Kerry History

Kerry History | History information posts about the Kerry Blue Terrier Dog

Early Days of the Kerry Blue

Two articles from an Irish publication of the 1920s. No author or publisher was provided. Submitted by Judith Bruno (If anyone recognizes the text, please let me know the source. John Van den Bergh) MR. BENNETT, of Dublin, stated, about 1890 that: ” In 1887 …

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Modern Kerries of the United States

  In the early 1920s most of the American Kerry fanciers were concentrated in the East. Exceptions were the Jacksons, Miss Weiss, William Fox, and Miss Chesborough and Miss Shannon in California, and Cy and Lucy More in New Mexico. The late 1930s marked the …

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History of the Kerry Blue Name

Are Kerry Blues from County Kerry in Ireland? Probably not. Here is the story. On a Saturday evening in October, 1920 in Summerhill, Dublin, an after-dark curfew was in operation because of “the troubles”. Many of the exhibitors who attended the dogshow risked arrest and …

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