Irish Setter Association, England


2019 Championship Show

Held on 5th October 2019

Judges: Jane Mugford (Dogs) - David Bell (Bitches)

Full Show Report HERE


Rita Bryden

Rita (Former President) celeberates 50 Years Membership in 2017 Pictured here at the Club Championship Show with Peter Hall (Chairman)

               Geoff Coupe - President











It is with great sadness that we report the death of Geoff Coupe (Timadon)
on 17th February.  President of the Irish Setter Association, England.
A very sad loss for all Setter & Pointer exhibitors.  A gentleman,
he will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Our Our deepest
sympathy goes to his family at this sad time.




Enter your text It is with great sadness that we report that Brian McAvoy passed away suddenly last night 22nd August. We have no further details at this stage. Brian was a long standing member of the ISAE and a serving member of the ISAE/Setter and Pointer Club joint field trial sub-committee and NEEISC committee member.  A lovely man who always had time for a chat and a joke.  He will be sadly missed. Funeral details to follow.
Our deepest sympathy to his mother June, brother Bill & family & friends at this time of deep sorrow. 


Funeral details as follows:

Brian's funeral. Friday 31st August 1pm at Blyth Crematorium Cowpen Road Blyth NE24 5SZ. 
June requests no flowers but donations to Irish Setter Rescue please. 

Brian McAvoy

David Bell - 20 Years servce on the ISAE Committee

A presentation was made by Becky Box & Peter Hall to David Bell our Chairman (C) at the ISAE CC Winners Match, who is standing down after 20 years service on the Committee.














                  Kate O'Callaghan - Merryborne 

We feel great sadness today (27th August) we report the passing  of Kate O’Callaghan. Kate served on the Committee of the ISBC for 32 Years. A well known and liked exhibitor & judge of Irish Setters. Kate loved the breed and had time for everyone offering advice and friendship and will be dearly missed, by all who knew her. We offer our deepest sympathy to her son Mark & his family.

Kennel Club announces changes in Stud Book Bands for 2019


                   Irish Setter moved from Top Band E - to Band D

Summary - Challenge Certificates, Reserve Challenge Certificates and Junior Warrants qualify in ALL BANDS in addition to the class awards as listed below

Qualifying classes changed to 1st, 2nd, 3rd Open Class - 1st Limit Class

                           Please click on the KC Logo for more info



                                             MEGA RAFFLE
Thanks to everyone who provided prizes & purchased raffle tickets.

Once again the raffle was a great success raising over £400


2019 Judges Presentation

Michelle Webster (Stakes) (L)

David Bell (Bitches), Chairman Peter Hall & Jane Mugford (Dogs)

Bob Heron (Caskeys)





















It is with immense sadness we report the passing of Bob last night, 22nd January.

Bob a former ISAE Committee Member, Club Photographer & Championship Show Judge, was well known in the breed and in partnership with his late wife Christine made up numerous Champions under the Caskeys Affix.


We send our love & deepest sympathy to Fiona, Neil & family, at this sad time.