NEW Champion- Ch. Lisiji Drama Queen ("Courtney"), Aran's daughter from
Georgia. Courtney is the third of the litter to obtain her Championship. Congratulations to
owner/breeder/handler CJ and Lisa Favre!
January 2007

Portland,OR- Oregon Terrier Association specialty/ Rose City
Classic/Tournament of Champions
Aran went  Best of Breed @ terrier specialty and also 2 days to follow. And as
Congratulations to Aran's puppies!:
Warlord's Rebellion @ Kingael-went WB, Best of Winners @ Specialty and
Terrier Club of SoCal and 2x res.WB @f following all-breed shows.
New weblink added-  easy and affordable DNA test for one of the common
bleeding disorders in kerries (Factor XI.) is available by
University of Pennsylvania.
It is OFFICIAL!  Aran finished the show year of 2006 as a #1 kerry male (no. 2
breed) in all-breed competition  and #2 kerry male (no.3 breed) in breed standing.
This was accomplished without backers, ads in show magazines and week-by-week
"Aran" finished year of 2006 as a Top ranking kerry again- No. 2 and best
2x Best in Show- for Aran @ Great Western Terrier Association, followed by
World Dog Show Champion became son of Multi Champion Aran Donaghmore-
Ch. Blue Joi Williams, under Irish judge, Mr. Sean Delmar! This is 2nd win of Aran related kerry. Last
year BOS and title of World Winner went to my Aran's sister-Ch. Aran Finnea.
Wonderful finish of 2005 show season for us- "Aran" is again 2nd most successful
History of events in Cross the Rubicon kennel
Aran @
Westminster -
taking Breed in
Garden in 2007
...and updates in 2007...
Best in Show
Bred by Exhibitor
at Terrier
Specialty January

                               NOVEMBER 2007

Aran is a proud grandpa of a first Australian Champion! Congratulations go to
Diane of Aristocrat kerries, breeder of AUS Ch.Aristocrat Bittersweet Symphony,
aka Basha. This young girl, daughter of Echo of Aran ,was imported to Australia 5
months ago and she finished her Championship, with multiple Terrier Group
wins and BIS .
Whidbey Island KC-  Rowan went Winners Dog, Best of Winners and Best of
Breed on Sunday with 3 point major.

Although retired this spring, ARAN's accomplishments in the show ring earlier
this year earned him 4th invitation to AKC/Eukanuba National Championship in
Long Beach, CA. Aran and National Championship have quite a history together,
earning Award of Excellence each year starting in 2004! (see picture of first AoM)
Our 11 month "Leeloo" won Bred-By-Exhibitor Terrier Group3 at Vancouver KC
show under terrier judge Mr. Kenneth McDermott
 "Beau"  - BEST of BREED at B.C.Terrier Specialty , Award of Merit at DelValle
KC show (supported entry by NorCalKBT club) under Dr. Mager, 6th Best in
Sweeps title at the KBT Specialty of Northern California in Pleasanton! She also
made cut in breed under Mrs. Coleman Hutchinson, just like she did during
Montgomery weekend under  Mr. Munro and Mr. Weatherhead.
Aran's son "Smokey" became official Canine Good Citizen
"MONTGOMERY WEEKEND" -LEELOO: 3x winner of 9-12 mths class,  Echo:
AWARD of MERIT & qualified invitation to Cruft's 2008!
Son of Aran's littersister BIS, European Winner05 Aran Feeny and Aran's uncle
MultiChampion Aran Enniskeen, born in Spain-Irisfingel Aengus The Protector
went Winners Dog for 5 point MAJOR and also obtained AWARD of MERIT and
Cruft's qualification.
USKBTC FUTURITY: Aran's kids 'Ringo" and "Bonnie"  Best Puppy Dog and Best
Puppy Bitch .

                                       SEPTEMBER 2007
ATLANTA TERRIER SPECIALTY : Best of Breed- 10 months old Topgun Raging
To The Danger Zone, "Bonnie Blue Bell" went BOB over  3 Specials for 4 point
major from Bred-By class and placed 2nd in Bred-By-Exhibitor  Group competition
later on!
Her brothers "Smokey" and "Ringo" went Winners Dog  and both got  3 point
major (Thursday and Friday) and Smokey continued with 2 points and another
WD on Sunday!

Aran's daughter "Dora" (Penterra Sky's jet, RN)- went Best of Opposite Sex and
obtained 2nd leg for Rally Advance title at Valley Forge KC

                                                AUGUST 2007
Specialty of All Terrier Club of Western Washington, Redmond, WA
ROWAN (Fermanagh Cross the Rubicon)- Won Puppy Group 2nd
Leeloo (Fifth Element of Cross the Rubicon)- Youngest in the ring, went Winners
Bitch and Best of Winners  from Bred-By-Exhibitor class, with 2 points. And
despite her young age and limited show experience, she made cut in Bred-By-
Exhibitor Group!
First leg in  RALLY ADVANCED goes to "Dora" (PennTerra's Sky Jet,RN). She
also added another point towards her Championship at Lackawanna KC show,
going Best of Breed over a special.

                                                    JULY 2007
European Veteran Winner title goes to Aran's dam, 11 years old Aran Enniskerry
(pict), English,Italian, International,Slovenian, Belgian, Monegasque,
Luxembourg, German, and German Terrier Club (KfT) Champion.
3 point major and WB/BOS for "Dora" at Upper Marlboro Kennel
                                                                                JUNE 2007
Echo of Aran Cross the Rubicon-GROUP 2 under famous kerry judge Ric
Warlord's Komical Klancy, "Beau's' brother- Best of Winners at Long BeachKC in
CA and was Best of Opposite Sex to "Beau" at Sweepstakes of Great Western
Terrier & KBTCSC Summer Specialty.
Can.Ch. Warlord's Rebellion at Kingael (Beau) won Best in Sweepstakes
Aran's daughter Mickie Blue (Topgun's Every Reason To Be Jealous) took Best
Puppy Sweepstakes at specialty of the Kerry Blue Terrier Club of Greater
Pittsburgh in New Castle, Pennsylvania by judge Dr. Brian Tormey.

                                                       APRIL 2007
Kelsey/Duvessa got two Excellent B Jumpers legs and 17 Mach points in Ocala, FL
first  weekend of April.  She was the only terrier in the taller jump heights  (12"
                                                         MARCH 2007
Duvessa Cross the Rubicon) got four USDAA Starterstitles.  They are Agility Dog
(AD), Starters Gamblers (SG), Starters Snooker (SS) and Starters Relay (SR).  She
has one remaining Starters class to title in, Starters Jumpers.  She has two of three
required legs.     
CRUFT's 2007- Irisfingel Aroma of Erinn, son of Aran's sister MultiCh. Aran Feeny
and Aran's uncle MultiCh. Aran Enniskeen placed as 2nd in Post-Graduate dog
class. Finn is following the steps of his mother,  placed as reserve Best Bitch (to
BOB bitch of English origin)couple years ago under judge RonRamsey    
BEAU- 3x Best Puppy in Terrier Group, 2x Terrier Group 3, 1x Terrier