Project Organisers: Irish Wolfhound Club of Ireland
Online presentation on the nine native pedigree dog breeds of Ireland. This interesting presentation includes information on their history, the breeding, training, working and exhibiting of the breeds and the various heritage events organised by the Irish Wolfhound Club of Ireland to help promote them. Ireland’s nine magnificent native breeds have been promoted and protected over the centuries by dedicated breeders and now with the support of the Irish Kennel Club. Ireland’s dog are loved, admired and enjoyed not just at home but around the world.
For further details please visit http://www.iwcofireland.com/
This project is one of a series supported by the Department of Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht to showcase elements of Ireland’s Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) as part of Heritage Week 2020.
The Nine Native Pedigree Dog Breeds of Ireland are inscribed on Ireland’s National Inventory of Intangible Cultural Heritage; https://nationalinventoryich.chg.gov.ie/native-irish-pedigree-dog-breeds/
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