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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Pet Expo is always a great day out for all of the family

Mallow Pet Expo

Friday, 26 May, 2017 - 12:00 to Sunday, 28 May, 2017 - 17:00.
Mallow Racecourse
Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Friday, 2 June, 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, 24 June, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00.
The Donkey Sanctuary, 72 Ballymartin Rd, Templepatrick, Belfast BT39 0BS, United Kingdom
Come and enjoy a picnic with your teddy bears!

Teddy Bear's Picnic

Thursday, 6 July, 2017 - 12:00 to 16:00.
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.
Stage 2: Donkey health care day

LATEST NEWS

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.

Our stunning 2017 calendar

2017 calendar SOLD OUT

We are delighted to announce that our 2017 Donkey Sanctuary Ireland calendar has sold out!

Laichin at time of rescue

What's in a name

And so I found myself attending a call to view a mare and foal in the remotest part of Connemara.