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Taking the National League seriously gave Galway a pre-Championship run that allowed them to maximise strength and conditioning, which were key factors in the closing stages of Sunday’s high-octane final, according to manager Cathal Murray.
Traditionally in Ireland, the working farm dog has always been the border collie and this is still the case today. The black and white pooches with their low, loping, stride are still a familiar sight on the backroads and laneways of the countryside moving their woolly charges from one pasture to the next. Other herding breeds are occasionally used, such as the New Zealand huntaway and the Australian kelpie. A well trained dog with the right temperament is worth its weight in gold to a farmer.
Aras an Uachtarain will echo to the sound of heavy paws from next month as president-elect Michael D Higgins is to give a home to at least one and possibly two Bernese Mountain Dogs.
Radio presenter Valerie Hughes' homebred Bernese Mountain Dog Carraigbern Miss Alice became the only Bernese Mountain Dog in Ireland to currently hold the title of GB Champion when she won the Challenge Certificate and went Reserve Best in Show at the Northern Bernese Mountain Dog Championship Show in the UK recently.
A Knock man was convicted and fined €500 after his Rottweiler broke loose from its chain at the back of the house and caused three cars to crash. Garda Donal Raftery told the court that he was called to the incident in the town at 12.30pm where three cars had been involved in an accident after Emmett Coyne of Lakehill, Knock, Claremorris’ dog broke loose from the back of his home.