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#Madra

# madra - This year 2022

Former rugby player Damian Browne welcomed home by crowds at Port of Galway
# Project Empower
# Project Empower

Former rugby player Damian Browne welcomed home by crowds at Port of Galway

Updated Oct 4th 2022, 2:52 PM 79,979 Views 34 Comments

Browne spent 112 days at sea and travelled over 3,450 nautical miles.

# madra - All time

16 malnourished puppies seized in Co Galway
# Madra
# Madra

16 malnourished puppies seized in Co Galway

Jul 22nd 2018, 2:25 PM 20,503 Views 25 Comments

Of the 16 dogs that were rescued, six have died.

This is Hannah, and this week she took one last trip to the vet
# Rescues
# Rescues

This is Hannah, and this week she took one last trip to the vet

Dec 13th 2015, 6:32 PM 445 Views 43 Comments

We took her home from a rescue shelter after a life of abuse. Other dogs aren’t so lucky.

14,559 dogs came into Irish pounds last year, here's what happened the ones in your county
# Dog's Life
# Dog's Life

14,559 dogs came into Irish pounds last year, here's what happened the ones in your county

May 27th 2015, 11:29 AM 29,351 Views 34 Comments

2,896 dogs were put to sleep – a drop of 620 from 2013.

'The worst we've ever seen': Dog rescue closes because it has too many unwanted animals
# Madra
# Madra

'The worst we've ever seen': Dog rescue closes because it has too many unwanted animals

Nov 6th 2014, 6:45 AM 19,043 Views 41 Comments

MADRA, a charity based in Galway, has had to close for only the second time since it opened ten years ago.

A puppy adoption day is on in Galway this weekend
# Pick Me Pick Me
# Pick Me Pick Me

A puppy adoption day is on in Galway this weekend

Jun 7th 2014, 10:30 AM 14,429 Views 31 Comments

All potential adopters will be asked to complete a questionnaire and will have a home check.

How could you not adopt one of these dogs?
# Dog Day Afternoon
# Dog Day Afternoon

How could you not adopt one of these dogs?

Jan 25th 2014, 10:05 AM 16,848 Views 19 Comments

Warning: Candidates in today’s Galway adoption day making puppy dog eyes at you.

Column: Running a dog rescue centre doesn’t involve frolicking with puppies all day
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Running a dog rescue centre doesn’t involve frolicking with puppies all day

Aug 11th 2013, 7:30 PM 1,321 Views 55 Comments

Running a charity dog rescue centre is physically very demanding, and can cost as much as €150,000 per year – but it has helped reduce the number of dogs being put to sleep by pounds by over 75 per cent in some areas, writes Marina Fiddler.

Dog rescue charity hosting 24-hour 'adoptathon'
# Adoptathon
# Adoptathon

Dog rescue charity hosting 24-hour 'adoptathon'

Aug 20th 2012, 2:10 PM 7,284 Views 14 Comments

In photos: some of the dogs searching for homes at this week’s event.