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Sire: Shaw Of Limerick (Age at birth: 2 years, 6 months.)

Dam: Robin Of Limerick (Age at birth: 3 years, 10 months.)

Date of Birth: 26 June 1980

Date of death: 20 November 1986

Age at time of death: 6 years, 5 months

Bred by: L. Souza


Tory Of Limerick

(F) 26 June 1980, HC735106, GRAY & BRINDLE

US CH Shaw Of Limerick

16 December 1977
Gray & Brindle

10 years, 5 months.

Breeder: Souza & Tierney

US CH The Macintosh Of Limerick

10 June 1973
Gr Brdl

8 years, 1 months.

US CH Timberlane Colin O'Hegh

14 August 1967 Wheaten & Brindle

US CH Roaree Of Limerick

1 September 1970 Wheaten & Brindle

8 years, 7 months.

Breeder: M. Lynch

US CH Timberlane Casey Of Limerick

7 March 1975
Gray & Brindle

US CH Timberlane Sean Colin

22 January 1973 Gray & Brindle

US CH Maghera Glass Ban Madrin

15 June 1971 Brindle

US CH Robin Of Limerick

4 September 1976
Wheaten & Brindle

Breeder: L. Souza

US CH Timberlane Donal Deedum

20 November 1973

US CH Timberlane Colin O'Hegh

14 August 1967 Wheaten & Brindle

US CH Maghera Glass Ban Madrin

15 June 1971 Brindle

US CH Sheila Of Limerick

10 June 1973
Wheaten & Brindle

US CH Timberlane Colin O'Hegh

14 August 1967 Wheaten & Brindle

US CH Roaree Of Limerick

1 September 1970 Wheaten & Brindle

8 years, 7 months.

Breeder: M. Lynch

Full siblings

Number of full siblings: 11

Aonghus Augustus Of Limerick

Belfast Of Limerick

Caitalin Of Limerick

Ceile Of Limerick (15 Offspring)

Connemara's Chance O'Limerick (11 Offspring) Lifespan: 7 years, 2 months (Osteosarcoma)

Destiny Stacy Of Limerick (5 Offspring)

Dustin Of Limerick

McKeegan of Limerick

Meghan Of Limerick (4 Offspring)

Quinn Of Limerick

Stag's Leap Colin Of Limerick

Half siblings

Number of half siblings: 24

Number of litters with half siblings: 3

Litter number 1:

Born 24 August 1981

Sire: Shaw Of Limerick Dam: Carroy Liath Cu Mo Scail

Carroy Big Mac Attack

Carroy Corri Ciara O'Shaw

Carroy Sean O'Shaw

Carroy's Aliena Of Wieowen

Liaw Donnghal Of Carroy

Lowels Pati Oflaherty Carroy (9 Offspring)

Shanagarry Sean Of Carroy

Litter number 2:

Born 26 October 1983

Sire: Shaw Of Limerick Dam: Destiny Merit Macdonal

Destiny Carroy Scarlet O'Shaw

Destiny Sabrina Of Limerick

Destiny Sage O'Shaw

Destiny Sarah O'Shaw

Destiny Scorpio's Juno O'Shaw (5 Offspring)

Destiny Secret O'Shaw

Destiny Serendipity O'Shaw (9 Offspring)

Destiny Shamus O'Shaw

Destiny Sheik O'Shaw (9 Offspring)

Destiny Star Shine O'Shaw

Destiny Stryder O'Shaw

Litter number 3:

Born 12 October 1985

Sire: Shaw Of Limerick Dam: Destiny Regan Of Limerick

Brian Macshaw Of Limerick

Geantraighe Of Limerick (14 Offspring)

Keen Of Limerick

Kellcastle Keart Of Limerick

Kenna Of Limerick

Sean Of Limerick

Number of offspring: 9

Total number of unique descendants: 8,231

(Total born worldwide after Tory Of Limerick: 126,781)

Litter number 1. Partner: Grianan Mann Of Limerick

Litter born: 31 May 1984

Tory Fagan Of Limerick WHEATEN & BRINDLE

Tory Kyle Of Limerick GRAY & BRINDLE

Tory Spot Brandon of Limerick

Limerick's Gwynn Grianan RED & BRINDLE

Tory Beauty Of Limerick WHEATEN & BRINDLE

Tory Erin Of Limerick GRAY & BRINDLE

Tory Gaelic Of Limerick (6 Offspring) Wheaten & Brindle

Tory Heather Of Limerick WHEATEN & BRINDLE

Tory Meghan Of Limerick (4 Offspring) Lifespan: 5 years, 9 months Whtn Brdl

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Total number of possible ancestors (3 gens): 14

Actual number of ancestors: 10 (5M/5F)

Ancestorloss: 4

Percentage lost: 28.57%

Ancestor loss coefficient (AVK): 71.43%

Coefficient of Inbreeding: 6.25% (3 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 3 generations is 1.87%.

Green areas are well below average COI. The yellow area marks average COI +/- 0.3% point. Red areas are well above average.

Lifespan in pedigree

Average recorded lifespan in pedigree: 8 years, 11 months.Based on lifespan-info of 4 entries in pedigree out of a possible 14 (28.57 %).

Recorded breed average in iwdb.org is 7 years, 5 months.Based on lifespan-info of 6222 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 4 recorded veterans in this pedigree. 0 died before veteran-age.

We are missing info on 10 dogs

100.00% of dogs with known lifespan were veterans

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Common ancestors

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