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Sire: Derrynasaggart Fionn (Age at birth: 1 years, 5 months.)

Dam: Cluny Of Alvernon (Age at birth: 3 years, 1 months.)

Date of Birth: 19 April 1976

Bred by: S. Engel-Elliott


Singing Swords

(F) 19 April 1976, HC263182, Whtn

US CH Derrynasaggart Fionn

14 November 1974

Breeder: O'Halloran

Bernard Of Roscrea

17 March 1969

Breeder: M. Dooley

IE CH Ballykelly Dalkey

15 November 1967

Breeder: S. Seale

Ballykelly Inis

17 August 1966

Breeder: S. Seale

Ballykelly Cavin

7 December 1963

Breeder: S. Seale

Ballykelly Tralee

17 September 1961

Breeder: S. Seale

Ballykelly Duchess Of Brabyns

11 February 1966

Breeder: S. Seale

ZA CH Ballykelly Killinick Of Boroughbury

10 March 1964

Breeder: S. Seale

Brabyns Dingle Of Boroughbury

25 June 1964 KC73364/605 Cream

9 years, 8 months.

Cause of death: Osteosarcoma shoulder

Breeder: E. F. James

Ballykelly Eilish

4 October 1964

Breeder: S. Seale

Ballykelly Torram

17 September 1961

Breeder: S. Seale

IE GB CH McGilligan Of Ballykelly

11 February 1957

Breeder: S. Seale

Kingsholme Sunshine

3 November 1954

Breeder: C.E. Gilbert

Ballykelly Kilkenny Of Killykeen

22 April 1958

Breeder: A. Killykeen-Doyle

Fergus Of Ballykelly

28 September 1954

Breeder: S. Seale

Casbah Of Ballykelly

5 August 1955

Breeder: S. Seale

Beatrix Of Swords

28 February 1971

Breeder: M. Scully

Finbar Of Ballytobin

5 April 1967

Breeder: H. Burlton

IE CH Connel Of Nendrum

20 January 1963

Breeder: N. Twyman

GB CH Sulhamstead Max

10 September 1959 KCSB2419AT

6 years, 9 months.

Cause of death: Adder bite

Breeder: F. Nagle

GB IE CH Carol Of Eaglescrag

31 August 1957

Breeder: L.S. & R. Jenkins

Ballykelly Sweeney

2 August 1963

Breeder: S. Seale

Ballykelly Torram

17 September 1961

Breeder: S. Seale

Ballykelly Cead Mile Failte

30 April 1961

Breeder: S. Seale

Deirdre Of Brabyns

11 February 1966

Breeder: S. Hudson

ZA CH Ballykelly Killinick Of Boroughbury

10 March 1964

Breeder: S. Seale

Ballykelly Kilpadraic Of Boroughbury

12 February 1962

Breeder: S. Seale

Ballykelly Cead Mile Failte

30 April 1961

Breeder: S. Seale

Brabyns Dingle Of Boroughbury

25 June 1964
KC73364/605 Cream

9 years, 8 months.

Cause of death: Osteosarcoma shoulder

Breeder: E. F. James

Montebello Prince Of Boroughbury

22 August 1962

Breeder: P.M.Hoyland

Boroughbury Alena

11 September 1962

Breeder: E. F. James

US CH Cluny Of Alvernon

27 March 1973

Chief Silver Horse

4 April 1971

Breeder: G. Ferris

O'Shannery Of Aires

10 April 1969

Carlaine's King Sean

23 June 1966

Breeder: J. England

Ambleside Erin II

7 December 1964

Breeder: A.J. Starbuck

Fleetwind Finn Maccool's Kate

21 October 1964 Wheaten

Breeder: L. Thomasson

Carlaine's Queen Seanna

27 May 1966

Breeder: J.W. Wofford

Rathrahilly Galway

25 August 1964 WHEATEN

Breeder: J.W. Wofford

Ballykelly Rhoonagh Dhu

4 April 1963

Breeder: S. Seale

Bonnie Big Lassie

3 September 1968
Gray & Brindle

Finntann Of Bonnicastle

10 August 1965

US CH Fleetwind Tralaigh Of Eagle

24 February 1964

Breeder: L. Thomasson

Shannon Of Bonnie Castle

27 February 1963

Breeder: J. R. Hubbell

Finns Kelly Of Bonicastle

11 June 1967

Breeder: E. Pendleton

Finntann Of Bonnicastle

10 August 1965

Ballykelly Evagh

4 October 1964

Breeder: S. Seale

Iona Of Las Vegas

30 September 1969
Gray & Brindle

Fleetwind Shenandoah

2 March 1966
Gray & Brindle

Breeder: L. Thomasson

Oisin Dhu Of Ambleside

24 September 1962

Breeder: A.J. Starbuck

Fleetwind Finn MacCool

14 September 1958 Whtn

Breeder: L. Thomasson

Mona Macushla of Ambleside

20 November 1959 Gr

Breeder: A.J. Starbuck

Fleetwind Misty Dhu

25 February 1964

Breeder: L. Thomasson

Fleetwind Finn MacCool

14 September 1958 Whtn

Breeder: L. Thomasson

Fleetwind Roonagh

12 March 1961

Breeder: L. Thomasson

Iona Of Phoenix

1 July 1967

Banshee Of Holly Park

4 November 1963

Breeder: Cohane

Ballykelly Torram

17 September 1961

Breeder: S. Seale

Denagh Of Ballygran

24 June 1959

Breeder: R. Harper

Iona Of Termon

28 July 1963

Breeder: T. Tierney

Ballykelly O'Leary

8 August 1961

Breeder: S. Seale

Ballykelly Urlagh

13 August 1961

Breeder: S. Seale

Full siblings

Number of full siblings: 10

Singing Swords Anisette High (4 Offspring)

Singing Swords Beida John

Singing Swords Blanca

Singing Swords Gudrun

Singing Swords Katy Oleary

Singing Swords Lady Chandra

Singing Swords Miss Scarlett

Singing Swords Sloan

Singing Swords Tara Blacksod

Singing Swords Winston Fionn (16 Offspring)

Half siblings

Number of half siblings: 24

Number of litters with half siblings: 7

Litter number 1:

Born 2 November 1976

Sire: Derrynasaggart Fionn Dam: Katherine Of Dublin

Marcys Shanachie Ni Fionn

Margaret Of Marcy

Sir Shane Prince Of Marcy

Litter number 2:

Born 19 January 1977

Sire: Derrynasaggart Fionn Dam: Fun-E Phalen's Banba

Emerald Hill's Tadhg O' Swords (1 Offspring)

Singing Swords Big Mac

Singing Swords Brandon Earle

Singing Swords Carleigh

Singing Swords Rory Ard-Righ

Litter number 3:

Born 3 November 1977

Sire: Derrynasaggart Fionn Dam: Cluny Of Alvernon

Singing Swords Abbess

Singing Swords Cuachulain

Singing Swords Fionn (8 Offspring)

Singing Swords Molly

Singing Swords Shaughnessy (1 Offspring)

Litter number 4:

Born 6 December 1977

Sire: Derrynasaggart Fionn Dam: Brabyns Grianan

Allostock's Eoinsholm Kalene (4 Offspring)

Grianan's Cluny Of Allostock (8 Offspring)

Singing Swords Gaylady Brady

Litter number 5:

Born 4 January 1978

Sire: Derrynasaggart Fionn Dam: Fun-E Bridie

Singing Swords Cair Cailinn

Singing Swords Red Fantasia (7 Offspring)

Singing Swords Saucy Susan

Litter number 6:

Born 20 May 1978

Sire: Derrynasaggart Fionn Dam: Lady Erin Of O'Rilla

Excalibars Feo (7 Offspring)

Kelley's Buddy McKever

Singing Swords O'Rourke

Singing Swords Silver Hob (4 Offspring)

Litter number 7:

Born 23 October 1978

Sire: Derrynasaggart Fionn Dam: Lady Jasmine Of Eden

Singing Swords Fior Ard Rhi

Number of offspring: 10

Total number of unique descendants: 6,961

(Total born worldwide after Singing Swords: 137,060)

Litter number 1. Partner: Singing Swords Whelan

Litter born: 10 February 1978

Singing Swords Finnigan WHEATEN

Singing Swords Mor Maldoon WHEATEN

Wolfe Tone Padraic Whtn

Singing Swords Doli Wolftone (8 Offspring) Fn

Wolfe Tone Danu RED

Litter number 2. Partner: Singing Swords Squire

Litter born: 23 February 1981

Roary O'Riley WHEATEN

Lady Bridget Rd

Singing Swords Sadie Whtn

Litter number 3. Partner: Singing Swords Moses

Litter born: 2 July 1982

Singing Swords Devlin BLACK

Wolfe Tone Maggie (8 Offspring) Whtn

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Total number of possible ancestors (5 gens): 62

Actual number of ancestors: 55 (26M/29F)

Ancestorloss: 7

Percentage lost: 11.29%

Ancestor loss coefficient (AVK): 88.71%

Coefficient of Inbreeding: 0.29% (5 generations)

Coefficient of Inbreeding compared to breed average

The Kennel Club recommends breeding with a lower Coefficient of inbreeding (COI) than the average.
Average COI worldwide over the last 10 years for 5 generations is 3.36%.

Green areas are well below average COI. The yellow area marks average COI +/- 0.5% point. Red areas are well above average.

Lifespan in pedigree

Average recorded lifespan in pedigree: 8 years, 8 months.Based on lifespan-info of 3 entries in pedigree out of a possible 62 (4.84 %).

Recorded breed average in iwdb.org is 7 years, 5 months.Based on lifespan-info of 6296 dogs

Dogs that died in their first year are left out of the calculations, according to normal practice when calculating average longevity information in dogs.


Basis for veteran age is FCI-regulations; 8 years

We have 2 recorded veterans in this pedigree. 1 died before veteran-age.

We are missing info on 59 dogs

66.67% of dogs with known lifespan were veterans

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