Sean Delmar, of Dublin, Ireland, is president of the Irish Kennel Club. His family Shillelagh Kennels has been one of the most significant terrier kennels in Ireland over the last 50 years, winning many awards, and breeding and exhibiting countless champions. His most influential dog bred was Ch. Shillelagh Fajara, who played a part in the development of Torums Kennels and Italy’s Bilbao Kerry Blue Terriers.
During his 30 years as an IKC council member, Mr. Delmar has served as chairman of the general-purposes committee, chairman of the judges committee, vice president, and in many other positions.
Mr. Delmar is an FCI all-breed international judge and has filled assignments around the world, including several World and Section shows. He has judged BIS at the European Winners Show, Kerry Blue Terriers at Crufts, and an entry of 114 at Moscow’s breed show for Kerries.