Irish Shows


Limerick & DCC: Youth has its say at Limerick - Reports by Joyce Crawford-Manton - Photos by Irish Canine Press THE THIRD leg of the Irish Circuit 2016 saw us roll up on the Thursday at the Woodlands Hotel, outside the picturesque village of Adare, home for many years now to Limerick and District Canine Club.
Tralee & DCC: ‘Bentley’ is a classic winner at Tralee - Reports by Joyce Crawford-Manton - Photos by Irish Canine Press ALL TOO soon, it was time for the last all-breed show on the Irish Circuit as we gathered in Castleisland at the Riocht Athletic Grounds for the 44th annual championship show of Tralee and District Canine Club.
Clonmel: Smooth start for the Irish Circuit - Report and photos Irish Canine Press After the unseasonal deluge that had engulfed most of Ireland early on the Saturday morning, bringing with it a terrible start to the Irish Circuit week for the group shows held at Cloghran and Navan...
Killarney & DCC: ‘Caleb’ Celebrates in Killarney - Reports by Joyce Crawford-Manton - Photos by Irish Canine Press AFTER the miserable weather following Clonmel, it was refreshing to awaken on the Monday morning of the Circuit to be greeted with the return of the sunshine and the prospect of continuing good weather for the next few days.
Munster CA: ‘Stanley’ strikes again at Munster: Reports by Joyce Crawford-Manton - Photos by Irish Canine Press THOSE OF us with long memories, brought about by advancing years, well remember the long trek down the country to the Munster Agricultural championship show, held in those days back to back with Swords and at the GAA grounds at Parc Ui Chaoihm in...
Dun Laoghaire CS: ‘Juno’ just the ticket at Monkstown: Report and photos: Joyce Crawford-Manton THE SUMMER madness that is dog showing saw us all gather again at the National Show Centre in Dublin on the last Sunday in July, the bank holiday weekend, for the 82nd all-breed championship show hosted by Dun Laoghaire (Monkstown) Canine Society.
Irish LKA: ‘Arthur’ enchants the ladies - Report and photos Irish Canine Press FOLLOWING on from Bray, it was back again the following Saturday to the National Show Centre in Dublin, this time for the Irish Ladies Kennel Association’s 21st anniversary championship show.
Sligo & DCC: The Fiddler plays a sweet tune at Sligo - Reports and photos by Irish Canine Press NEXT UP on the busy Irish show calendar was a trip out west for the annual Sligo Canine Club’s all-breed championship show, held at the Allen Park Sports Complex in Newtownforbes...
Kilkenny & DCC: Stanley scores again on Euro weekend - Report and photos: Irish Canine Press THE LAST weekend in June saw the canine bandwagon head south, initially to the midlands for Kilkenny championship show and then on down to the coastal south east for Deise championship show.
Deise CC: ‘Flint’ victorious at Deise’s tenth anniversary - Report and photos: Irish Canine Press DESPITE the disappointing result for Northern Ireland the previous night at the Euros, there was renewed hope that perhaps the Republic of Ireland team might go one better as they prepared to take on France on the Sunday.
Bray & DCS: Maggie May at the 70th Bray - Report and photos: Irish Canine Press ANOTHER weekend, another show, this time off to the National Show Centre at Cloghran in Dublin for the Bray Canine Society’s 70th anniversary championship show, sponsored by Dr Clauder’s.
Swords: ‘Stanley’ shines in the sun at Swords - Report and photos: Irish Canine Press ONE OF the most eagerly anticipated shows on the Irish canine calendar is the annual all-breed championship show hosted by Swords Canine Society...
Munster CA: ‘Nilsson’ doubles up at Munster Canine - Report and photos: Irish Canine Press Munster Canine was the first leg of yet another back-to-back show weekend for the Irish canine fraternity with Cork and District taking place the following day.
Cork & DCC: Cork’s Old Sweet Song has Jorja On Its Mind - Report and photographs: Irish Canine Press CORK AND District Canine Club stages its show the day after Munster Canine Club at the excellent venue of the Mallow GAA Sports Complex, with spacious grass rings laid out with plenty of space around for tents, cages and grooming space.
IKC Top Showdog: ‘Flint’ on his way to Amsterdam - Report and photographs: Irish Canine Press For many decades Ireland has had an Irish Kennel Club Top Showdog Final competition, for which dogs qualified in their respective groups from places gained at all-breed championship shows.
Newtownards & DCC: It’s a ‘silver’ lining at sunny Newtownards THE SUN shone at Newtownards Rugby Club on Sunday May 8 where Newtownards Canine Club held its 2th annual championship show.
Hibernian All Breed Dog Club: ‘Splashing the Cash’ at Hibernian birthday bash HIBERNIAN All Breed Dog Club celebrated its 40th anniversary at the National Show Centre the weekend following Newtownards show and once again it was Sally Burns, the BIS judge at Newtownards, taking centre stage, this time handling her, Mary...
South Tipperary CC: Triple triumph for Arthur on ‘Trip To Tipp’ - Report and photos by Irish Canine Press FERMOY and South Tipperary shows alternate every year so it was South Tipp who had the Sunday slot this year.
Fermoy CC: ‘Canto’ can and ‘Canto’ did - Reports by Joyce Crawford-Manton, Photos by Irish Canine Press THE MAY bank holiday weekend heralds the annual ‘Trip To Tipp’ when the canine carousel moves to County Tipperary, giving us the Fermoy international championship show and South Tipperary national championship show, followed up on the Monday with...
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