Tramore started in 1971 with the purchase of our first Irish Setter.  Our main concentration has been showing and breeding, but many of our dogs have gone on to successful obedience careers, therapy, agility, and recently field work.

Our mountain location, 30 miles west of Denver, provides our dogs with clean, fresh air, and natural excercise.  The kennel is an extension of the house, so the dogs have "couch" time, and are family members.  For this reason we try to keep our numbers small and frequently have young or finished dogs available to "special" homes.

Averaging a litter per year, we breed for sound temperaments, correct conformation, and healthy specimens.  We exhibit primarily in the Rocky Mountain West, but attend our National Specialty and other large shows.  We've produced over 80 AKC Champions, several Japanese, Mexican and International Champions, and have ROM's on several of our bitches.

We belong and subscribe to the principles of the Irish Setter Clubs of Colorado and America, and have served in many officer capacities with the former, and been on the Board of Directors of both.

Please enjoy browsing through the pictures of our foundation stock, as well as, our recent winners, upcoming stars, and dog we bred.  Also scroll down to see at a quick glance "What's New And Exciting".

Ch. Tramore Flannery

Ginny Swanson
Evergreen, Colorado

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Kristopher is shown winning first Award of Merit at the 2014 National in Ohio. He always looks the same.....standing or moving, and has balance, balance, balance! Way to go Kristopher.

What New & Exciting

Updated 7/15/14


For those of you who INQUIRED ABOUT PUPS from this current litter, PLEASE
bare with me.  I am just starting to stack the pups to see who 
may be show or pet.  I promise I'll get back to you in the next few days. 

Congrats to Phineas, Tramore Premier On Pinney Green, for taking a Specialty
Major by Going Best of Breed from the classes, and Duet, Tramore
Premier Duet for her 4pt. Specialty major in Wisconsin.

KRISTOPHER received first Award of Merit at the Ohio National.
We are so proud of him. Talk about perfect balance!
NOW he just won two Reserve Best In Shows 

MARGAUX is now the proud mother of 14!!!  She's had many more then
expected (she has a big rib cage).  8 boys, and 6 girls.  All doing well.
 Job well done Marg and Kris!  click here to see the "R" Litter

CIAN, Tramore Premier Performance was Winners Dog at this 
year's National, which is going on now.  All 4 boys made the cut and 
Phineas took a 3rd in his class.  We are above the clouds!!