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First CC

Congratulations to Tania Gardner at Manchester Championship Show

With her Irish Red & White Setter - see Breed News

New Field Trial Section - See link above

Kennel Club announces changes in Stud Book Bands for 2019

Irish Setter moved from Top Band E - to Band D - Effective 1st January 2019

Summary - Challenge Certificates, Reserve Challenge Certificates and Junior Warrants qualify in ALL BANDS in addition to the class awards below

Qualifying classes changed to 1st, 2nd, 3rd Open Class - 1st Limit Class


Click on the logo above to read more

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)


If you have photos taken at the show you would like to share - please email or message us 

Congratulations to all the winners

See Latest Results for main winners & more photos or click on photos above

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

Field Training Day - Not To Be Missed

The Pointer Club & English Setter Club
Saturday 30th March 2019 8.30am to 4.30pm

Our training program is specifically for Pointers & Setters. Our Trainers will be a mixture of Field Trial judges, people with experience of shooting over Pointers and Setters and experienced Field Trial competitors. The day will consist of talks, demonstrations and discussions together with practical help, advice and tips on handling your dog. This training day is aimed at the basics requirements needed to reach the minimum standard for working a Pointer or Setter.


Go to New Field Trial Section for more information

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

Photo: Jean Lawless  - Our Dogs Ireland

Boston Championship Show
4th January 2019

BCC & BOB Ir Ch Clonageera Walk With Me To Summergate JW Sh CM CJW15 HW16 (Helen Gracie & Pat Rutherford) (L)

Dog CC **Riverbrue Altissimo At Aoibheanne JW (Eva Ciechonska) (R)


Judge: Claire Prangle  Entry: 103 Dogs - 137 Entries

               Best Puppy In Show - Boston
            Congratulations to Sue Edwards


Best Puppy In Show & Puppy Group 1 Gwendariff Ucan'tmissme Bonhomie
(Sue Edwards)

Puppy Group Judge: Keith Pursglove


** 2nd CC
More photos on the results page   -  Congratulations to all the winners


As the year draws to a close, we would like to take this opportunity to say an enormous thank you to all those who have contributed to the website in 2018.

We totally redesigned the website in August and we were thrilled to receive your appreciative comments.

This has been a special year for us as we also celebrate 25 years since launch.
So we would also extend our grateful thanks to everyone who have sent news, results, photos & videos during this time. Please continue to give us your support
in the years ahead.


Wishing everyone around the world, a wonderful, happy & healthy 2019, to you and your beautiful setters.


Many thanks, once again.


Best wishes

Colin & Pamela

A Dream Finish to End 2018 for Aleks & Willem

Landen Championship Show Belgium 29 December 2019

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

(Owned by Aleks & Willem Lauwers - Oakdene)

Click on photo for full results & more photos

Geneva Dog Show - New Champion for Camilla  11th November 2018

Remorker Something To Talk About - JayZ, is now Swiss Champion
Owned by: Camilla Struwing

Go to: Shows for full results or click on the photo


Many of the photographs you see on this website can be purchased from the various photographers, Please go to www.cwphoto.co.uk for more details.


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     Puppy  Register

          Updated 21st January 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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