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The Donkey Sanctuary

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Address: Liscarroll, Mallow, Ireland
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Donkey Sanctuary

Loved our visit here. Animals are well taken care of. The younger donkeys put on quite a show, running around and playing with Each other. Really something to see. We made a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved our visit here. Animals are well taken care of. The younger donkeys put on quite a show, running around and playing with Each other. Really something to see. We made a donation, no charge to come but donations help to take care of the animals.

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1 Thank margie19652015
Modesto, California, United States
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing! This sanctuary helps so many donkeys in need. We had a blast visiting all the donkeys and even adopted one for only $25! They look like they are taken care of very well. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

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1 Thank Monica C
Ardee, Ireland
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56 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place. I've been here twice, and each time there's more to see. They are building, renovating, maintaining and adding to the walkways all the time. The staff are committed to these rescue donkeys, and to making it a very pleasurable experience for guests. It's a beautiful walk. They have a small gift shop with merchandise and you can... More 

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Thank Catherine C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is serene and peaceful. The staff are very professional and obviously love what they do. Really enjoyed my trip with my 2 young kids.

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Thank JamesGalvin15
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 336 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were driving from Portlaoise to Cork and decided to visit The Donkey Sanctuary on the way. We had google maps directions which were definitely needed as there are no signs at all until we in the immediate vicinity of the sanctuary. I know it would probably cost a lot to signpost it from a few miles away but I... More 

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1 Thank Beanie14
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I absolutely adore the work here! Fantastic people doing fantastic things for very little in return. Always have loved donkeys from a child and used to visit the sanctuary regularly. Came back and visited again after a while away, sponsored Roisin the donkey and in complete love with this sanctuary. Spent hours walking around enjoying the views but mainly enjoying... More 

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New York City
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

This sanctuary is worth a stop on your journey between Dublin and the Dingle or Kerry Peninsula. The grounds are kept very nice, and there is an easy walk around the paddocks to stretch your legs. It's a good place to take kids, but it's not overly "kid centered", so it's fun for adults too. Since it's free, it would... More 

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1 Thank TomAndDonna
County Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The work done here is truly fantastic. A great afternoon to have with the kids meeting these animals.

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Cork
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

I have visitde the Donkey Sanctuary numerous times with other adults and also with children. It is such a peaceful and caring place. It is wonderful to see the animals finally getting the care they deserve.

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1 Thank annehealy
Ireland
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

we had a fantastic trip here - animal welfare was top of the agenda - I am always very apprehensive about animal tourist attractions because of beast welfare concerns.Here welfare is the top concern - and it is a wonderful way to spend a day

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