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  1. General. This site is owned and operated by Turus Inc. (referred to as " TURUS INC." or "IrishAbroad.com"). TURUS INC. has the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the site, including, without limitation, the content, hours of availability, and equipment needed for access or use of the site.
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