The Irish Terrier is one of the oldest native terriers in Ireland. It was used to hunt game and be a military dog. The Irish Terrier is a medium size dog. It's coat can be bright red, golden red, or wheaten.
The Irish Terrier can grow to a height of 18 inches and weigh up to 27 pounds. It's a good nature dog that is loyal to family. It can sometimes be over protective.