The Irish Terrier or Irish Red Terrier, also named An Madra Gearr in Irish, is a dog breed from Ireland, one of many breeds of terrier. The Irish Terrier is considered one of the oldest terrier breeds. The Irish Terrier is an active and compactly sized dog that is suited for life in both rural and city environments. Its harsh red coat protects it from all kinds of weather. Irish Terriers are active dogs and need and enjoy consistent mental and physical challenges. They are good with people. Check out our collection of Irish Terrier dog names for male or female puppies.