In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Before that, a series of Irish terriers served as the official mascots.
- A bargeman was sculling in a small boat in the vicinity, and along with him in the boat was a dog of the Irish terrier breed.
- There are more than 50 traditionally docked breeds recognised by the Kennel Club, including cocker spaniels, pointers, Irish terriers and vizslas.
- Two joggers rushed to the scene, just off Chadwick Hall Road in Bamford, after being alerted by the frantic barking of the Irish terrier.
- The Irish terrier, who lives with owner Pamela in Keighley, was put on a strict diet after his weight rocketed to almost five stones.
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