Posts Tagged ‘animal welfare Ireland’

The Irish  Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT), Ireland’s leading equine welfare charity has partnered with Fingal County Council to address the horse welfare issues in the Dunsink area of Dublin.  Together they have drawn up and started to implement a “Project Management Plan for Equines in Dunsink”.   It is the first such plan to be drawn […]


The Irish Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT), Ireland’s leading equine welfare charity, is launching its third Christmas Internet Auction.  The online auction begins on November 26 but auction items are urgently needed now. Sharon Newsome, director of the IHWT, explains: “We need items, value of €100 or more, to ensure the success of the 2010 Online […]


Wicklow charity Irish Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT) joined forces with USPCA and other welfare organizations to remove, treat and re-home most part of the 66 emaciated horses discovered at a farm in Mallusk, Co. Antrim. “This is a clear example of the level of neglect suffered by horses in Ireland and indeed the lack of […]


Top Irish jockey Johnny Murtagh has lent his name to the Annual Golf Classic organised by the Irish Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT) in order to help raise funds for the charity’s work rescuing and re-training horses in Ireland. The Johnny Murtagh – IHWT Golf Classic 2010, sponsored by Newbridge Silverware, will take place at Powerscourt […]


A colt foal aged just one week old is the youngest victim of the equine welfare crisis in Ireland. The foal was spotted in a drain in Co. Kildare by nearby residents who acted quickly and arranged to get him to the Irish Horse Welfare Trust’s rehabilitation farm in Co. Wicklow where he is now […]