Category Archives: News

Rescue centre gives shelter to animals in their hour of need

Appeared in the Irish Examiner on Thu, Dec 19, 2013

Horses rescued AHAR

Catherine Ketch meets the founders of AHAR, an animal rescue service giving a home to unwanted horses.
Read the article on the Irish Examiner.

As the fate of unwanted Irish equines continues to headline, one animal rescue centre stands at the threshold of a 21-year dream — a state-of-the-art equine rescue centre.

Pivotal to the […]

Dinny’s Diary

Dear Santy,

Four years ago Suzanne saved me from a life of hell. I was tied in a dark shed with a tight chain, so tight my skin had grown over it. She came in to the darkness and cut me free, the pain roared through my weak body while she held my face and […]

Our Adopted Kid

Scarlett and Family pet Rescue

Scarlett Dunscombe-Berry, our adopted AHAR kid from the UK collected, half a black bag of dog collars and leads. Christmas is starting to look good for all the animals of AHAR.

Thanks Scarlett xx

Christmas Comes Early

Christmas came early at AHAR today thanks to this carload of gifts donated from the one and only Jean Rowan.

There was a lovely dog bed and blanket filled to the brim with dog treats of every description, a bag of goodies for Suzanne, a framed print of The Three Kings, a box of biscuits […]

Calor Community Champion 2013

Calor's Ireland Announcement

Following intense deliberations our judging panel have come to a decision, and unanimously chosen Suzanne Gibbons as the Calor Community Champion 2013. Suzanne is a very worthy winner, having also topped the public poll with over 9,000 votes. Suzanne can give a bursary of €7,500 to a charity or local organisation of […]

Marlay Craft Fair 2013

We are delighted to be chosen as this year’s Marlay Craft Fair's charity!

The Marlay Craft Fair hosts a range of Irish Crafts, hand made here in Ireland. If you are looking for true handmade goods this is the fair to come to in Dublin.

About Marlay Craft Fair

Set in the superb Marlay House within the grounds of Marlay Park in Rathfarnham, this is truly a wonderful […]

Name the Teddy Competition

Choose Your Number of Guesses 1 Guess €2.50 EUR2 Guesses €5.00 EUR5 Guesses €10.00 EUR Please enter your guesses

Flora Mini Marathon 2013

This year’s Flora Mini Marathon we are linking in with Team Petmania, our adoption partners in Tralee – see details below on how to register. Format to operate as follows: Person registers with Flora Mini Marathon (online or via Evening Herald) Person decides that they want to join Team Petmania Log on to Petmania and […]

Music & Comedy Festival

Animal Welfare Ireland

MAY BANK HOLIDAY 4th, 5th and 6th
Friday May 4th @ 8pm
The hilarious Comic Impressionist and comedian GERRY LAVELLE
He will truly entertain all present
one of the finest entertainers on the Cabaret circuit and star of Joe Duffy’s ‘FUNNY […]


Following a complaint to Kerry's Veterinary Inspector from someone who "heard" bad things about AHAR we received the following... "Tim Kelliher SVI , Paddy Fenton (local authority county vet) and myself visited animal welfare org. AHAR / Susanne Gibbons and found NO animal welfare concerns or issues. While a number of structural improvements to the […]