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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Stage 1: Donkey care induction day

Friday, 5 May, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00.
Knockardbane Farm, Liscarroll, Mallow, Co Cork
Summer Fair

Summer Fair with Dog Show

Sunday, 14 May, 2017 - 12:00 to 17:00.
Knockardbane Farm, Liscarroll, Mallow, Co Cork
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

LATEST NEWS

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.

Come cycling with us!

Join us for our charity cycle in Mallorca

Join us for a Charity Cycle in aid of The Donkey Sanctuary in Mallorca from 16th to 21st of October 2017.

Fergus and Foley arriving at their new home

Animal assisted therapy with Foley and Fergus

This week saw the culmination of several months’ hard work between staff and patients at Dundrum mental hospital and our welfare team,...

The group of donkeys enthusiasts attending the course

Donkey Care Courses

The Donkey Sanctuary welfare team provide donkey care courses throughout Ireland catering for all abilities, levels of knowledge and...