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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Friday, 6 May, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00.
Knockardbane Farm, Liscarroll, Mallow, Co Cork
Summer Fair

Summer Fair with Dog Show

Sunday, 15 May, 2016 - 12:00.
Knockardbane Farm, Liscarroll, Mallow, Co Cork
Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Saturday, 21 May, 2016 - 10:00 to 15:30.
Home of Ian Colton, Cartron East, Tinnycross, Tullamore Co Offaly
Come along and take a selfie with our donkeys

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

LATEST NEWS

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 ‘...

Donkeys at the Sanctuary in Liscarroll

The importance of microchipping your donkeys

In Ireland, the identification system for equines (horses, donkeys, mules, hinnies) comprises of a passport, a micro-chip and details...

Eugene and Richie

Local donkey legend-Eugene Butler

Eugene has been working with The Donkey Sanctuary since the beginning and he has done unbelievable work to improve the lives of...

Cinco Mil and Sergio

The Donkey Sanctuary Ireland has rescued over 5,000 donkeys

Since The Donkey Sanctuary first opened its doors in 1987 it has provided a loving home for over 5,000 donkeys.