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Purchase our 2017 calendar

We are delighted to announce that our 2017 Donkey Sanctuary Ireland calendar is now for sale. The calendar is packed full with interesting stories and images of our rescue donkeys and mules.

The calendar is on sale for €10 and that includes postage so if you wish to purchase a calendar please follow the Paypal link below where you can pay by credit card and fill in your details. Thank you very much for your continued support, all proceeds go towards the care and welfare of our donkeys and mules.

Our stunning 2017 calendar

Charity Christmas card sale and coffee morning

Event date: 
Saturday, 26 November, 2016 - 10:30 to 13:30
Location: 
Knox Hall, Monkstown, Dublin.
Event status: 
No booking required

Charity Christmas card sale & coffee morning in Knox Hall, Monkstown, Dublin.

SATURDAY 26th NOVEMBER 10.30am-1pm

In aid of

The Donkey Sanctuary
Irish Guide dogs for the Blind
Irish Blue Cross
Royal National Lifeboat Institution
Irish Horse Welfare Trust

Please come along to support these charities and buy your:

• Cards
• Calendars
• Christmas Gifts

Admission is FREE!

Event flyer

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. It was clear from the outset that the foal was in considerable difficulty. It had an abnormal temperature and was also weak and unable to stand without assistance.

Laichin at time of rescue

Charity Cycle in Mallorca

Event date: 
Monday, 16 October, 2017 - 12:00 to Saturday, 21 October, 2017 - 18:00
Location: 
Mallorca
Event status: 
Places available

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

Flying from Dublin Airport to Palma de Mallorca Airport and staying in Senses Palmanova half-board accommodation. The bike will be supplied and you will enjoy four days of cycling with Stephen Roche.

CONTACT:

Email martha.brennan@thedonkeysanctuary.ie or phone 022-48398

SECURING YOUR PLACE

To secure your place you will need to:

Cycle in the sunshine

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.

Flying from Dublin Airport to Palma de Mallorca Airport and staying in Senses Palmanova half-board accommodation. The bike will be supplied and you will enjoy four days of cycling with Stephen Roche.

CONTACT:

Email martha.brennan@thedonkeysanctuary.ie or phone 022-48398

SECURING YOUR PLACE

To secure your place you will need to:

Come cycling with us!

5K Fun Run/Walk in Doneraile Park

Event date: 
Saturday, 8 April, 2017 - 10:30 to 14:00
Location: 
Doneraile Park, Doneraile, Mallow, Co. Cork.
Event status: 
No booking required

Come and join us in the stunning Doneraile Park in North Cork on Saturday April 8th for a 5K fun run/walk!

Open to all- dogs welcome on the lead, people pushing buggies welcome, come along for a fun-filled morning in aid of The Donkey Sanctuary!

Registration opens at 10.30am and the run/walk starts at 12pm.Light refreshments available.

Come and join us for a great cause.

For more information contact us on 022-48398

5K Fun Run/Walk

New Arrivals Groom

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Groom to join our New Arrivals Team at The Donkey Sanctuary (Ireland) Limited.

Based at Hannigans Farm, you will assist the veterinary staff, equine dental technician and farrier as required, prepare and administer medication and feeds as directed, monitor and be responsible for settling in new arrivals, and assist with stock control and administrative duties.

Equine knowledge, good communication skills, and the ability to work as part of a team are essential, as is a full and valid driving licence.

Donkey Care Courses

The Donkey Sanctuary welfare team provide donkey care courses throughout Ireland catering for all abilities, levels of knowledge and interest. On Saturday past eleven enthusiastic individuals gathered in my kitchen to learn more about the wonderful world of donkeys! It became clear to me that there were four distinct groups present:

Group 1 – exuberantly enthusiast persons, keen on learning more about donkeys but had never cared for an animal bigger than a Labrador dog.

The group of donkeys enthusiasts attending the course

New Arrivals Groom

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Groom to join our New Arrivals Team at The Donkey Sanctuary (Ireland) Limited.

Based at Hannigans Farm, you will assist the veterinary staff, equine dental technician and farrier as required, prepare and administer medication and feeds as directed, monitor and be responsible for settling in new arrivals, and assist with stock control and administrative duties.

Equine knowledge, good communication skills, and the ability to work as part of a team are essential, as is a full and valid driving licence.

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