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CRUFTS 2019 - Change of Best In Show Judge

Dan Ericsson from Sweden, originally contracted to judge Best in Show at Crufts in 2021, has kindly agreed to having his appointment brought forward and will now judge Best in Show at Crufts 2019, in place of Dr Ron James.


Crufts 7th March Entry Details

138 Dogs - 159 Entries

115 Bitches - 128 Entries

253 Total - Dogs Entered

Midland Irish Setter Society - Change of Judge

Due to illness George Stevenson is unable to judge Irish Setter bitches at the Club Championship show to be held on 24th February. The replacement judge will be Brenda Berry (Brinara).

KC Dog Photographer of the Year Competition 2019 - see KC Press Releases

Next Breed Show
Midland Irish Setter Society Championship Show  24th February 2019
Judges: Sally Foster (Dogs) & Brenda Berry (Bitches)

Bus Eireann - Our Red Setter - TV Advert

We thought we would share this superb advertisement featuring an Irish Setter

The Double for Kasia - Congratulations

CAC Show in Bydgoszcz, Poland, 16th February - Night Show

YumYum Diervilla CAC, BOB & Group 1 - Owned by Kasia Czapla

Leszek Siejkowski (PL) Breed & Group judge

CAC Show in Bydgoszcz, Poland, 17th February - Day Show

YumYum Diervilla CAC, BOB & Group 1 - Owned by Kasia Czapla

Piotr Krol (PL) Breed & Group Judge 

Field Trial News From Ireland

Hugh Brady Wins At The Irish Red & White Setter Club Trial
See Results & Photos in the new Field Trial Section

Photos & Report by: Raymond Munroe

Congratulations to Christine & Peanut

Northern Ireland Gundog of the Year for the 3rd Year running!

Northern Ireland Gundog of the Year
2016, 2017 and 2018

Sh Ch /Ir Sh Ch Gwendariff Nuts Aboutu Glenavna JW (Peanut)

Owned by Christine McLarnon

Photo by: Alex Douglas

Irish Setter Club of Wales Open Show 2nd February 2019

Best Dog & Best In Show Gwendariff D'Ya Think I'm Fab For Kespas

Owned by Ken & Pat Stockton


Judge: Miss Nicola Spencer (Bannonbrig)


See Latest Show Results - Well done to all the winners

or click on the photo above

Int Championship Show Mouscron, Belgium 26th January 2019

Int Ch Paris Match Thendara JW   Best in Show CC , BOB ,Group 1
Judges: Mrs P Harsanyi , Mr De Cuyper

Owned by Aleks & Willem Lauwers - Oakdene

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Manchester Championship Show 19th Jaunuary

Gwendariff Does It Again! - DCC, BCC & BP

Bitch CC & BOB Gwendariff Guess Who's Comin To Northamber JW

Owned By Enid & Bruce Hinslea


A New Show Champion
Congratulations to Ruth, Anne & Diane

Dog CC Sh Ch Gwendariff Unknown Soldier JW

Owned by Ruth & Anne Longbottom & Diane Stewart-Ritchie


Entry: 159 Dogs - 175 Entries

Judge: Michelle Kavanah (Kupola)


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Congratulations to all the winners

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Have We Got News For You?
The Gwendariff Triple

Congratulations to Diane & Alec
Northern Ireland Show Dog of the Year Winner - All Breeds 2018

Gwendariff Weekend Warrior (Hero)


Congratulations to Diane Stewart-Ritchie & Alec Stewart

Following on from Sh Ch & GB Sh Ch Gwendariff Whippersnapper Champion of Champions Win, & runner up with Stripey Setter at the NI Show Puppy Of The Year. Today Gwendariff Weekend Warrior (Hero) wins NI Show Dog of The Year.

All breeds 2018.


Judges: Morag Connolly, Ralph Dunne & Lilja Dora Halldorsdottier (From Iceland)


Photo: Caroline Reynolds K9 News

Best In Show

South of England Irish Setter Club Open Show 13th January 2019

Teleri Indian Summer JW - Owned by Paddy Catling


Judge: Gavin Robinson (Soletrader)

Photo: Bruneau Fauvrelle


Well done to all the winners - main results & more photos go to show results

                                                Champion of Champions

                         Sh Ch/GB Sh Ch Gwendariff Whippersnapper

Winner of the Champion of Champions event, held at the Hilton Hotel in Dublin Owned by Diane Stewart-Ritchie &  Alec Stewart.

Judge: Petru Muntean (Romania)
Photo: Caroline Reynolds - Show Dogs Ireland

                                           Congratulations Diane & Alec


Photo: Jean Lawless  - Our Dogs Ireland

Landen Championship Show Belgium


Oakdene Que Du Bonheur ‘ Swagger’
Dog CC, Best of Breed, Best In Group Judge: Mr Jos De Cuyper,
Res Best in Show
Judge: Mr J F Vanaken

Owned by

Aleks & Willem Lauwers - Oakdene


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     Puppy  Register

          Updated 23rd February 2019

                   4 Litters Listed

You will find details of breeders who have Irish Setter puppies for sale across the UK
Ireland & Continental Europe.

The most comprehensive list on the internet. See contact details, photos and pedigrees of each litter.

Please click on the photo above or links on the navigation bar at the top of the page
for information re buying a puppy or advertising a litter.         

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