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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

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Pet Expo and Mallow Garden Show

Friday, 27 May, 2016 - 10:00 to Sunday, 29 May, 2016 - 17:00.
Mallow Racecourse
Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Friday, 3 June, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00.
Knockardbane Farm, Liscarroll, Mallow, Co Cork
Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Saturday, 18 June, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00.
Victoria bridge, Co Tyrone
Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Friday, 24 June, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00.
Ratooragh, Schull, Co Cork
Stage 2: Donkey health care day

Stage 2: Donkey health care day

Friday, 24 June, 2016 - 10:00 to 15:30.
Brooklodge Nursery, The Old Monastery, Ballyguinin, Co Galway
Look out for our donkeys and trekker at shows in 2016

Charleville Show

Saturday, 25 June, 2016 - 10:00 to Sunday, 26 June, 2016 - 18:00.
Charleville Showgrounds, Charleville, Co. Cork.

LATEST NEWS

Lavina lavishing in the company of her donkeys

Lavina is reunited with Bebe and Annabelle

Lavina has been a long time donkey lover and Donkey Sanctuary supporter.

Winners of best rescue dog Josephine and Suzie!

Summer fair success

On Sunday May 15 we opened the gates of our farm and welcomed thousands of people to meet our donkeys and enjoy our festivities!

Lucy and Carol when they were first rescued

Lucy and Carol enjoying love and security

In December The Donkey Sanctuary received a call from concerned supporters regarding three abandoned donkeys wandering in a remote...

Tootsie looking fantastic!

Oldest mule in the world: 54 year old Tootsie

We are very proud of the fact that we are caring for the oldest living mule on record called Tootsie. Tootsie loves nothing more than a...

Tinsel and Jingles in their loving home

Tinsel and Jingles find their loving ‘Guardian’ home

Tinsel and Jingles rose to prominence as two donkeys rescued by The Donkey Sanctuary as the result of their previous owner ‘James Steele...

The participants of the course with donkeys Sooty and May

Donkey care course success

The Donkey Sanctuary received a very warm welcome from the Burn Equestrian Centre in Belfast, this was the host venue for our recent ‘...