The Sathya Sai Donkey Sanctuary, Sligo

There is a hidden gem in Sligo and it's a place that you really need to visit. Nestled in the Bricklieve Mountains, close to Carrowkeel Megalithic Complex, you will find a very special place. The Sai Sanctuary was founded in 1991 as a rest home for donkeys and ponies. The Sanctuary’s aim is to provide... Continue Reading →

Back to Exploring

It's been a while since I've been out and about exploring. Today I got a chance to go wandering. Be warned this is a long post.  The photo above is a Celtic Trinity Knot tree design: planted mid ’80s by the McCabe Family. They planted that whole hill (known as ‘Tormór’) in the mid-eighties, and... Continue Reading →

Can you help Sligo animal charities?

My friend Susan has come up with a great idea to help Sligo animal charities this Christmas. She is running an Animal Shoebox Appeal in aid of: Sligo Animal Rescue, Kath's Kitty Corner, Little Wings Bird Sanctuary, Precious Paws & Sathya Sai Donkey Sanctuary. If you can't fill a shoebox of goodies any donations of... Continue Reading →

Get some bargains and help the animals

On Saturday 30th of March another fantastic jumble sale will take place all in aid of rescued animals. It's on at the Adelaide Bar, Wine Street Carpark, Sligo from 11am-6pm. If you are on Facebook you can find out more here. The money raised will be split equally between Sligo Animal Rescue, Sathya Sai Sanctuary... Continue Reading →

Sligo Animal Rescue

On Saturday I helped Sligo Animal Rescue sell cards and cakes at Connacht Gold Sligo. I had a lovely time and it was wonderful to see a few of the dogs that they have rescued and are now in loving homes. One lovely lady bought along 'Kevin and Lolly' packs, which are biscuit mixes especially... Continue Reading →

Sue’s Zoo

Carola Gotta is hoping to make a film about Sue's Zoo. Sue runs the Sathya Sai Donkey Sanctuary in Castlebaldwin, Co. Sligo. She is an amazing lady and does a wonderful job with the animals in her care. We have another jumble sale coming up in aid of her sanctuary and the other animal rescues... Continue Reading →

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