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Sire: Toss

Dam: Moonlight Lady

Date of Birth: Unknown

Niamh's Surprise

(F) IKC W48141, Brindle



Special Hero

6 August 1989

Breeder: V. Wilkinson

Oisin Of River House

15 June 1984

Breeder: P. O'Sullivan

Fionn Of River House

23 July 1979

Breeder: S. Hurley

Oscar Of Ballyshonin

24 March 1974

Breeder: M. Brew


10 February 1974

Breeder: M. Madden

Green Heights Sile Og

18 November 1980

Breeder: P. O'Sullivan

Longstown Ducke

18 February 1978

Breeder: E. McGrath

Orla Alvinn

31 December 1975

Breeder: W. O'Connell

Shauna Of Tiobrad

18 March 1983

Breeder: M. McCarthy

Donagh Of Tiobrad

22 May 1977

Breeder: Deane


23 March 1974

Breeder: M. Lynch

Queen Susan

25 August 1973

Breeder: P. Nash

Ronnoc Dawn

25 December 1980

Breeder: G. Connor

Tolkavalley Dun Angus

9 November 1978

Breeder: I. Walton

Ronnoc Aishin

3 February 1976

Breeder: G. Connor

Castlehacket Morning Dew

4 December 1994

Breeder: T. Fehilly


6 May 1991

Breeder: C. Courtney

Gunnrange Daniel

1 September 1988

Breeder: J. E. Demulder

Ragnor Of Ashgroave

22 April 1987 Cream

Breeder: C. M. Mellor-Lawrence

Gunnrange Caroline

12 October 1986 Brindle

Breeder: J. E. Demulder

Coppicedale Princess

31 July 1988

Breeder: E. V. Coxhead

Preston's Kingsman

12 May 1984 Brindle

Breeder: M. Saunders

Mistigo Emerald

23 February 1986 Brindle

Breeder: J. Cleworth

Agathenor Colleen

25 March 1992

Breeder: G. Prichard

Tolkavalley Achill Of Agathenor

22 May 1987

Breeder: I. Walton

Ballykelly Doolough

15 May 1982

Breeder: S. Seale

Tolkavalley Aoibhinn

8 July 1983

10 years, 6 months.

Breeder: M. A. WALTON

Agathenor Fifi Of Callaighstown

8 October 1986

Breeder: E. Sugars

INT IE CH  Carrokeel Sir Connel Of Nutstown

26 February 1979

8 years, 10 months.

Breeder: E. C. Murphy

Reemaid Of Callaighstown

29 February 1984

Breeder: E. Sugars

Moonlight Lady


Lord Of Belgravia Hall

7 November 2000

Spencer Of Moortown

Athcarne Dandy

29 October 1992

Breeder: T. Redmond

Athcarne Murphy

16 May 1986

9 years, 3 months.

Breeder: T. Redmond

Carrokeel O'Flynn

17 October 1986

Breeder: E. C. Murphy

Little Pitza Girl

12 October 1991

Breeder: C. Courtney

Gunnrange Daniel

1 September 1988 cream

Breeder: J. E. Demulder

Debdale Ellie May

17 September 1988 brindle

Breeder: J W Bourne

Clonmaggaden Roisin

Breeder: P.J. Lynch

Kerry Chief


Riverbrook Minnie

21 April 1989

Breeder: G. McKenna

Oceallaigh Aoife

Chulchoill Elan

21 June 1990

Breeder: D. M. Wilcox

Chulchoill Blathnaid

24 September 1987

Breeder: D. M. Wilcox

Harandale Lass

20 October 1997

Baslick Arondale

3 August 1992

Breeder: S. Harte

Nellwyns Brean Cormack

3 August 1990

Breeder: K. W. F. Johnson

GB US CA CH Marumac Coromandel

29 December 1985 Black Brindle

Breeder: M. R. McBryde

Nellwyns Kwickstep

30 October 1986 Wheaten

Breeder: K. W. F. Johnson

Sanctuary Lovely Lady

2 February 1988

Breeder: M. Harrison & M. Atfield

Sanctuary Toby Tobias

20 September 1980

Breeder: M. Harrison & M. Atfield

Sanctuary Princess Sun

30 July 1983 Wheaten

Breeder: M M Harrison

Eimear Of Tobar Bui

20 April 1994

Breeder: M. Glynn


6 May 1991

Breeder: C. Courtney

Gunnrange Daniel

1 September 1988 cream

Breeder: J. E. Demulder

Coppicedale Princess

31 July 1988 grey

Breeder: E. V. Coxhead

Castlehacket Lass

Brian Of Boru

29 February 1984

Sorcha Of Knockbrack

30 December 1984

Breeder: Timlin

Full siblings

Number of full siblings: 4

Eionn The Warrior (8 Offspring)

Maeve's Wish (6 Offspring)

Oila Girl (4 Offspring)

Tadhg's Autumn Fall (74 Offspring)

Half siblings

Number of half siblings: 5

Number of litters with half siblings: 2

Litter number 1:

Born 1 January 1970

Sire: Toss Dam: Moonlight Lady

Eionn The Warrior (8 Offspring)

Maeve's Wish (6 Offspring)

Niamh's Surprise (6 Offspring)

Oila Girl (4 Offspring)

Litter number 2:

Born 9 October 2004

Sire: Toss Dam: Moonlight Lady

Tadhg's Autumn Fall (74 Offspring)

Number of offspring: 6

Total number of unique descendants: 254

(Total born worldwide after Niamh's Surprise: 48,655)

Litter number 1. Partner: John Jo

Litter born: 20 April 2005

Hillcoote Pebble (10 Offspring)

Litter number 2. Partner: Fionn Of Cootehill

Litter born: 12 March 2006

Hillcoote Timmy (10 Offspring) Brindle

Litter number 3. Partner: Fionn Of Cootehill

Litter born: 6 August 2007

Hillcoote Finian (51 Offspring) Brindle

Hillcoote Emma (24 Offspring)

Hillcoote Louise (7 Offspring) Brindle

Hillcoote Roisin (4 Offspring) Brindle

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Total number of possible ancestors (5 gens): 62

Actual number of ancestors: 58 (28M/30F)

Ancestorloss: 4

Percentage lost: 6.45%

Ancestor loss coefficient (AVK): 93.55%

Coefficient of Inbreeding: 1.37% (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: 9 years, 6 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 3 recorded veterans in this pedigree. 0 died before veteran-age.

We are missing info on 59 dogs

100.00% of dogs with known lifespan were veterans

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