Archive for June, 2011

Deisce CC All Breed Ch. Show Sunday 26th June 2011

Posted on Monday, June 27th, 2011

Sunday 26th June was the Deisce show which was held in Tramore.  Breed judge was Mrs A. Long Doyle.  Robbie – Lanebern Black Magic Ir Jnr Ch, CJW11 took 1st place open dog and Reserve Green Star which we were delighted with.  Hemmie – Hemlock Van’t Hof Ter Quinni took 2nd place Champion Bitch.  Mia – Islamorada Amazing Grace and Niamh – Islamorada Ruby Tuesday were both on their own in their individual classes and both were graded excellent.

Kilkenny All Breed Championship Show Saturday 25th June 2011

Posted on Monday, June 27th, 2011

Saturday saw the first of two shows over the weekend with the Kilkenny All Breed Championship Show on Saturday 25th June.  Breed Judge was Ms. L. Wilson from South Africa.  Robbie – Lanebern Black Magic Ir Jnr Ch, CJW11 took 2nd place Open Dog.  Mia – Islamorada Amazing Grace took 1st place Open Bitch and Hemmie – Hemlock Van’t Hof Ter Quinni took 2nd place Champion Bitch.  Once again little Niamh – Islamorada Ruby Tuesday was a star, coming from puppy class to take her second Reserve Green Star at her second show.  Ms Wilson could not praise Niamh highly enough, she commented on what a beautiful sound female Niamh was and that her movement was exceptional.  Niamh was handled by Dione Fitzsimons who has become like a second Mum to Niamh, thanks again Dione !  We would also like to thank Jackie Jenkins of Islamorada Kennels in Scotland who is Niamh’s breeder.  We now have two of Jackie’s girls in our kennel and both girls are a testiment to the caliber of dogs that Jackie has in her kennel.  Thanks Jackie !

Swords & District All Breed Championship Show Saturday 18th June 2011

Posted on Monday, June 27th, 2011

Saturday the 18th of June saw us travel to Dublin for the Swords & District All Breed Championship Show with breed judge Mr. H. Kliebenstein from Germany.  Robbie – Lanebern Black Magic Ir Jnr Ch, CJW11 was 4th place Open Dog, Mia – Islamorada Amazing Grace took 1st place Open Bitch.  Hemlock Van’t Hof Ter Quinni took 1st place Champion Bitch and Green Star and Reserve Best of Breed.  This is Hemmie’s 6th Green Star so only one more to go !  The star of the day however has to be our baby of the bunch Niamh aka Islamorada Ruby Tuesday.  This was Niamh’s first show and she went on to take the Reserve Green Star at only 7 months old !  It was a very proud moment.  Our breed judge was highly complimentary of Niamh and said that she had a very bright future ahead of her.  We have to mention our thanks to Dione Fitzsimons for her help with Niamh.  Niamh went on a little holiday to Dione’s for two weeks to improve on her socialising skills.  Dione also handled her in the ring to the reserve green star so a very big thank you Dione.

Cork & District All Breed Championship Show Sunday 5th June 2011

Posted on Monday, June 27th, 2011

After some disappointing results on Saturday we headed to the Cork & District All Breed Championship Show on the Sunday with breed judge Mrs A Cuthbert.  One of the few days so far where we actually had some sunshine !  Robbie – Lanebern Black Magic Ir Jnr Ch, CJW11 took 3rd place open dog, Hemlock Van’t Hof Ter Quinni took 1st place Champion Bitch and Reserve Green Star and Mia – Islamorada Amazing Grace took 1st place Open Bitch, Green Star and reserve Best of Breed.  This is Mia’s 5th Green Star so only two more to go!  A really good day, good results, nice sunshine and in the company of some great friends.

Munster Canine Championship Show Saturday 4th June 2011

Posted on Monday, June 27th, 2011

Saturday the 4th of June saw us travel to the first of two shows over the Bank Holiday weekend.  Saturday was the Munster Canine All Breed Championship Show with breed judge Mrs E Pettit.  Robbie - Lanebern Black Magic Ir Jnr Ch, CJW11 took 2nd place Open Dog, Hemlock van’t Hof Ter Quinni took 2nd place Champion Bitch & Mia – Islamorada Amazing Grace took 2nd place Open Bitch.