galway in the heart of the hunt country is not to be missed. Before traffic congested the town centre, meets were traditionally held at Higgins’ Bar. Masters and huntsmen would be served a stirrup cup by the proprietor Brendan Higgins who, with his sister Mary Josephine (my mother), hunted with the pack.

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# Steven Price 2012-02-14 13:13
Here's that lovely ballad called "The Fields Of Athenry"
(nothing to do with hunting, though):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9InnXP64To
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# Norman Fine 2012-02-14 14:02
What a hauntingly beautiful ballad. Thanks for providing that link. It will be reprising in my brain for days now!
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