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Thoroughbred Brood Mare mated to Thoroughbred Stallion and Poitou Donkey Stallion – Guess what arrives?

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Robbie Cronin, third generation owner of Dan Cronin’s Pub and nightclub in the square in Newcastlewest, Co. Limerick arrived out to a field on his farm on Saturday 6th. June last to witness the shock of his life—His thoroughbred brood mare Jimmy’s Choice, a lovely 8 year old bay mare by Jeremy (USA) out of Amtara (IRE) gave birth to a beautiful black MULE FOAL, from the French Poitou Donkey Stallion Bob Marley owned by Robbie, and not the thoroughbred colt or filly foal he thought he was getting from a mating to the thoroughbred stallion Renaissance […]

The Irish Donkey Society (IDS) has launched its new website

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PRESS RELEASE | DATE: 15th May 2020

The Donkey:
A Life of Potential – Nurtured with Care

The Irish Donkey Society (IDS) has launched its new website at, to let donkey lovers the world over, know what is happening in donkey land in Ireland. The IDS was formed in 1972 by Lady Averil Swinfin at her donkey stud in Spanish Point, Co. Clare. It is a registered charity, number 11235.

The site is colourful and easy to access and view with lots of gorgeous photos and entertaining videos to look at, plus various […]