Johnny Magory - Red Setter Dog

Red Setter Dog – Sotar Rua


The stunning Irish red setter or Sotar Rua as gaeilge. Their coat is moderately long, silky and of a red or chestnut colour. Irish setters range in height from 24-28 inches males weigh 65-75 lb and females 55-65lb. An Irish setter’s life expectancy tends to be around 11-12 years.

Irish setters get along well with children, other dogs, and will enthusiastically greet visitors. Irish setters are an active breed, and require long, daily walks and off-lead running in wide, open spaces. You can see this beautiful character in our Farmyard Féasta book by clicking here