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Wayne Whelan Purcell has a passion for dogs since he was a young kid, with over 20 years of experience as a dog handler, Wayne is delighted to bring to the market Cherryspinner Gundogs. 

Wayne has trained and supplied dogs all over Europe. His specialist field is breeding, training and competing with competition dogs such as Belgium Malinios, Dutch Herders, German Shepherds and Springer Spaniels.

These working dogs are trained for the security sector such as police, customs, prison and private clients.


He is a fully certified and qualified dog handler under the governing body NASDU (National Association of Security Dog Users).

Wayne had his first gun dog when he was 18 years old, since then his passion for field sports started leading him to making shooting one of his main hobbies up to current times. 

In 2019 Cherryspinner Gundogs have completed a state of the art Kennel Facility in Ireland and we are currently planning a new one in the UK. Please look at our gallery for images of our facility’s. 

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Our friend Mr. William Edgar is a master trainer in field sports, having achieved the highest awards in the island of Ireland he is one of the most awarded gundog trainers in the country.


William has achieved about all there is in his gundog career such as being the Gundog Director of the Scarvagh Game Fair, he is also the Captain of the Irish International Gundog Team and he has joined the team here at Cherryspinner Kennels as our head gun dog handler and trainer and it’s a great pleasure to work alongside William. 


William is the only one in the history of working Spaniels that won 5 years of top hunting dogs at The CLA Great Game Fair and the most that was ever achieved in its history was twice. He ran in the British championship and Irish championship with numerous different dogs.


William has brought up champions over the years and will continue his success with Cherryspinner. Willam's current and most successful dogs have been the famous Greenbrush Iced, which is one of our featured stud dogs here at Cherryspinner. Greenbrush Iced is one win off becoming an International Field Trail Champion and has won numerous of open trial wins.