The Kerry Beagle is one of the oldest Irish Hounds. It is unclear why the name Beagle has been applied, as the Kerry Beagle is a medium-sized hound, sharing nothing in common with the Beagle. The Kerry Beagle with a broad head, a short coat and long ears, Black and Tan is the more common colour but the coat may be tan and white, blue mottled and tan or black. The breed's looks suggests speed and endurance. Check out our collection of Kerry Beagle dog names for male or female puppies.