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Lockie was born in our care in 2020

Lockie the lockdown foal celebrates his first birthday

Lockie was born at our sanctuary in shortly after the first lockdown began in 2020. Read on to find out how he's been developing.

The donkey was terrified and we knew he would be difficult to catch

A new life for a marshland donkey

Following reports about the remains of a donkey along the river Corrib in Co Galway, members our welfare team investigated.

The donkeys were huddled in a filthy pen

Securing a better future for donkeys

Learn more about a complex welfare concern from 2020 that resulted in the rehoming of donkeys. 

The donkey lived alone in a field with little shelter

A little collaboration goes a long way

In late January, a collaboration with My Lovely Horse Rescue (MLHR) led to a better life for a lone donkey.

Bocelli lives with his mother Eren in a group of donkeys at our sanctuary in Liscarroll.

A mother's love

In a group of donkeys beside our Visitor Information Centre lives a mother and son with a special bond.

Two mares and a foal in a wet field with no access to shelter.

Responding to donkeys in critical need

Thanks to a call from a member of the public, our welfare team responded to three donkeys in desperate need this winter.