The World’s a Fair, Part IV; The Celtic Lurchers

Celtic lurchers are a mix of Irish deerhound and greyhounds. Of this particular line, there are six dogs here, and some in Connecticut.

“Lurcher,” comes from a Romany phrase, “Lur Cur,” or “Thief Dog.” The dogs were used by peasants as poachers. They would be released at night and hunt in the dark, bringing back rabbits and sometimes even a deer.


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