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Donkey Sanctuary Fundraiser

Charity Xmas Card Sale & Coffee Morning

Saturday, 28 November, 2015 - 10:30.
Xmas Craft and Food Fair

Christmas Craft Fair and Food Fair with Santa's Grotto

Sunday, 29 November, 2015 - 12:00 to 17:00.
Hannigans Farm, Lisgriffin Road, Liscarroll, Mallow, CO. Cork
Quality Time Volunteer

Quality Time Volunteer Training Day

Tuesday, 8 December, 2015 - 10:00 to 15:00.
Knockardbane Farm, Liscarroll, Mallow, Co Cork

Christmas Raffle and Carol Singing

Thursday, 17 December, 2015 - 12:00.
The Donkey Sanctuary, Knockardbane, Liscarroll, Mallow, Co. Cork.


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Limited Christmas Cards Available

We are so grateful to our supporters who have been availing of the lovely Christmas cards and gifts from our Donkey World Mail Order...

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Rehoming Success for Rosie and donkeys

Marie was rescued by one of our Donkey Welfare Adviser in 2012 as a weak baby foal.

Clogs and St Francis

Sanctuary and friendship in Cork City for a rescued donkey called St Francis

The kindness of Cork City residents has this month helped to save a donkey which is now recovering in the care of The Donkey Sanctuary...

Donate your cents

It makes cents to donate to The Donkey Sanctuary

The Government is set to approve the removing of one and two cent coins from circulation nationally so why not donate your coins to The...

The area where the donkeys were rescued from

Donkeys abandoned in derelict warehouse find solace with the Sanctuary

It’s hard to envisage what to expect when you receive a call concerning two donkeys abandoned in a disused site and what you will see...

James receiving care from Donkey Sanctuary staff

Please help donkeys in need like James

James was rescued by The Donkey Sanctuary after being abandoned in a field for two years.