The north of England Irish terrier club
Championship show 3 November 2019
Judge Carmel Clarke-O’Neill (Lemracdream)
I would like to thank the Oﬃcers and Committee for the kind invitation to award CCs for the ﬁrst
time in this breed. A lovely warm welcome.
Thank you to the exhibitors for the opportunity of going over your dogs I thoroughly enjoyed it.
Quality was good with some lovely youngsters coming through.
minor puppy dog 1
1)Mr I Hardman - bonososue if’s an illusion
A lovely youngster with ﬂat skull and good head proportions. Ears need to settle but will do in
time I'm sure. Nice dark eye. Good hindquarters, moved well. Good coat handled and presented
Puppy dog 1
1)Mrs A Cooke- Star du neufmoulin for montelle
A lively active young 9 months old, good head with proportions with good length and ﬂat skull.
Good expression. Good depth of chest and ribs for age. Moderate bend of stiﬂe. Well muscled
hindquarters. Good feet. Good shoulders. Correct in coat. He was Conﬁdent on the move with
good reach, moved well both ways. Nice racy outline BPIS
Junior dog 2
1) Mr j Averis, Mr A Barker - Ch saredon citizen smith.
A lovely example of the breed turned out and presented in top condition. He's lovely to go
over. Good length of head with correct proportions and nice dark eye. Ears set well giving a
good expression at all times. Good in body with strong straight back. Good length of neck
into good shoulder. Well muscled hindquarters. Good tail set. Showed a graceful racy outline
in proﬁle. This dog kept his alertness and showmanship at all times. Pleased to award him CC
2) Mr Mr Atwell - Kerrykeel Conchohar at xanwil
Nice type with good length of head and proportions. Body of good length. Strong
hindquarters with moderate bend in stiﬂe. Ears were a bit unsettled today. Was a bit unsettled
Post graduate dog 1
1) Mrs c bamsay - Holbam Celtic wizard jw
An active lively young man with a racy outline. Good length of head with good proportions.
Good in body with good depth of chest. Good in shoulder. Strong hindquarters. On his toes
today moved well.
Limit dog 1 (1)
Open dog 3
1) Mrs G Thomas - Ch Lead the way to Montelle jw shcm. Another lovely type with good length
of head and good proportions. Nice eye. Good length of neck into good lay of shoulder. Good
depth of chest with strong straight back, good tail set, well muscled rear, good feet. Racy
outline in proﬁle. Correct coat. He pushed the winner for top honours, presented and handled
well pleased to award him RCC and RBIS
2) Miss s Anderson - Kerrykeel Dillon
Nice type with good head of good length and proportion. Body of moderate length with good
strong back. Good length of neck, muscular hindquarters. Good tail set. Not as settled on the
3) Mr S Kennedy - Betirish ﬂying in the sky at tippanagh
Veteran dog 1
1) Mr Mrs Bannister - Ch Montelle vision in red
9 years old and still enjoying his time out lovely type with good length of head and good
proportions. Ears a bit relaxed today. Good lay of shoulder with deep chest. Well muscled
hindquarters with correct bend of stiﬂe. Moved well.
Minor puppy bitch 2(1)
1) Miss A Bradley - Montelle light the way (naf)
Very raw baby with lots to like. feminine young bitch with good head length and proportions with
good strength of muzzle. Nice eye. Good in body looked good in proﬁle. Energetic on the move
for her handler just needs to settle.
Puppy bitch 3 (1)
1) Mr s Worley - Jarabica grace O’malley.
Nice size feminine bitch with good head planes and nice dark eye. Ears not quite settled
today. Good coat. Moved well both ways.
2) Miss A Bradley - Montelle light the way (naf).
- as previous
Junior bitch 4
A lovely strong class
1) Mr Mrs Connell - Sonora ﬁre bird
A lovely young feminine bitch with good length of head with good proportions. Used her ears
at all times giving great expression. Active and lively with a graceful racy outline. Lovely dark
eye which she kept on me at all times. Deep chest with moderate length of body and fairly
sprung ribs. Well muscled hindquarters. Moved well both ways. She was alert at all times
keeping focused on the job. Expertly Presented and handled CC BOS
2) Mr j Averis Mr A Barker - Saredon Mischievous.
Another nice example of the breed from this kennel. Good length of neck, nice eye, depth of
chest with good body length. Head of good proportions with lovely expression. Good coat.
Moved well. Expertly Presented and handled well
3) Mr Mrs Price - Magairlin this girl can
4) Mrs C Bamsey - Carliams witching hour
Post graduate bitch 1
1) Mrs Redman - Holbam Celtic little minx
A nice bitch with good head proportions. One of her ears were ﬂying a bit today which took
away from expression. Good length of body, moderate bend of stiﬂe. Coat in good order
Limit bitch 4
1) Mrs A Cooke - Royal lady at Montelle
A nice bitch with good length of head and good proportions. Good expression. Good length of
body with strong straight back, good depth of rib. Well muscled hindquarters. Moved well
both ways. Looked good in proﬁle with a racy outline. Handled and presented well.
2) Mr I Hardman - Bonosue red tess
Another nice type who is good in head length and good proportions. Good length of neck
good in proﬁle with racy outline. Good depth of chest. Moved well.
3) Mr Mrs Hobson - Erredwiltsir Irish bells
4) Mr Mrs Bannister-Holbam Celtic nuala
Open Bitch 7 (3)
1) Mr Mrs Atkin - Holman Celtic summer shcm shcex
A nice bitch with good body proportions and strong straight back with moderate length of
body with a racy outline. Good length of neck into good lay of shoulder. Well muscled
hindquarters. Showed to advantage. Good length of head. One of her ears was ﬂying a bit
today which took away the expression but a nice bitch overall. Handled and presented well.
2) Mr Mrs Hogarth, Mrs Looker - Kelly's hot tempest
Another of good type with good length of head and proportions. Good length of neck into nice
shoulders. Good coat. Nice in proﬁle. Well muscled hindquarters. Ears were low which took
away expression. good on the move presented and handled well.
3) Mr Mrs Connell - Wyndham nuala at Sonorra
4) Mr S Kennedy - Betirish greetings from Eire at tippanagh
Veteran bitch. 2(1)
1) Mr Mrs Connell - Ch Wyndham Ciara.
A lovely example of the breed at 7 years old but doesn't look it. A lovely type with graceful
racy outline she looked good in proﬁle. head long with ﬂat skull and a very dark eye with
great expression. Good length of neck into well laid shoulders. Good depth of chest and ribs.
Tail set good well muscled. She moved well both ways. I really was splitting hairs debating
giving her top honours she pushed all the way. Well deserved RCC BVIS