News 2010

12th December, 2010

Finnish Winner Show 2010

Judge Marja Salminen, Finland. 

Fardarrigh Cutting Edge was placed best dog #3 (above left). Fardarrigh Dressed To Kill won the JW-10 title (above middle). Her litter sisters Fardarrigh Dirty Work (above right) got EXC and was #2 in the class, and Fardarrigh Dark Roast was 3rd in the class.


Our breeder group was the BOB group, and later on the afternoon finals went to the final 8 groups – among perhaps a hundred groups from all breeds! We are very proud about that! Group judge was Jacqueline Quiros-Kuibat. Main ring photos by Taina Nygård.

Wirehaired Dachshund Welmu Miss Zhili did also very well, Open class #2 with Excellent. Breed entry was 56.

We had a great time, a big thank you to the wonderful team!


11th December, 2010

Helsinki Winner Show 2010

Junior bitches: Sinna, Unna and Ussi


Judge Martin Johansson, Sweden. Our 10-month-old Fardarrigh Dressed To Kill was Best bitch #2 with HeJW-10 title.

Fardarrigh Cutting Edge was best dog #2 with reserve CACIB, beaten only by Swedish Merrymac I R A, who later on the afternoon went to Group 1.



29th August, 2010

Finnish Terrier Organization, Terrier Specialty 2010, Helsinki

Ussi BIS4 Puppy

Our 7 month old puppy Fardarrigh Dressed To Kill did very well, winning BOB puppy, and finishing in the big ring as BIS 4 puppy! Breed judge was terrier specialist Kari Salminen, BIS judge Anne Sume, Estonia.

 Fardarrigh Dirty Work, litter sister to Ussi, owned by Juuli & Tuomas Vaalto, second best puppy in breed.


Fardarrigh Cutting Edge, owned by Suvi Tarkiainen, best dog #2

Fardarrigh Awesome, owned by Eeva Hytönen, was not into our judge´s liking, G today.

Fardarrigh Xtra Sec, best bitch #2

Congratulations to kennel MerryMac for a wonderful weekend.  On Saturday BIG 2 with MerryMac Golden Diamond, on Sunday Terrier Specialty Best in Show with MerryMac I R A. Nearly 800 terriers entered.


1st August, 2010:

Irish Terrier Association of Finland Specialty Show, Valkeakoski

Judge Eileen Foy, Great Britain. 36 Irish entered.

 BISS: Fardarrigh Cutting Edge, Best male with dog CC. Age 15 moths. Owned by Suvi Tarkiainen, handled by Kati Tarkiainen.

Fardarrigh Dressed To Kill, Best in show puppy. Owned by Jetta Tschokkinen & Jaana Helin.

Fardarrigh, Best in show breeder

Fardarrigh Xtra Sec, best champion bitch, best bitch #2, owned by Jetta Tschokkinen

Fardarrigh Awesome, best open bitch, best bitch #4, reserve CC. Owned by Eeva Hytönen.

Fardarrigh Dark Roast, 2nd in 5-7 m puppy. Owned by Kati Tarkiainen.

We had a small but quality team, but all our dogs were granted Excellent. Thank you all for support and help, and a big thank you to our judge Eileen Foy for all the kind words. Fardarrigh – still the best!


July 3rd 2010:

Fardarrigh Blimey O´Reilly – new champion

Veeti finished his championship in Pori International, July 3rd. Congratulations to owner Kalle Heikelä!



5th and 6th June, 2010

This is our new team member Fardarrigh Dressed To Kill, age 4 months

Estonian Winner 2010 Fardarrigh Zero Tolerance (CC, CACIB)

Estonian Junior Winner Fardarrigh Cutting Edge (junior CC)

Cutting Edge was BOB and shortlisted in BIS competition next day in the Estonian Terrier Club Specialty, 6th June, 2010

”Fabulous! Just fabulous!” – William Browne-Cole, judge


25th April 2010


Lahti International

Fardarrigh Cutting Edge ”Reima” was BOB in Lahti INT with CC, judge Veli-Pekka Kumpumäki, Finland.

Best Dog competition: 1. Reima, 2. Vinski and 3. Aku

Best male #2 Fardarrigh Another Star ”Vinski” with CACIB, best male #3 Fardarrigh A Simple Game ”Aku” with reserve CACIB. Fardarrigh breeder´s group BOB group with HP. Fourth dog in the group was Fardarrigh A Quiet Storm ”Cosmo”.

We celebrated my birthday with some sparkling wine with our magnificent team! A big thank you to everybody, especially the handlers! Kiitos kaikille mahtavista synttärilahjoista!


New judging rights

FCI group 4: Dachshund, all breeds.

FCI group 7: braque d´auvergne (auvergnenseisoja), braque de bourbonnais (bourbonnais’nseisoja), braque de l’ariège (ariegenseisoja), braque dupuy, braque saint-germain, grosser münsterländer (isomünsterinseisoja), griffon a poil dur (korthalsingriffoni), epagneul picard (picardienspanieli), epagneul bleu de picardie (sininen picardienspanieli), deutsch langhaar (pitkäkarvainen saksanseisoja), epagneul de pont-audemer (pont-audemerinspanieli), braque français, type casgogne (ranskanseisoja, gascognelaistyyppi), braque français, type pyrenees (ranskanseisoja, pyreneläinen tyyppi), braque français (ranskanspanieli).

18th April 2010

Cosmo takes CC and CACIB in Vaasa INT

Fardarrigh A Quiet Storm ”Cosmo” BOS in Vaasa INT, CC and CACIB, judge Tiina Taulos, Finland. Congratulations to his owner Saija Kaasinen!


4th April 2010

Reima takes BIG-2 in Lappeenranta!

Fardarrigh Cutting Edge ”Reima” (photo by Taina Nygård/ Koirauutiset), owned by Suvi Tarkiainen, made a great debut in Lappeenranta. He was BOB with CAC and went to Group 2 in the terrier group. And this was his first birthday! Congratulations to Reima, Suvi and handler Kati!

Kati also handled their Finnish Hound Herkko to BIG 2. What a day!


March 2010

Puppy update

All the puppies are sold. Thank you for the interest. We decided to keep Fardarrigh Dressed To Kill (girl #4).


27th March 2010

Latvian Ch to Aku

Ch Fardarrigh A Simple Game finished his Latvian championship in Riga. Congratulations Aku and his owner Erja Saarinen!


22nd January 2010

Puppies born!

Puppies were born as planned, 1 boy, 4 girls. Pictured at 5 days. Yes, the black one is an IT as well!

Sire: Ch Anluan Prince of Thieves, Dam: C.I.B. Fardarrigh Vernal Equinox