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Wildlife Rehabilitation Ireland

Answering the call of the wild

WRI exists to promote wildlife rehabilitation, improve wildlife welfare, and conservation in Ireland. 
 

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WHAT WE DO

WRI is run by dedicated volunteers and skilled professionals, who provide, education and hospital services, committed to protecting the lives of Ireland’s wildlife population. 

Currently, there is no bespoke, state-funded organisation, dedicated to the rescue of injured and orphaned wildlife in Ireland.  Nor is wildlife medicine & care taught at Irish veterinary hospitals. As a result, thousands of animals die every year. Needlessly. 

At WRI, we are here to answer their call. 

 

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WHY DO WE EXIST

To rise to the challenge of bringing world-class standards to the rehabilitation of Ireland’s wildlife, through best-practice training & education programs. 

We envision a world where people respect, nurture and coexist with the beauty of our native wildlife, ensuring a healthy ecosystem for all living things.  

 

WHO WE ARE

Wildlife Rehabilitation Ireland is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors. Whilst all volunteers, it is made up of experienced and driven people and presents a balanced combination of people in the fields of wildlife conservation and welfare, management, finance, communications, legal, research, education and IT.

The Board is responsible for the overall control and strategic direction of the charity.

Current Board Members

Emma Higgs               Sharon Murphy
June Stanley               Michael Gunn
Ciaran Brennan          David Duffy
Aidan Lynch                

 

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