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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Come and enjoy a picnic with your teddy bears!

Teddy Bear's Picnic

Thursday, 6 July, 2017 - 12:00 to 15:00.
Knockardbane Farm, Liscarroll, Mallow, Co Cork
Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Friday, 7 July, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00.
Knockardbane Farm, Liscarroll, Mallow, Co Cork

Stage 2: Donkey health care day

Friday, 14 July, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00.
Knockardbane Farm, Liscarroll, Mallow, Co Cork
Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Friday, 4 August, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00.
Knockardbane Farm, Liscarroll, Mallow, Co Cork
Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Saturday, 19 August, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00.
The Donkey Sanctuary, 72 Ballymartin Rd, Templepatrick, Belfast BT39 0BS, United Kingdom
Our open weekend will have various bouncy castles and slides

Open Weekend

Saturday, 26 August, 2017 - 12:00 to Sunday, 27 August, 2017 - 17:00.
Hannigans Farm, Lisgriffin Road, Liscarroll, Mallow, CO. Cork

LATEST NEWS

Joe Collins (left) with Stuart Reid

Federation of veterinarians in Europe

The Federation of Veterinarians in Europe held its General Assembly in mid-June this year.

Donkeys in the community

First global strategy on animal welfare

I shall try to follow the example set by a Kenyan woman when introducing her presentation on donkey welfare, this should be short enough...

Donkeys safe and sound

Safe from the bush fire

I associate bush fires with places like Australia and they conjure images of kangaroos running from the flames.

Daithi settles in

Daithi Beag finds his forever home

You may recall reading about our beautiful Daithi Beag who featured in our winter newsletter in November last year.

James receiving care from Donkey Sanctuary staff

Please help donkeys in need like James

James was rescued by The Donkey Sanctuary after being abandoned and spending two years alone in a field with no adequate access to...

Our donkeys posing for the camera

Big Week on the Farm

Tune into RTE One next week to watch Big Week on the Farm as they give an insight into farming life in Ireland.