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Sire: Special Hero

Dam: Castlehacket Morning Dew

Date of Birth: Unknown


(M) IKC T70342, 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

Bernard Of Roscrea

17 March 1969

Breeder: M. Dooley

Breda Of Tolkavalley

4 March 1970

Breeder: I. Walton


10 February 1974

Breeder: M. Madden

IE CH Boroughbury Justice

18 February 1971

Breeder: E. F. James

Marshgrove Flo

8 July 1972

Breeder: E. Connolly

Green Heights Sile Og

18 November 1980

Breeder: P. O'Sullivan

Longstown Ducke

18 February 1978

Breeder: E. McGrath

Oscar Of Ballyshonin

24 March 1974

Breeder: M. Brew

Marie Of Carrigh

29 July 1970

Breeder: E. McGrath

Orla Alvinn

31 December 1975

Breeder: W. O'Connell

Tullyhunco Bradley

5 August 1971

Breeder: McKiernan

Niamh Of Beirrin

24 March 1974

Breeder: M. Brew

Shauna Of Tiobrad

18 March 1983

Breeder: M. McCarthy

Donagh Of Tiobrad

22 May 1977

Breeder: Deane


23 March 1974

Breeder: M. Lynch

Ata Meadow

4 September 1970

Breeder: Kennelly

Orla Of Fionn Uisge

20 September 1971

Breeder: J. Grogan

Queen Susan

25 August 1973

Breeder: P. Nash

Darragh Of Cordoogan

3 June 1972

Breeder: Grennan

Glenamaddy Gleann Na Smol

12 July 1971

Breeder: MacDermott

Ronnoc Dawn

25 December 1980

Breeder: G. Connor

Tolkavalley Dun Angus

9 November 1978

Breeder: I. Walton

INT IE GB CH Carrokeel Coillte Merlin

26 February 1976 KCSB 2897BM IKC L4262 Fn Brdl

11 years, 3 months.

Cause of death: Old age

Breeder: M. O'Relly

Roshin Dubh Of Tolkavalley

21 March 1974

Breeder: I. Walton

Ronnoc Aishin

3 February 1976

Breeder: G. Connor

IE CH Boroughbury Justice

18 February 1971

Breeder: E. F. James

Marshgrove Marshall

15 September 1973

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

Breeder: C. M. Mellor-Lawrence

GB CH  Marumac Canrith

22 September 1982 Grey Brindle

5 years, 6 months.

Breeder: M. R. McBryde

Lud's Morag

2 August 1983 Grey

Breeder: C. M. Mellor-Lawrence

Gunnrange Caroline

12 October 1986

Breeder: J. E. Demulder

Squadron Leader Of Ballalyn

12 July 1985 Red

4 years, 6 months.

Breeder: M. D. Thomas

Ellie May

3 December 1982 Red Brindle

Breeder: N. Cole

Coppicedale Princess

31 July 1988

Breeder: E. V. Coxhead

Preston's Kingsman

12 May 1984

Breeder: M. Saunders

Sanctuary The Bard Of Erindale

9 January 1979 Wheaten

Breeder: M. Harrison & M. Atfield

Erindale Solo

9 October 1977

Breeder: M. & R. Saunders

Mistigo Emerald

23 February 1986

Breeder: J. Cleworth

Nevada Of Erindale

18 August 1983 Red Brindle

Breeder: L. Underwood

Mistigo Myah

24 May 1984 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

Nutstown King

22 February 1976

10 years, 2 months.

Breeder: J. & K. Kelly

Dunleary Eileen Oge

17 June 1977

9 years

Breeder: M. O'Leary

Tolkavalley Aoibhinn

8 July 1983

10 years, 6 months.

Breeder: M. A. WALTON

Wolf Tone Rurik Of Solstrand

26 February 1979

Breeder: E. & L. Janzon

Tolkavalley Tory

4 April 1980

9 years, 2 months.

Breeder: I. 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

Nutstown King

22 February 1976

10 years, 2 months.

Breeder: J. & K. Kelly

Carrokeel Laois

3 April 1974

Breeder: E. C. Murphy

Reemaid Of Callaighstown

29 February 1984

Breeder: E. Sugars

CH The Earl Of Nutstown

3 April 1981

Breeder: J. & K. Kelly

Dunlaoghaire Aoife

29 November 1978

Breeder: Fitzpatrick

Half siblings

Number of half siblings: 2

Number of litters with half siblings: 2

Litter number 1:

Born 1 January 1970

Sire: Special Hero Dam: Castlehacket Morning Dew

Toss (5 Offspring)

Litter number 2:

Born 2 April 1999

Sire: Special Hero Dam: Molly

Orla (6 Offspring)

Number of offspring: 5

Total number of unique descendants: 754

(Total born worldwide after Toss: 50,196)

Unknown Date of Birth:

Eionn The Warrior (8 Offspring) Brindle

Maeve's Wish (6 Offspring) Brindle

Niamh's Surprise (6 Offspring) Brindle

Oila Girl (4 Offspring)

Litter number 1. Partner: Moonlight Lady

Litter born: 9 October 2004

Tadhg's Autumn Fall (74 Offspring)

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Total number of possible ancestors (5 gens): 62

Actual number of ancestors: 59 (28M/31F)

Ancestorloss: 3

Percentage lost: 4.84%

Ancestor loss coefficient (AVK): 95.16%

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, 10 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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