Eve Parnell is a famous Irish artist and a fantastic supporter of The Donkey Sanctuary. Eve has kindly donated two of her stunning paintings for us to auction in order to raise much needed funds for the donkeys. The starting price on the framed drawings in pencil on tissue paper is €200 each. To register your interest please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Tríona on 022-48654. Bidding will close on Thursday December 17th at 5pm.
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Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney received an independent report on matters relating to donkey welfare in Ireland. The report, launched at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, links the uncontrolled eligibility of donkeys for subsidy payments granted for ‘Areas of Natural Constraint’ (ANC) with potentially driving a market for indiscriminate breeding.
We are so grateful to our supporters who have been availing of the lovely Christmas cards and gifts from our Donkey World Mail Order Catalogue. Unfortunately we are currently running on limited stock on some products and are doing our best to cover supporters requests. The following cards are no longer available:
Product and Description:
2715 Christmas Stroll
4315 Winter’s Tale
4515 Festive Donkeys
Marie was rescued by one of our Donkey Welfare Adviser in 2012 as a weak baby foal. She was very neglected when she first came into our care and the veterinary and farm team dedicated great time and effort into building up her strength. She became friends with Asha and they were prepared to go out to a new home together.
Keen donkey lover and Sanctuary supporter Rosie visited us in Liscarroll and met her beautiful donkeys. Rosie has a stunning donkey called Mousie already and was keen to get more company after Mousie sadly lost her son.
The Reynolds family in Cavan have rehomed two of our donkeys and very kindly organized a fundraising day on behalf of The Donkey Sanctuary on Sunday November 22nd. Please support and find out about the work of The Donkey Sanctuary and learn more about rehoming donkeys and the benefits it can bestow.
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.
Several members of the public in Cork had become concerned for the donkey, which has since been named St Francis, after seeing him tied to a railing by his back leg with a painfully tight head collar. The donkey could barely move and eventually broke free from the railing and wandered onto the areas’ extremely busy roads.
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 Donkey Sanctuary? We will have a large collection jar in our Visitor Centre here in Liscarroll or you can contact us for a lodgement slip at email@example.com or call us on 022-48398 for more information. Your support is greatly appreciated.
We are looking to recruit an experienced HR Administration Assistant to support the operational activities of the Operational Support Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary (Ireland) Limited.
The main duties will include responding to HR enquiries with timely and accurate advice, supporting and facilitating the recruitment and new starter processes and assisting with the updating and maintenance of personnel records and other employment related documentation – both paper based and electronic.
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 when you arrive there. Our Welfare team is certainly used to dealing with unexpected situations but we are naturally often shocked ourselves by what we see. It seems that the parameters of donkey neglect and irresponsible management are constantly being stretched further and further…