Category Archives: Suzanne’s Diary


Finn with His New Family

Finn with his new family in the UK, thanks to Gemma. Finn was left in the Kerry pound to die! Eh, Thats what his owners thought! Another star for Gemma x



Ex-Pound Dogs on the UK Bus!

Tomorrow the UK bus is leaving AHAR again, three beautiful dogs going to Gemma and six adult dogs and four pups going to Cindi. Thats thirteen ex-pound dogs all heading off on an adventure, the difference this time is... they are safe :)



Meet Diesel

Meet diesel, he was dumped at the Reeks petrol station, thanks to Edyta and Lukasz Hernas and Tomasz Piedel (who work at the station) for spending hours trying to catch him with me and feeding him till we were able to befriend him.



A Life Changing Present

Everybody remembers the Galway gig some months back that paid to save and home so many many animals. There were bills paid, dogs neutered, transported to the uk rescues by the dozen, horses transported to grazing, and so many more animals were saved with the best of care with operations and so many options we'd […]



Sharon & I Visit Coolwood

Yesterday myself and Sharon Shannon went to visit Sean Buckley who owns Coolwood Wildlife Park, he also is the builder who helped build the Donkey Sanctuary, amazing guy. Lives for animals. He's the reason so many animals have been re-homed through AHAR and has been with us at least ten years. He always has grass […]



What A Beautiful Day!

Yesterday, Sharon Shannon came to see what work had been done at AHAR since her last visit. Well, short of tearing the place apart (I have blisters and black circles) it looks amazing, everything is painted, scrubbed and a track machine did a make over on the place and today the sun shined to dry […]



Spring Cleaning The Farm

Every year around now, we tear The Farm apart and clean away all traces of winter. That means very long days, with cleaning and normal work, but it's all worth it to see end result... The Farm clean and looking good. We've had very little time for updates so to bring you up-to-date... In the […]



An Average Night in the Name of AHAR

Seamus, Elizabeth, Emma (Kilgarvan) and myself are heading to meet Helen to save two ponies and two donkeys. When we got there we met Helen and loaded them up. They are all really beautiful. Next thing she got a call, a neighbours pony fell off a ditch, had got stuck behind a pole and they couldn't get […]



Dedicated To All The Amazing People Who Work In Rescue

From all the dogs you have saved.

The day I was born, the first thing I remember is my mother's warm tongue licking me dry. I felt her love and pride as she nursed me and then to my surprise i could see myself five more times. I had brothers and sisters! Wow! Let the fun begin.
As the weeks passed mom […]



Jan 8, 2011: Friends, Puppy Farm & Snow

11:21pm They say in life if you meet one good friend your blessed, well I'm the lucky one to have many. Adrian & Edel Kelly are moving to the UK and they donated all their tools to AHAR! A horse box full to the roof! No joke! I'm like a child playing with them, repairing […]