Curragh Chase Walk 13th May 2018

The Great Dane Association of Ireland had another successful Great Dane Walk. Held at Curragh Chase Forest Park on Sunday the 13th of May 2018.

 

We had a nice gathering of members with their Danes who enjoyed the picnic and walk after. The weather stayed dry and not too hot for the doggies who also had a ball walking around the beautiful grounds of Curragh Chase and stopping to take the odd photo here and there.

The beautiful scenery provided a great opportunity to take some stacked photos and some lovely casual photos in the bluebell patch.

All of the Danes looked stunning surrounded by the beautiful trees, flowers and the lake.

The kiddies who also came along also had fun at the playground.

Looking forward to next years walk already.

I wonder what part of our beautiful island the Danes will appear  next time, watch this space.

 

SOCIALISATION WALK AT LOUGH BOORA DISCOVERY PARK. 7th May 2017

On Sunday the 7th of May 2017 the GDAI had an informal meet and greet at Lough Boora Discovery Park, Boora, Co.Offlay.Many members decided to meet, walk and later picnic with their Danes and families. Our objective was for many new and old members might like to take the opportunity to meet and get to know each other better. Those of us who have agreed to gather have decided to contribute and collect on the day a small contribution towards Great Dane rescue also on the day. We were blessed with beautiful sunshine and there was a great turnout. All the Danes walking side by side pleasantly drew great attention and we finished the day with a wonderful picnic.

 

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Merchandise

We are excited to announce that GDAI merchandise is now available to order. Please when ordering state the size colour and quantity. Logos are available in a different place or different sizes upon request.

 

 College hoodie. Ribbed cuffs and bottom. Available in a huge range of colours and sizes xs to xxl.  40 EURO EACH

 

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White excellent quality mug with full colour GDAI logo on both sides. Dishwasher safe too. 10 euro each

 

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Umbrella 103cm Diameter. Available in navy, green, white and black  25 euro each

 

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Adjustable baseball cap available in many colours please state when ordering you prefered choice. 15 euro each
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100% ringspun cotton t shirt in a huge range of colours and size from xs to xxxl please state when ordering 20 euro each
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Mixed doubles body warmer, extremely warm. Pockets and a pull tight toggle hood. Available in navy, black or deep burgundy 80 euro each 
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  Light weight waterproof windbreaker,hideaway hood and elasticated cuffs. Available in black, navy or green sizes xs to xxl  30 euro each.

Many thanks for your time and supporting our new association

Show Results

Welcome to the show results in the Great Dane breed from around the country as they come in.

It is a fun and interesting way to keep a record of the results at all the shows. Each show through out the year will have their own easy to find drop down menu under the show results page.
We hope it is easy to understand and incredibly helpful to keep people up to date with what’s going on in the showing world.

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Bullbreeds All Breed CH Show 2016 Results

 

Breed Judge: Mrs. J. Collie
Award Dog
Green Star Dog KINNEGANS A HARD DAYS NIGHT (AI) (Mrs S Duffy)
Res Green Star Dog KINNEGANS DELILAH’S HOPES AND DREAMS (Mrs S Duffy)
Green Star Bitch MY LADY OF AONTROIM (GB) (C.J.W.16.) (JR.CH.16.) (Miss M.E. Little)
Res Green Star Bitch YANDAMAR BYDMAR TATJANA (Mr K & Mrs LR, Ms M U Barrett & Nolan)
Best Of Breed KINNEGANS A HARD DAYS NIGHT (AI) (Mrs S Duffy)
Reserve Best Of Breed MY LADY OF AONTROIM (GB) (C.J.W.16.) (JR.CH.16.) (Miss M.E. Little)

 

Class Results
Class Placing Dog
Junior Dog 1 KINNEGANS DELILAH’S HOPES AND DREAMS (Mrs S Duffy)
Junior Dog 2 DEVENISH STEP RIGHT UP (Ms W Dunn)
Junior Dog 3 ÁLAINNDANES KING OF KINGS AT KENAINE (Mr K & Mrs L R Barrett)
Open Dog 1 KINNEGANS A HARD DAYS NIGHT (AI) (Mrs S Duffy)
Open Dog 2 STORMDANCE DOBRYNIA NIKITICH (Ms Lorna McNamara)
Baby Puppy Bitch 1 KINNEGANS WAVES AND ECHOES (Mrs S Duffy)
Junior Bitch 1 DEVENISH KEEP THE FAITH (Ms W Dunn)
Junior Bitch 2 MADRA MAGIC CHARLIES GIRL (Mr. & Mrs R.G. O’ Sullivan)
Intermediate Bitch 1 MY LADY OF AONTROIM (GB) (C.J.W.16.) (JR.CH.16.) (Miss M.E. Little)
Open Bitch 1 YANDAMAR BYDMAR TATJANA (Mr K & Mrs LR, Ms M U Barrett & Nolan)
Open Bitch 2 SANTANNA CRISTAL BRUT (Mrs Fennelly Mcgrath)
Open Bitch 3 PRINCESS SOPHIA SOPHIA (Mr. & Mrs R.G. O’ Sullivan)

 

Cloghran All Breed Championship show 1/10/2016

 

Breed Results
Breed Judge: Mrs P. Dempsey
Award Dog
Green Star Dog HIGHESTEEM BRUCE AT XANDERO (IMP NOR) (Mr & Mrs M A Curran)
Res Green Star Dog DEVENISH STEP RIGHT UP (Ms W Dunn)
Green Star Bitch CH ÁLAINNDANES SWEET CHILDS COMMAND DECISION ( JUN CH, CW 16 ) (Ms J Doyle)
Res Green Star Bitch SANTANNA CRISTAL BRUT (Mrs Fennelly Mcgrath)
Best Of Breed HIGHESTEEM BRUCE AT XANDERO (IMP NOR) (Mr & Mrs M A Curran)
Reserve Best Of Breed CH ÁLAINNDANES SWEET CHILDS COMMAND DECISION ( JUN CH, CW 16 ) (Ms J Doyle)

 

Class Results
Class Placing Dog
Junior Dog 1 DEVENISH STEP RIGHT UP (Ms W Dunn)
Junior Dog 1 ÁLAINNDANES KING OF KINGS AT KENAINE (Mr K & Mrs L R Barrett)
Junior Dog 3 KINNEGANS DELILAH’S HOPES AND DREAMS (Mrs S Duffy)
Open Dog 1 HIGHESTEEM BRUCE AT XANDERO (IMP NOR) (Mr & Mrs M A Curran)
Open Dog 2 ÁLAINNDANES MIRACLE MAN (JUN CH, EUDDC JW 15, CW 16 ) (Ms J Doyle)
Open Dog 3 KINNEGANS A HARD DAYS NIGHT (AI) (Mrs S Duffy)
Baby Puppy Bitch 1 KINNEGANS WHO’S THAT EYE CANDY (Ms M Connolly)
Puppy Bitch 1 ÀLAINNDANES BELLE OF MY HEART (Ms J Doyle)
Junior Bitch 1 BALLYFRAWLEY ALL THIS AND HEAVEN TOO (Mrs Rose Dooley)
Junior Bitch 2 DEVENISH KEEP THE FAITH (Ms W Dunn)
Junior Bitch 3 BALLYFRAWLEY OVER THE LOVE (Mrs Rose Dooley)
Junior Bitch 4 KINNEGANS DELILAH’S SPARKLING STAR (Mrs S Duffy)
Intermediate Bitch 1 MY LADY OF AONTROIM (GB) (C.J.W.16.) (JR.CH.16.) (Miss M.E. Little)
Open Bitch 1 SANTANNA CRISTAL BRUT (Mrs Fennelly Mcgrath)
Champion Bitch 1 CH ÁLAINNDANES SWEET CHILDS COMMAND DECISION ( JUN CH, CW 16 ) (Ms J Doyle)
Champion Bitch 2 IR CH,UK CH SANTANNA MOET AND CHANDON CJW15 (Miss Karen Cafferty Rice)

 

IKC Day 1 Results 12th Nov 2016

 

Breed Judge: Mr R. Oliveira
Award Dog
Green Star Dog HIGHESTEEM BRUCE AT XANDERO (IMP NOR) (Mr & Mrs M A Curran)
Green Star Dog/Bitch HIGHESTEEM BRUCE AT XANDERO (IMP NOR) (Mr & Mrs M A Curran)
Res Green Star CH SMALLTALL’S FLY ME TO THE MOON WITH LEEVINDANE CJW’15, LUX JCH, IRL JUN CH (Mr D & Mrs H Nevin & Lund)
Res Green Star Dog CH SMALLTALL’S FLY ME TO THE MOON WITH LEEVINDANE CJW’15, LUX JCH, IRL JUN CH (Mr D & Mrs H Nevin & Lund)
CACIB HIGHESTEEM BRUCE AT XANDERO (IMP NOR) (Mr & Mrs M A Curran)
CACIB Dog HIGHESTEEM BRUCE AT XANDERO (IMP NOR) (Mr & Mrs M A Curran)
Res CACIB CH SMALLTALL’S FLY ME TO THE MOON WITH LEEVINDANE CJW’15, LUX JCH, IRL JUN CH (Mr D & Mrs H Nevin & Lund)
Res CACIB Dog CH SMALLTALL’S FLY ME TO THE MOON WITH LEEVINDANE CJW’15, LUX JCH, IRL JUN CH (Mr D & Mrs H Nevin & Lund)
Green Star Bitch CH ÁLAINNDANES SWEET CHILDS COMMAND DECISION ( JUN CH, CW 16 ) (Ms J Doyle)
CACIB Bitch CH ÁLAINNDANES SWEET CHILDS COMMAND DECISION ( JUN CH, CW 16 ) (Ms J Doyle)
Res Green Star Bitch KINNEGANS DELILAH’S SPARKLING STAR (Mrs S Duffy)
Res CACIB Bitch KINNEGANS DELILAH’S SPARKLING STAR (Mrs S Duffy)
Best Of Breed HIGHESTEEM BRUCE AT XANDERO (IMP NOR) (Mr & Mrs M A Curran)
Reserve Best Of Breed CH ÁLAINNDANES SWEET CHILDS COMMAND DECISION ( JUN CH, CW 16 ) (Ms J Doyle)

 

Class Results
Class Placing Dog
Baby Puppy Dog 1 KINNEGANS TWISTED FIRE STARTER (Mr G Mcgowan)
Junior Dog 1 ÁLAINNDANES KING OF KINGS AT KENAINE (Mr K & Mrs L R Barrett)
Intermediate Dog 1 KINNEGANS DELILAH’S HOPES AND DREAMS (Mrs S Duffy)
Open Dog 1 HIGHESTEEM BRUCE AT XANDERO (IMP NOR) (Mr & Mrs M A Curran)
Open Dog 2 KINNEGANS A HARD DAYS NIGHT (AI) (Mrs S Duffy)
Champion Dog 1 CH SMALLTALL’S FLY ME TO THE MOON WITH LEEVINDANE CJW’15, LUX JCH, IRL JUN CH (Mr D & Mrs H Nevin & Lund)
Intermediate Bitch 1 KINNEGANS DELILAH’S SPARKLING STAR (Mrs S Duffy)
Champion Bitch 1 CH ÁLAINNDANES SWEET CHILDS COMMAND DECISION ( JUN CH, CW 16 ) (Ms J Doyle)
Breed Judge: Mr R. Oliveira
Award Dog
Green Star Dog CLANSMAN VON TIR NA NOGH OF RANALDANE (DEU GB) (Mrs J MacDonald)
Res Green Star Dog STORMDANCE DOBRYNIA NIKITICH (Ms Lorna McNamara)
CACIB Dog CLANSMAN VON TIR NA NOGH OF RANALDANE (DEU GB) (Mrs J MacDonald)
Res CACIB Dog STORMDANCE DOBRYNIA NIKITICH (Ms Lorna McNamara)
Green Star Bitch RAVENDANE WIZADORA (Ms T Somers)
CACIB Bitch RAVENDANE WIZADORA (Ms T Somers)
Res Green Star Bitch RAVENDANE FROZEN WITH TAMZDANE JW NJK CW16 (Miss T & Mrs L Pocock)
Res CACIB Bitch RAVENDANE FROZEN WITH TAMZDANE JW NJK CW16 (Miss T & Mrs L Pocock)
Best Of Breed RAVENDANE WIZADORA (Ms T Somers)
Reserve Best Of Breed CLANSMAN VON TIR NA NOGH OF RANALDANE (DEU GB) (Mrs J MacDonald)
Best Puppy MADRA MAGIC PERFECTION (Anne-Marie Mc Causland)

 

Class Results
Class Placing Dog
Baby Puppy Dog 1 PINZA’S BLACK SOLOIST MARGARET KEARNEY (Mrs. M Kearney)
Junior Dog 1 TAMZDANE THAT’S MY JAM (Miss T & Mrs L Pocock)
Open Dog 1 CLANSMAN VON TIR NA NOGH OF RANALDANE (DEU GB) (Mrs J MacDonald)
Open Dog 2 STORMDANCE DOBRYNIA NIKITICH (Ms Lorna McNamara)
Champion Dog 1 NL, DK CH LEEVINDANE LEAD ME ON MR COLE (JUN CH) (Mrs M & Mr D Leeper Nevin)
Puppy Bitch (Int) 1 MADRA MAGIC PERFECTION (Anne-Marie Mc Causland)
Junior Bitch 1 TAMZDANE BOHEMIAN RASPBERY AT RAVENDANE (Miss J R Walton)
Junior Bitch 2 DEVENISH KEEP THE FAITH (Ms W Dunn)
Junior Bitch 3 DANETASTIC HOLLY (Mrs B Brown)
Junior Bitch 4 DANETASTIC MISTLETOE (Mrs J McBride)
Open Bitch 1 RAVENDANE WIZADORA (Ms T Somers)
Open Bitch 2 RAVENDANE FROZEN WITH TAMZDANE JW NJK CW16 (Miss T & Mrs L Pocock)
Open Bitch 3 TAMZDANE HOLY CANNOLI IT’S SPRINGDANE JUN CH (& Woods Mr K Collins Mrs S & Miss C)
Open Bitch 4 YANDAMAR FLYGHTY MAGICAL (Dr. Neil & Miss Margaret & John & Mary Walsh O’Sullivan, Walsh)
Breed Judge: Mr R. Oliveira
Award Dog
Green Star Dog LEEVINDANE IRISH HARVEY BLUE WALLBANGER (Mrs M & Mr D Leeper Nevin)
CACIB Dog LEEVINDANE IRISH HARVEY BLUE WALLBANGER (Mrs M & Mr D Leeper Nevin)
Green Star Bitch MY LADY OF AONTROIM (GB) (C.J.W.16.) (IR.JR.CH.16.) (Miss M.E. Little)
CACIB Bitch MY LADY OF AONTROIM (GB) (C.J.W.16.) (IR.JR.CH.16.) (Miss M.E. Little)
Best Of Breed LEEVINDANE IRISH HARVEY BLUE WALLBANGER (Mrs M & Mr D Leeper Nevin)
Reserve Best Of Breed MY LADY OF AONTROIM (GB) (C.J.W.16.) (IR.JR.CH.16.) (Miss M.E. Little)

 

Class Results
Class Placing Dog
Puppy Dog (Int) 1 RAVENDANE ROCK OR BUST (Miss J R Walton)
Intermediate Dog 1 LEEVINDANE IRISH HARVEY BLUE WALLBANGER (Mrs M & Mr D Leeper Nevin)
Intermediate Bitch 1 MY LADY OF AONTROIM (GB) (C.J.W.16.) (IR.JR.CH.16.) (Miss M.E. Little)

 

IKC RESULTS DAY 2 13 Nov 2016

 

Breed Judge: Mr. Vincent O’Brien
Award Dog
Green Star Dog HIGHESTEEM BRUCE AT XANDERO (IMP NOR) (Mr & Mrs M A Curran)
Green Star Dog/Bitch HIGHESTEEM BRUCE AT XANDERO (IMP NOR) (Mr & Mrs M A Curran)
Res Green Star CH ÁLAINNDANES MIRACLE MAN (JUN CH, EUDDC JW 15, CW 16 ) (Ms J Doyle)
Res Green Star Dog CH SMALLTALL’S FLY ME TO THE MOON WITH LEEVINDANE CJW’15, LUX JCH, IRL JUN CH (Mr D & Mrs H Nevin & Lund)
CACIB KINNEGANS DELILAH’S HOPES AND DREAMS (Mrs S Duffy)
CACIB Dog HIGHESTEEM BRUCE AT XANDERO (IMP NOR) (Mr & Mrs M A Curran)
Res CACIB Dog CH SMALLTALL’S FLY ME TO THE MOON WITH LEEVINDANE CJW’15, LUX JCH, IRL JUN CH (Mr D & Mrs H Nevin & Lund)
Green Star Bitch SANTANNA CRISTAL BRUT (Mrs Fennelly Mcgrath)
CACIB Bitch SANTANNA CRISTAL BRUT (Mrs Fennelly Mcgrath)
Res Green Star Bitch CH ÁLAINNDANES SWEET CHILDS COMMAND DECISION ( JUN CH, CW 16 ) (Ms J Doyle)
Res CACIB Bitch CH ÁLAINNDANES SWEET CHILDS COMMAND DECISION ( JUN CH, CW 16 ) (Ms J Doyle)
Best Of Breed HIGHESTEEM BRUCE AT XANDERO (IMP NOR) (Mr & Mrs M A Curran)
Reserve Best Of Breed SANTANNA CRISTAL BRUT (Mrs Fennelly Mcgrath)

 

Class Results
Class Placing Dog
Baby Puppy Dog 1 KINNEGANS MUSCLE MAN OF VENICE BEACH KOBI (Miss RL Lawlor)
Baby Puppy Dog 2 KINNEGANS TWISTED FIRE STARTER (Mr G Mcgowan)
Junior Dog 1 ÁLAINNDANES KING OF KINGS AT KENAINE (Mr K & Mrs L R Barrett)
Intermediate Dog 1 KINNEGANS DELILAH’S HOPES AND DREAMS (Mrs S Duffy)
Open Dog 1 HIGHESTEEM BRUCE AT XANDERO (IMP NOR) (Mr & Mrs M A Curran)
Champion Dog 1 CH SMALLTALL’S FLY ME TO THE MOON WITH LEEVINDANE CJW’15, LUX JCH, IRL JUN CH (Mr D & Mrs H Nevin & Lund)
Baby Puppy Bitch 1 KINNEGANS WAVES AND ECHOES (Mrs. B. Madge)
Junior Bitch 1 ÀLAINNDANES BELLE OF MY HEART (Ms J Doyle)
Intermediate Bitch 1 KINNEGANS DELILAH’S SPARKLING STAR (Mrs S Duffy)
Open Bitch 1 SANTANNA CRISTAL BRUT (Mrs Fennelly Mcgrath)
Open Bitch 2 GEORDIEONE MAISIES PRIDE SH.CM (Mrs V Young)
Champion Bitch 1 CH ÁLAINNDANES SWEET CHILDS COMMAND DECISION ( JUN CH, CW 16 ) (Ms J Doyle)
Award Dog
Green Star Dog NL, DK CH LEEVINDANE LEAD ME ON MR COLE (JUN CH) (Mrs M & Mr D Leeper Nevin)
Green Star Dog/Bitch NL, DK CH LEEVINDANE LEAD ME ON MR COLE (JUN CH) (Mrs M & Mr D Leeper Nevin)
Res Green Star CLANSMAN VON TIR NA NOGH OF RANALDANE (DEU GB) (Mrs J MacDonald)
Res Green Star Dog CLANSMAN VON TIR NA NOGH OF RANALDANE (DEU GB) (Mrs J MacDonald)
Best Of Breed NL, DK CH LEEVINDANE LEAD ME ON MR COLE (JUN CH) (Mrs M & Mr D Leeper Nevin)
Reserve Best Of Breed RAVENDANE SWEET TALKER JW (Mrs S Akinosho)

 

Class Results
Class Placing Dog
Baby Puppy Dog 1 PINZA’S BLACK SOLOIST PINZA’S BLACK SOLOIST (Margaret Kearney)
Junior Dog 1 TAMZDANE THAT’S MY JAM (Miss T & Mrs L Pocock)
Junior Dog 2 DEVENISH STEP RIGHT UP (Ms W Dunn)
Open Dog 1 CLANSMAN VON TIR NA NOGH OF RANALDANE (DEU GB) (Mrs J MacDonald)
Open Dog 2 STORMDANCE DOBRYNIA NIKITICH (Ms Lorna McNamara)
Champion Dog 1 NL, DK CH LEEVINDANE LEAD ME ON MR COLE (JUN CH) (Mrs M & Mr D Leeper Nevin)
Puppy Bitch (Int) 1 MADRA MAGIC PERFECTION (Anne-Marie Mc Causland)
Junior Bitch 1 MADRA MAGIC CHARLIES GIRL (Mr. & Mrs R.G. O’ Sullivan)
Junior Bitch 2 DANETASTIC HOLLY (Mrs B Brown)
Junior Bitch 3 MADRA MAGIC LADY TINA (Anne-Marie Mc Causland)
Junior Bitch 4 DEVENISH KEEP THE FAITH (Ms W Dunn)
Open Bitch 1 RAVENDANE SWEET TALKER JW (Mrs S Akinosho)
Open Bitch 2 RAVENDANE WIZADORA (Ms T Somers)
Open Bitch 3 YANDAMAR FLYGHTY MAGICAL (Dr. Neil & Miss Margaret & John & Mary Walsh O’Sullivan, Walsh)
Open Bitch 4 TAMZDANE HOLY CANNOLI IT’S SPRINGDANE JUN CH (& Woods Mr K Collins Mrs S & Miss C)

 

Award Dog
Green Star Dog LEEVINDANE IRISH HARVEY BLUE WALLBANGER (Mrs M & Mr D Leeper Nevin)
Green Star Bitch MY LADY OF AONTROIM (GB) (C.J.W.16.) (IR.JR.CH.16.) (Miss M.E. Little)
CACIB Bitch MY LADY OF AONTROIM (GB) (C.J.W.16.) (IR.JR.CH.16.) (Miss M.E. Little)
Best Of Breed MY LADY OF AONTROIM (GB) (C.J.W.16.) (IR.JR.CH.16.) (Miss M.E. Little)
Reserve Best Of Breed LEEVINDANE IRISH HARVEY BLUE WALLBANGER (Mrs M & Mr D Leeper Nevin)

 

Class Results
Class Placing Dog
Puppy Dog (Int) 1 RAVENDANE ROCK OR BUST (Miss J R Walton)
Intermediate Dog 1 LEEVINDANE IRISH HARVEY BLUE WALLBANGER (Mrs M & Mr D Leeper Nevin)
Intermediate Bitch 1 MY LADY OF AONTROIM (GB) (C.J.W.16.) (IR.JR.CH.16.) (Miss M.E. Little)

Pet Expo 2016

Great Dane Association Of Irelands first pet expo was a huge success. Held in the RDS in Dublin on the 15th and 16th of October.

There was a massive crowd around the GDAI stand. GDAI members were happy to pass on information and hand out our association flyers and health and breed information packs. The general public were queuing to stroke and cuddle the Danes and lots of children getting their pictures taken with them. It was a huge testament of our gentle giants temperament, they loved all the attention and were all so well behaved.

Thank you to everyone who attended and was involved in the GDAI stand at pet expo this year. Another successful event for GDAI.

GDAI Inaugural event

Our inaugural event took place on sunday the 2nd of October 2016.

The event was held at

Doyles Equestrian centre,coole lane, rathvilly, Co Carlow

The day was a huge success and we would like to thank everyone for coming and enjoying the day with us.

We had a meet and greet stand with health and information packs. We had our new range of GDAI merchandise stand which was a huge success. There was agility training and a course, many thanks to Nuala O’Brien and her team for setting it up and running it. We had a PEATA pet therapy stand and Great Dane PEATA dogs, many thanks to Catherine. We had a kiddies corner including face painting, colouring in and pony rides. Guess the Great Danes weight. Fun dog show sponsored by Royal canin, thanks so much to Mary Davidson for donating Royal Canin vouchers and prizes. Training and socialisation run by Anne marie which everyone enjoyed. There was also a cake stand, a raffle and tea, coffee and refreshments made available all day by Karen Rice and her mum Trish, thank you both.

To round of a fantastic and most enjoyable family fun day we had celebratory GDAI cake and champagne.

Thanks again to  everyone for the huge effort put in and the fantastic turnout it really made for a very special day indeed.

 

 

 

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Curragh Chase Walk 2018

Hi everyone, 
🐾🐕🐶 Picnic Time 🐾🐕🐶
Sunday 13th of May

Many members have decided to meet again this year after a lovely time we had last year, and have a walk and later picnic( please bring your own food )with their Danes and families. We thought many new and old members might like to take the opportunity to meet and get to know each other better. 
Those of us who have agreed to gather have decided to contribute and collect on the day a small contribution towards Great Dane rescue. If you are interested in attending please feel free to come along, picnic and BBQ areas area located over looking the lake, and a large playground for children , everyone is welcome. Please note that there is a charge of €5 to enter curraghchase Co Limerick , there are toilets and Cafe facilities on site. All dogs will need to be supervised and kept on a lead, with responsible ownership as always in a public place. We look forward to seeing you all from 1pm. Link to curraghchase
http://www.curraghchase.info

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News/Events

Facebook Christmas photo competition.

Delighted to announce our GDAI xmas photo competition!!
We are looking to see all of your Great Dane winter/christmas pictures. Please post your favourite picture, one per member under this post. All the pictures will be put into a voting poll and the winning picture will be framed and presented as the prize for winning the competition 🙂
Cut of point for posting pictures is 19th December, winner will be announced on 21st of December 🙂
Good luck everyone, can’t wait to see all of your pictures!!

Check out our Group Member page to enter

https://www.facebook.com/groups/907108069417822/

Our Inaugural event took place on  October 2nd 2016 at Doyles Equestrian Centre, Coole Lane, Rathvilly, Co Carlow.

See our Facebook Page

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A fantastic and informative day was had by all Great Dane enthusiasts and many other breeds attended on the day.

GDAI would like to thank everyone for their attendance and support on the day.

Our day included a meet and greet stand with health and information packs. Our brand new association merchandise stand. Guess the Great Dane weight. Fun show sponsored by Royal Canin, many thanks to Royal canin for sponsoring prizes on the day. Kiddies corner including pony rides and face painting. Peta pet therapy stand. Agility with thanks to Nuala O’ Brien and her team. Raffle, cake stall and crufts best of breed Chandon.

To round of a very enjoyable and fantastic day we has celebratory GDAI cake and champagne, which was enjoyed by all.

Thanks to everyone again

Photos to follow

 

 

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