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Recess is a village in County Galway, Ireland. Its official name is in Irish, Sraith Saileach, and translates as "stream of the willow tree". A notable former resident was Seán Lester, the last Secretary General of the League of Nations, who lived there following his retirement until his death in 1959.TransportRecess railway station was on the Galway-Clifden line of the Midland Great Western Railway. The line opened on 1 July 1895 and was closed on 29 April 1935.The word in the Irish language is Sruth meaning stream and Saileach meaning Sally tree. The name stone on entering the village is incorrectly spelled which gives another meaning.
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