History of Breed

The dog now officially called the Irish Terrier is possibly the oldest of the Terrier Breeds of Ireland but records are so scarce that it would be difficult to prove this conclusively.

Buying guide

When sourcing a healthy Irish Terrier puppy it is the Breeder that is the most important consideration.

Puppy Line

Puppy Helpline: Mr Ian Bamsey
Tel: 01296 713045
email: sitsirish@gmail.com


Events and Activities

Breed Walk

About The Southern Irish Terrier Society

The present Officers are:- Mr I. Bamsey (Chairman), Miss M. Bradshaw (Vice Chairman), Lt.Col. J D Nevill (Hon. Secretary), Mrs C Bamsey (Hon. Treasurer), assisted by an enthusiastic Committee. The present Patron is Mrs. L. Jackson and the President is Mrs. A. Goddard.

Today the Society holds three shows a year, a Championship Show on the first Saturday in October at Steventon Village Hall, Oxfordshire; an Open Show in Southampton in July, and a Limited Show on the first Sunday in December at Steventon Village Hall, Oxfordshire. This is also the occasion of the Annual General Meeting.

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SITS Forthcoming Shows

27th May 2022Open ShowMarion Sargent
1st October 2022Champ ShowMr Andrew Hunt
4th December 2022Limit ShowJayne Eyeington