The Irish Setter is a medium to large-sized dog breed that originated in Ireland. They are known for their stunning mahogany or chestnut red coat, which is long and silky. They are friendly, active, and high-spirited dogs that require regular exercise and mental stimulation. They are often used for hunting, as well as being popular family pets. The breed is known for their loyalty and affectionate nature, and they make great companions for families with children.