The Donkey Sanctuary

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BBFF1234567890
Dublin, Ireland29 contributions
Family
Our second time to visit the lovely donkey sanctuary and once again we adopted a donkey. Lovely feeling about this place, it's just full of love and we always feel so appreciated for being there. Beautiful walks. No admittance fee, but the donkeys will melt your heart and you'll want to adopt or at least buy souvenirs from the gift shop
Written 6 August 2022
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Istvan Tibor Toth
415 contributions
Family
The place the conditions, the staff and the location is Hall of Heaven®️I can't to describe with honesty all space are clean and tidy with picnic area, the staff is a big familly who hunt your ideas. One reason must to resolve the management! Who arrive without car on Charleville will find very hard a taxi! But Michael Mullin will help for anybody, his person is a guarantee for rapid, safe, punctual arrival between Sanctuary and Charleville bus station.
Written 29 July 2022
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TwinmaAF
Greystones, Ireland140 contributions
If you like Donkeys, this is the place for you! I absolutely loved it. Entry is free, but you can (and you should!) make a donation towards the expensive care given to these gorgeous animals. The shop also sells donkey-themed gift items at very reasonable prices. And if you wish, you can adopt a donkey. The grounds are laid out so that you can do as much or as little walking as you choose, and the donkeys are in fields spread over a fairly large area. Some will come over for a little pet, while others are busy doing their own thing. The slightly older ones - Ducky, Dusty and Brenda were very friendly. I'm looking forward to visiting again!
Written 28 June 2022
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The Donkey Sanctuary is completely free and any animal lover passing by should visit. It was halfway between Cork and Galway so I detoured on my way. The drive to the sanctuary was through very narrow country roads that were absolutely beautiful, though a bit difficult to navigate.

The donkeys are adorable and very well cared for. They have a lot of personality. You can tell the staff genuinely care about the animals. The merchandise to help support the sanctuary is cute. Kids were there and were engaged by the animals. The animals are safe to pet and many are friendly.

I arrived during the morning when they were being fed, so the donkeys were not in the pasture. If you want to see the donkeys out in the pasture, you may want to arrive later. The land behind the main pastures is hilly, so some pens may be inaccessible if you have disabilities.
Written 21 April 2022
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Eolan Allen
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Couples
Beautiful setting. Very nicely laid out and the assistants in the little shop were very warm and friendly.

However the true stars are the donkeys themselves who are all very friendly and particularly interested in passing visitors particularly children and dogs (naturally will need to be kept on a tight lead). Donkeys very happy with positive interaction and experience is very soothing and joyful.

Bonus for a beautiful view over Liscarroll Castle.
Written 18 October 2021
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mlgorey
Gorey, Ireland95 contributions
Solo
Called in on a flying visit for my first ever visit to this fabulous sanctuary. The welcome was very warm. Arrived just in time to me the delightful informative Sean giving his guys and girls their afternoon cuddles and words of endearment. They all lined up and waited patiently for their turns. Thank you very much Sean for giving me a memorable experience. He even got Mary down to an introduction as she is my adopted donkey this year. Well run shop and the walk way around the sanctuary is well done. My only concern is that without Google maps I feel I would never have found it as road signage I felt was very very poor. Thankfully I had Google maps. Well done to all concerned I wish other animal sanctuaries followed your incredible example. 👏👏👏👏👏
Written 15 October 2021
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Rebecca Prouse
Dublin, Ireland9 contributions
Couples
The donkey sanctuary is a fantastic way to spend a couple of hours. The donkeys are so wholesome and loveable. There is so much cuteness in this place! Definitely recommend this place to everyone!!
Written 3 September 2021
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Karen M
Belfast, UK7 contributions
Great day out - not to be missed. This was definitely the highlight of our holiday. We had a wonderful welcome driving in and you can even bring your dog. The staff are amazing and answered all my daughter’s questions. There are wonderful walks and views with lots of donkeys along the way. Lots of petting was done. It is a really special place. Picnic tables and coffee available. We adopted Bella and Nollaig and can’t wait to visit again.
Written 25 August 2021
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Debbie H
Dublin, Ireland51 contributions
Family
A Hidden Gem, great place to visit, the grounds are lovely to walk,the donkeys are so friendly, they allow dogs too. It's magical for kids. Our little one adopted a donkey and she hasn't stopped talking about it. Highlight of the trip to Cork
Written 19 August 2021
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patorourke
Cork, Ireland372 contributions
Family
Absolutely heaven in north cork the staff so polite and friendly the donkeys are well cared for it is so beautiful and well wort a visit
Written 17 July 2021
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