At Commonshall kennels we breed, train, and successfully compete in field trials with spaniels that are carefully selected for their natural ability and temperament.
Our stud dogs have produced Field Trial Champions in many countries, and we have trained and exported dogs that have won championships in Denmark, Sweden, and Italy.
Commonshall Spaniels is run by Ronan Gorman who has been a consistently successful field trial competitor for many years and winner of Open stakes with both Springer Spaniels and Cocker Spaniels. Ronan won his first field trial award in 1998 and has gone on to handle dogs to win many trials since then (see winning dogs’ section). He has also represented Ireland in international gundog tests and has many years’ practical experience in training and shooting over spaniels.
Ronan is an ‘A’ panel judge for spaniels under both Kennel Club and Irish Kennel Club rules and had the honour of judging the 2021 Irish Kennel Club AV Spaniel Championships.