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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Friday, 1 July, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00.
Knockardbane Farm, Liscarroll, Mallow, Co Cork
Donkey cuddles

Teddy Bear's Picnic

Thursday, 7 July, 2016 - 12:00 to 15:00.
Knockardbane Farm, Liscarroll, Mallow, Co Cork
Stage 2: Donkey health care day

Stage 2: Donkey health care day

Friday, 8 July, 2016 - 10:00 to 15:30.
Knockardbane Farm, Liscarroll, Mallow, Co Cork
Stage 2: Donkey health care day

Stage 2: Donkey health care day

Saturday, 16 July, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00.
Victoria Bridge, Co Tyrone
Sinead with Molly and Ginny

RDS Horse Show

Wednesday, 20 July, 2016 - 10:00 to Sunday, 24 July, 2016 - 18:00.
RDS Main Arena, Dublin
Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Friday, 5 August, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00.
Knockardbane Farm, Liscarroll, Mallow, Co Cork

LATEST NEWS

Karen leading the training

Specialized veterinary training

A very successful, well attended North West Veterinary Clinical Society meeting was held recently at one of The Donkey Sanctuary's...

The visitor centre

Visitor Centre to close on Thursday June 30

We regret to inform you that the Visitor Centre will be closed on Thursday June 30 due to a stock-take.

Robin helping to sweep the yard!

Mule misconception

What comes to people’s minds when they hear the word mule: stubborn, aggressive or even dangerous?

Planet at time of rescue

Under the stars

We are always telling people that donkeys are sociable animals which need company. This was certainly the case for a donkey called...

Donkey care course

Education is the most powerful tool we can use to change the world

Education is without doubt a key part of the answer to improving the lives of donkeys and mules in Ireland and running donkey care...

Pheonix and Baxten

Hoofprints in time

Phoenix (age 5) and Baxten (age 6) are two ordinary donkeys that came to me a year ago from the Donkey Sanctuary.