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River nearly dry, River Corrib, Co. Galway.

Mr O'Dea must have been in Galway at the end of a very dry and hot Summer. I know this spot really well and the norm at that time of year would show a full river with a very strong flow. Salmon fishing on this stretch was always some of the best available in Ireland.

 

Photographer: James P. O'Dea

 

Collection:James P. O'Dea

 

Date: September 28 1971

 

NLI Ref.: ODEA 84/8

 

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