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Willie Leahy Field Master of The Galway Blazers

Posted on Sunday, September 26, 2021 in:
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Ireland has lost one of its best-known horsemen, Willie Leahy field master of the Galway Blazers from Aille Cross in Loughrea County Galway. In the nearly 70 years that I knew Willie he never changed, true to his dedication to the Traditional Irish Horse, Connemara Pony and the countryside where he was most content. He...

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A First Hunting Trip to Ireland

Posted on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 in:
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I spent the week with Willy Leahy and the Galway Blazers in Ireland. My riding and hunting experience was wonderful and no one got hurt. The American perception seems to be that hunting in Ireland is a way to kill yourself but I did not have that experience at all. I think that it all...

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County Galway (The Blazers) Foxhounds Puppy Show Results, 1913

Posted on Friday, September 12, 1913 in:
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11th September. Entry – 8 couples Dogs, 4 1/2 couples Bitches   Dogs Whisperer : sire – Westmeath Dasher 1907; dam – Wingless 1907; walked by Mr. W. P. Lambert, Castle Ellen, Athenry Deemster : sire – Nettler 1910; dam – Desperate 1910; walked by Mr. P. J. Quinlan, Caheroyan Park, Athenry Forester : sire...

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County Galway Foxhounds Puppy Show Results, 1912

Posted on Friday, August 23, 1912 in:
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22nd August. Entry – 7 1/2 couples Dogs, 9 1/2 couples Bitches   Dogs Hermit : sire – Mr. Wroughton’s Harvester; dam – Winsome; walked by N. C. Comyn Esq., Ballinderry, Kilconnell Hector : brother to Hermit; walked by J. Hogan Esq., Killreeckle Whynot : sire – Kildare Gordon; dam – Wingless; walked by F....

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County Galway Foxhounds Puppy Show Results, 1911

Posted on Thursday, April 20, 1911 in:
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19th April. Entry – 8 couples Dogs, 10 1/2 couples Bitches   Dogs Watchman : sire – Westmeath Warbler; dam – Velvet; walked by Mr. M. F. Hogan Dabster : sire – Westmeath Dashwood; dam – Wingless; walked by Messrs J. Greated and C. R. Henry Wonderful : sire – Westmeath Warbler; dam – Gamesome;...

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Co. Galway Puppy Show, 1902

Posted on Friday, August 22, 1902 in:
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August 21st. Entry – 9 1/2 couples Dogs, 6 1/2 couples Bitches   Dogs Telephone : sire – Atherstone Gaffer; dam – Tell-tale; walked by Mr. Sheridan Proctor : sire – Atherstone Gaffer; dam – Princess; walked by Mr. Dooley Florist : sire – Atherstone Gaffer; dam – Flora; walked by Mr. Finnegan   Bitches...

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Co. Galway Puppy Show, 1901

Posted on Friday, June 28, 1901 in:
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June 5th. Entry – 7 1/2 couples Dogs, 8 couples Bitches   Dogs Wizard : sire – Atherstone Gaffer; dam – Willing; walked by Mr. J. J. Smyth Durable : sire – Atherstone Gaffer; dam – Dulcimer; walked by Mr. Sheridan Gatacre : sire – Atherstone Gaffer; dam – Wishful; walked by Mr. Hutchison  ...

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