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Sire: Hillcoote Finian (Age at birth: 1 years, 8 months.)

Dam: Cabini The First (Age at birth: 5 years, 5 months.)

Date of Birth: 8 April 2009

Bred by: A. Mahon

Boy of Rida

(M) 8 April 2009, IKC Y50376, Dark Brindle

Hillcoote Finian

6 August 2007

Breeder: P. Higgins

Fionn Of Cootehill

6 November 2004

CH Rossa Of Nutstown

17 June 1999
IKC U52840 Brindle

6 years

Cause of death: Respiratory disease (kennel cough)

Breeder: J. & K. Kelly

IE CH Nutstown Adare

4 February 1997

Breeder: J. & K. Kelly

Fingal Of Nutstown

10 June 1994 IKC S95692 Black

8 years, 9 months.

Cause of death: Soft tissue cancer

Breeder: J. & K. Kelly

IE CH Blossom Of Nutstown

25 February 1992 Brindle

Breeder: J. & K. Kelly

Rosemary Of Nutstown

7 November 1993

Breeder: J. & K. Kelly

GB IE CH  Capitan Of Shantamon

10 May 1991 Black Brindle

10 years

Breeder: G. & P. Clarke

Holly Of Nutstown

3 August 1987

Breeder: J. & K. Kelly

Fionas Charm

6 March 2001

Breeder: P. Dolan

IE CH  The Black Knight Of Nutstown

13 February 1999

9 years

Breeder: G. McHugh

US Ch Saringa's Mr Magwitch Of Nutstown

28 August 1995 KCSB3426CH - AKC HM87053401 - IKC T20963 Black

8 years

Cause of death: Arthritis/Weakness

Breeder: J. Dove & V. Harrison

Eileen Og

7 June 1994

9 years

Breeder: G. McHugh

Fifi Of Nutstown

26 August 1997

Breeder: J. & K. Kelly

Fingal Of Nutstown

10 June 1994 IKC S95692 Black

8 years, 9 months.

Cause of death: Soft tissue cancer

Breeder: J. & K. Kelly

Vera Of Nutstown

19 July 1993

Breeder: J. & K. Kelly

Niamh's Surprise




Special Hero

6 August 1989

Breeder: V. Wilkinson

Oisin Of River House

15 June 1984

Breeder: P. O'Sullivan

Shauna Of Tiobrad

18 March 1983

Breeder: M. McCarthy

Castlehacket Morning Dew

4 December 1994

Breeder: T. Fehilly


6 May 1991

Breeder: C. Courtney

Agathenor Colleen

25 March 1992

Breeder: G. Prichard

Moonlight Lady


Lord Of Belgravia Hall

7 November 2000

Spencer Of Moortown

Clonmaggaden Roisin

Breeder: P.J. Lynch

Harandale Lass

20 October 1997

Baslick Arondale

3 August 1992

Breeder: S. Harte

Eimear Of Tobar Bui

20 April 1994

Breeder: M. Glynn

Cabini The First

3 November 2003

Breeder: J. Kimmins

Dympner Vitellius

15 September 2000

Breeder: R. U. Shute

Torvagen Kildare At Dympner

6 July 1997
grey white black mask

Breeder: K. Malone

Gillian Of Shantamon

10 May 1991

Breeder: G. Clarke

IE CH Cillian Ruane

18 August 1988 red brindle

4 years, 6 months.

Breeder: T. Carlisle

Coolbreagh Gweevagh

18 October 1987

9 years, 1 months.

Breeder: W. Clarke


6 November 1994

Brian Of Galway

28 September 1992

Breeder: M. Glynn

IE Dawn Liath

6 September 1992

Breeder: G. McHugh

Tallenci Claudia At Dympner

25 July 1998

Breeder: T. J. & D. M. Allen

Finn Of Baile An Leasa At Dympner

28 September 1992

Breeder: M. Glynn

Brian Of Boru

29 February 1984

Ben Levi Lass

Snowflake Princess

14 October 1994

Breeder: R. U. Shute

Flashynne's Paeder

18 September 1990 Fawn

Breeder: Austynne & Royce-Flashman

Fairydale Kathleen At Dympner

7 March 1992 Fawn

Breeder: M. Burr

Dympner Pegotty

31 January 2001

Breeder: R. U. Shute

Dympner King Edward

31 August 1998

Breeder: R. U. Shute

Eoin Iken At Dympner

6 November 1993
Grey Fawn

Breeder: J. Casey

Brian Of Galway

28 September 1992

Breeder: M. Glynn

IE Dawn Liath

6 September 1992

Breeder: G. McHugh

Codrum Miss At Dympner

14 October 1993

Breeder: C. Courtney

Killykeen Nimbus

4 July 1992

Breeder: A. Killykeen-Doyle

Aoibhinn Lady At Dympner

6 May 1991 Gr

Breeder: C. Courtney

Dympner Lady Jane Grey

29 June 1998

Breeder: R. U. Shute

Dympner Snowdrift Duke

14 October 1994

Breeder: R. U. Shute

Flashynne's Paeder

18 September 1990 Fawn

Breeder: Austynne & Royce-Flashman

Fairydale Kathleen At Dympner

7 March 1992 Fawn

Breeder: M. Burr

Jane Iken At Dympner

22 April 1994

Breeder: C. Courtney

Gunnrange Daniel

1 September 1988 cream

Breeder: J. E. Demulder

Coppicedale Princess

31 July 1988 grey

Breeder: E. V. Coxhead

Full siblings

Number of full siblings: 2

Castlebanny Caoimhaoin

Meave of Castlebanny

Half siblings

Number of half siblings: 49

Number of litters with half siblings: 10

Litter number 1:

Born 18 July 2006

Sire: Millenium Of Nutstown Dam: Cabini The First

Aberaeron Gold Dust

Litter number 2:

Born 21 September 2008

Sire: Hillcoote Finian Dam: In The Wings

Beauty for fame

Captain Rio

Excellant Art

Lawman Jack

Litter number 3:

Born 12 August 2009

Sire: Hillcoote Finian Dam: In The Wings

Inishglora Princess

Kings of Fianna

Meave Queen of Tribes

Sea of Moyle

Tuatha De Dannan

Litter number 4:

Born 20 November 2009

Sire: Hillcoote Finian Dam: Cabini The First

Rida Tir Na Ri

Tir Na Nog

Litter number 5:

Born 8 February 2010

Sire: Hillcoote Finian Dam: In The Wings

Bevin Queen of Castlebanny

Coomara of Kilkenny

Culann of Kilkenny

Folktales of Ireland

Legend of Knockgrafton

Myths and Legends

Queen of Wolf's

Sadhbh An Droichid Nua

Litter number 6:

Born 24 August 2010

Sire: Hillcoote Finian Dam: Killykeen Aileen

Buachaill Micheal

Buachaill O'Connor

Coomara Merrow

Cormac King

Donnachad Mac Aeda

Fair Child

Gael De Finna

Gorman King of Munster

King Lorcan

Malachy Warrior of Hillcoote

My Cailin Siobhan

Rory O More Ard Ri

Litter number 7:

Born 24 February 2011

Sire: Hillcoote Finian Dam: In The Wings

Hill of Allen

Iollan Eachtach

Irish Folklore

My Buachaill Micheal

Sceolan Cailin

Litter number 8:

Born 15 August 2012

Sire: Hillcoote Finian Dam: Kahyasi Girl

Denny's Lord of Land

Irish Mac of Ireland

Irish Mac of Iron

Shane of Translend

Litter number 9:

Born 11 December 2012

Sire: Hillcoote Finian Dam: Garuda Girl

Liberty Girl

Mave Finian Liberty (3 Offspring)

Parnell Finian Boy

Siucra Mo Chuisle Cailin

Litter number 10:

Born 27 July 2013

Sire: Hillcoote Finian Dam: Garuda Girl

Biddy Early Clara

Finnegan Warrior

Liberty Fenian Boy

Parnell Land League Boy

Number of offspring: 13

Total number of unique descendants: 64

(Total born worldwide after Boy of Rida: 28,638)

Litter number 1. Partner: Croi Bansaoirse

Litter born: 13 June 2012

Fearon's Finn Wheaten

Finn McCool Brown Brindle

Lochlan of Monarrig Brown Brindle

Oileain Dubh (32 Offspring) Black & White

Rooney's Rossa Brindle

Rooney's Tadgh Wheaten

Aghaveagh Neasa Wheaten

Bryanna An Tra Black & White

Ceili Ceoltoir Brown Brindle

Fearon's Fainne Black & White

Holly's Chara Brown Brindle

Monarrig Maeve Black & White

Sylvia's Saidbh Black & White

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Total number of possible ancestors (5 gens): 62

Actual number of ancestors: 57 (28M/29F)

Ancestorloss: 5

Percentage lost: 8.06%

Ancestor loss coefficient (AVK): 91.94%

Coefficient of Inbreeding: 0.00% (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, 2 months.Based on lifespan-info of 9 entries in pedigree out of a possible 62 (14.52 %).

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 7 recorded veterans in this pedigree. 2 died before veteran-age.

We are missing info on 53 dogs

77.78% of dogs with known lifespan were veterans

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Sires and dams


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