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The Donkey Sanctuary

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Great place to visit with the kids!

Well worth the visit. No admission fee.... but everything purchased in shop goes towards the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sbelmour
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Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
A great family day out

We were lucky we got a fabulous day weather wise to visit. The donkeys were very friendly & looked... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
MayBme
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Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the visit. No admission fee.... but everything purchased in shop goes towards the sanctuary. Excellent grounds.....tidy and well kept.

Thank sbelmour
DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank your for taking the time to provide such wonderful feedback, delighted you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a cute little place with a nice walk around the fields. The Donkeys are cute. Some of them want to be petted and others don't. We were there about 45 minutes, you could bring a picnic if you wanted to stay longer. Not much...More

Thank Christine S
DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Christine, thank you for your comments and rating.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky we got a fabulous day weather wise to visit. The donkeys were very friendly & looked so well. We really enjoyed the walk around the place, our buggy was an all terrain buggy so we were lucky that we were able to...More

Thank MayBme
DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank your for taking the time to provide such wonderful feedback, delighted you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I visited the sanctuary with my best friend and we loved every moment. We started with a walk around the sanctuary and finished with a hot chocolate. This is a beautiful place where you can met lots of cute and friendly rescued donkeys. The facility...More

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DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Ashling, for taking the time to provide such wonderful feedback, delighted you enjoyed your visit. Please come an visit us again

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

This is one of my favourite places to visit in Cork and I would highly recommend it to anyone. It is impossible to leave this place without your spirit being lifted, it is the ultimate feel good day out! Today was sunny so we brought...More

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DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank your for taking the time to provide such wonderful feedback, delighted you enjoyed your visit. Please come an visit us again

Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

We visited with 2 toddlers and they loved it. There were plenty of donkies to see and the safety of the walkways meant the kids could walk around themselves without me worrying. We had the buggy just Incase little legs got tired and nearly all...More

Thank rubylass
DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank your for taking the time to provide such wonderful feedback, delighted you enjoyed your visit. Please come an visit us again

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

This place just warms your heart. It’s a great cause and the animals are so well taken care of. It is a nice facility, well taken care of and the staff are helpful. We don’t have kids but still immensely enjoyed seeing the donkeys and...More

Thank Matt M
DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you for your very generous rating Matt. Every donkey taken into the Sanctuary is guaranteed a life of loving care. For many it is the first time in their lives that they have felt loving hands and heard quiet voices. Great care is given...More

Reviewed July 27, 2018

what a fabulous, well run place, the surrounding are gorgeous and the animals are happy! spotlessly clean both for humans and donkeys, what a treat to pet so many adorable donkeys, heartbreaking to read their backstories though :( we fell in love with a gorgeous...More

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DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you so much for your rating of 5 stars and adopting Jacksie he is a bit of a rogue.

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

What a day out, packed a lunch and brought kids to this wonderful facility. Impressive working farm, clean and amazing surrounding. Hills and country side, we were blessed with a beautiful sunny day. Lovely walkways around the farm, donkeys obviously were at every corner to...More

Thank Owen P
DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Thanks very much Owen, for you review delighted you enjoyed the day its very beautiful here.

Reviewed July 22, 2018

Such a beautiful place for donkeys to be rescued to. Beautiful park land to walk, sit, observe, pet, 'talk' to and see the donkeys here relaxing and enjoying their live after rescue. Such great work the people here do. Love donkeys more after our visit...More

1  Thank Niamh O
DonkeySanctuaryIRL, Manager at The Donkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you Niamh, for taking the time to provide such wonderful feedback, delighted you enjoyed your visit. Please come an visit us again

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AvouDaWoopsie
January 3, 2017|
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Response from Eamonn M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it's 29km if you go through Mallow and turn left for Liscarroll at the Hospital. When you come into Liscarroll turn right and it's about 400 from the village centre.
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VirginiaLee
August 30, 2016|
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Response from Julie K | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure who this "they" is that you speak of but having visited the sanctuary on several occasions I can assure you that visitors would not be allowed to wander around after it closes at night. People might try hurt the... More
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vintagelove822
July 27, 2016|
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Response from Susanna B | Reviewed this property |
The sanctuary is only just outside Liscarroll village, walkable distance from the village. No public transport directly to Liscarroll as far as I know. If your accommodation is nearby a taxi would be an option. Your hotel... More
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