Welcome To The Irish Setter Breeders Club Official Website

We hope you will find interesting information about the Irish Setter here as well as links to other useful sites including the Irish Setter Rescue & Rehome


Come on in, join our Club!

As a member you will receive two informative newsletters per year, plus our world famous yearbook. If you are involved in the showing community your entries to our shows will also be slightly cheaper.
If you’re not already a member why not join us? Our purpose as a club is to promote the health and welfare of our beautiful breed and to support their owners and breeders in that endeavour.

So if you are an owner or even just a lover of Irish Setters, you’d be most welcome to join our club. We have hundreds of members throughout the UK, Europe and the rest of the world.
Join us now to receive the current yearbook.

Just print off one of the application forms and send to our membership secretary Chris Sheldon. We look forward to welcoming you into our setter family.

Latest News

Calendar Competition Results 2020. Click Here For Results & Order Form

Update:Kate O’Callaghan Memorial Open Show 21/07/19.Results and Critique now posted.Thank you to everyone who entered and supported our show. Click Here For Full Results

Unsolicited Statement from the Irish Setter Breeders Club regarding The Charitable Trust & Rescue Scheme 29/08/19. Click Here For More Details

The East Midlands Social Region of ISBC are holding a Stewarding & Critique  Writing Seminar06/10/19. Click Here For More Details

Joint Irish Setter Breed Clubs Health Group are holding an Irish Setter Health Day 16/11/19. Click Here For More Details

JCF.The Kennel Clubs latest news on the review. Click Here –JCF-Update

The Dog Breeding Reform Group are holding a health Symposium on the 6th October 2019. More Details Click Here

ISBC & ISAE To host a Breed Appreciation Day 29th February 2020

Enter our ISBC Calendar 2020 photo competition.

New changes announced to the joint breed clubs judging criteria take a look: Judging Criteria 2019 Click Here

Forthcoming Events
The East Midlands Social Region ISBC Seminar Day- 06/10/2019
Irish Setter Health Day- 16/11/2019
Sybil Lennox Memorial Show- 30/11/2019
ISBC/ISAE Breed Appreciation Day- 29/02/2020
ISBC Championship Show- 28/03/2020
AGM 2020 -Date to be confirmed
Kate O'Callaghan Memorial Open Show 21st July 2019
Judge- Ruth Lewis (Valasarch)

Res Best In Show and Best Veteran-Gratton`s ShCh Bardonhill Floating Moon Into Glenlaine JW ShCM (Left) Best In Show-Russell`s Lynwood Hocus Pocus At Settsoli JW (Centre) Best Opposite Sex- Hall`s Riverbrue Ophelia at Glennara JW (Right)

Best Veteran-Gratton`s ShCh Bardonhill Floating Moon Into Glenlaine JW ShCM (Left) Best Puppy In Show- Humphreys Alolfrana Miss Daisy At Henaleas (Right)

A Date For Your 2020 Diary

The Irish Setter Breeders Club and the Irish Setter Association England are pleased to announce their jointly hosted Breed Appreciation Day / M.C.E and A3 assessments for eligible candidates, to be held on the 29th February 2020, at Steventon Village Hall, Abingdon, OX13 6AA.

More details to follow, but if you would like to attend, please reserve your place by contacting either :-

Adrienne Callister:-Tel 01642 877676 Mob:-07905541428

Tania Gardner:-Tel 01347 830128 Mob:-07891039310

We look forwards to hearing from you.

Calendar 2020 Photo Competition Results

Thank you to everyone who submitted outstanding photographs for our beautiful 2020 calendar competition. It was very difficult to decide and some close decisions had to be made.

The results are as follows:-

1st Place Winning £25 David Parkin

2nd Place Winning £15 Susan Stone

3rd Place Winning £10 Laura Kolbach

Calendars will be available at the ISAE Championship Show on the 05/10/19 , or can be ordered by downloading our Calendar order form from the link below.

ISBC Championship Show Saturday 6th April 2019

Judges:   Christine Morgan (Dogs) – Val Wade (Bitches) 

Bitch CC & Best In Show Rappatty Starlight Over Alolfrana JW Sh CM  Owned by: Olivia Danks-Kemish Dog CC Sh Ch Riverbrue Alchemist Amidst Kespas JW Owned by: Ken & Pat Stockton
Best Veteran In Show Sh Ch Thendara Jocasta JW - Owned by Tania Gardner Best Puppy In Show Gwendariff Smart Red Jacket - Owned by Anne & Ruth Longbottom & Diane Stewart-Ritchie