Fox Hunting Life with Horse and Hound

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lady melissa cropp2.powerCatherine Power photo

The recent passing of Lady Melissa Brooke has been recognised with obituaries in both the local and sporting press, but her main passion in life warranted only a passing mention. She was a dyed-in-the-wool foxhunter with a life-long connection to the County Limerick Foxhounds.

She had spent the war years in New York where her American-born mother had taken the children―Melissa, Caroline (now the Marchioness of Waterford), and Thady (later the Earl of Dunraven) during hostilities.

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# Peter Grady 2021-03-26 10:43
WOW - WHAT A GREAT READ - WONDERFUL HUNTING LIFE - FAB STORY OF A LIFE WELL LIVED !
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# Olga Danes-Volkov 2021-04-03 08:31
What a superbly written piece. What a lady. We shall not see her like again
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