Seal Rescue Ireland

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Things to do in County Wexford, Ireland - Seal Rescue Ireland - YourDaysOut
Courtown Harbour, Courtown, Co Wexford
Every day: 10:00 - 17:00
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Seal Rescue Ireland is a not for profit organisation that works around the clock with a team of hard working resident volunteers to care for mainly Grey and Common Seals from around the coast of Ireland, and any local wildlife in need. We deal on average with around 60 seal pups per year who come in to the sanctuary injured, sick or orphaned. We aim to rehabilitate the pups back to full health and then return them to the wild when they are fit and ready. We also have the only long term facility in the country equipped to rehabilitate Eurasian Otter cubs and work closely with other organisations around Ireland to ensure they receive the specialist care required. We are not government funded, we rely entirely on the public coming in to the sanctuary to fund our work. We are open daily for visitors to see the rehabilitation work first hand and meet the seals in care. One of our volunteer interns provide guided tours of the facility to inform guests about the steps of the rehabilitation process, and the stories about each individual animal in care. Seal Sanctuary Facilities The sanctuary comprises of 12 intensive care kennels and viewing area, a food preparation kitchen and three...

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