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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Stage 2: Donkey health care day

Stage 2: Donkey health care day

Saturday, 1 October, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00.
My Lovely Horse Rescue, Clonard, Enfield, Co Meath
Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Friday, 7 October, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00.
The Donkey Sanctuary, Knockardbane Farm, Liscarroll, Mallow, Co Cork
Pet Expo is always a great day out for all of the family

Pet Expo RDS Dublin

Saturday, 15 October, 2016 - 10:00 to Sunday, 16 October, 2016 - 18:00.
Simmonscourt Dublin
Stage 2: Donkey health care day

Stage 2: Donkey health care day

Saturday, 22 October, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00.
The Donkey Sanctuary, 72 Ballymartin Rd, Templepatrick, Belfast BT39 0BS, United Kingdom
Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Friday, 4 November, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00.
Knockardbane Farm, Liscarroll, Mallow, Co Cork
Craft stalls

Christmas Craft Fair and Food Fair

Sunday, 27 November, 2016 - 12:00.
Hannigans Farm, Lisgriffin Road, Liscarroll, Mallow, CO. Cork

LATEST NEWS

Moses sporting his flash new haircut

All good things come to an end

We are saddened to hear about Moses passing away this week in Hannigan's farm, he has been a true favourite through the years.

Our stunning 2017 calendar

Purchase our 2017 calendar

We are delighted to announce that our 2017 Donkey Sanctuary Ireland calendar is now for sale.

Casper on arrival at Cottage Rescue

Action taken to rehabilitate Casper

The core values of The Donkey Sanctuary are collaboration, compassion and creativity and we recently put all three into action to...

Yara, Lyanna and Meera with terribly overgrown hooves

Yara and friends glad to find sanctuary

Yara (meaning loved one) and five others found themselves in an equine pound in County Longford in May 2016 after being abandoned.

Lucky Charm and Timothy settling in

Lucky Charm and Timothy move around

I have been working at The Donkey Sanctuary for a long time, twenty years plus, mainly at Knockardbane Farm where it all started from a...

Walshie on time of rescue on right and recovering on left

The Donkey Sanctuary and the ISPCA collaborate to offer lifelong care for neglected donkey ‘Walshie’

The ISPCA responded to reports of a neglected donkey in a farm in Co. Limerick at the beginning of August.