NPWS Contact Details

Phone: 01-888 3242


Click on the links below for contact information:

Regional contact information is also available for download in PDF format.

You can also contact national parks and some nature reserves directly.

Veterinary Surgeons

Veterinary Surgeons

Name/Address Phone Number County Notes/Experience
Tullow Rd Vet Clinic, Tullow Rd, Carlow, Co. Carlow 059 9130988 Carlow
Frances Browne, Rowanberry Vet Clinic, Creggaun Doora, Ennis, Co. Clare 065 6822237
085 2031201
Treaty Veterinary Clinic, No 4, Ballycasey Business Park, Shannon, Co Clare 061 703466 Clare
Pat O’Doherty, Gilabbey Veterinary Hospital, Vicars Road, Cork 021 4962799 Cork
Jerry McCarthy, Marsh Rd Skibbereen, Co. Cork 028 23000 Cork
Gavin Russell, Riverview Veterinary Clinic, Distillery Road, Bandon, Co Cork 023 8841503 Cork
Glasslyn Veterinary Clinic, Station Road, Connolly Street, Clogheenavodig, Bandon, Co Cork 023 8841404 Cork
Ulrike Vaughan, Seaview Veterinary Clinic, Rathmore Ballyshannon Co. Donegal 071 9852805 Donegal
Ludwig Kern, Shore Road, Ramelton, Co Donegal 074 9152969 Donegal
John Hardy Veterinary Practice,
Animal Welfare Veterinary Clinic,
40 Charlemont St, Dublin 2, Co. Dublin
01 6714303 Dublin NOT birds of prey
Ark Vet Clinic, 46 St Mary’s Rd, Galway Co. Galway 091 584185 Galway
Donal Murphy, Rathmore, Kerry 064 7758153
087 2548153
Athy Veterinary Hospital, Gallowshill, Dublin Rd, Athy, Co. Kildare 059 8631498 Kildare
Pat O’Brien, Village Veterinary Hospital, Kells Road, Kilkenny 056 7762674 Kilkenny
Vet Care Portlaoise, 9 – 10 Well rd, Portlaoise, Co. Laois 057 8664841 Laois
Treaty Veterinary Clinic, High Road, Thomndgate, Limerick 061 328511 Limerick
Allpets Veterinary Hospital, Unit 1 /2, Bloomsbury Centre, Donore Rd, Drogheda, Co. Louth 041 9810000 Louth
Westgate Veterinary Hospital, Scarlet Street, Drogheda, Co. Louth 041-9838718 / 041-9837658 Louth
James Victory, Crandara Veterinary, Market Sq., Longford Town 043 3346270 Longford
Niall Curran, Animal Hospital, Moneen, Castlebar, Co. Mayo 094 9021586 Mayo birds, esp. birds of prey
Frances Harvey, Veterinary Clinic, Unit 2, Churchlands, Slane, Co. Meath 087 2392432 Meath birds of prey, badger
Paul Kelly, Brooklands Veterinary Hospital, Fairyhouse Road, Ratoath, Co Meath 087 2739802 Meath
Sabine Conboy, Ballygawley Veterinary Clinic, Ballygawley, Co Sligo 071 9303061 Sligo
Kieran Corry, Campsie Vet Centre, Knocknamoe Rd, Omagh, Co. Tyrone 0044 28 8224 6644 Tyrone all wildlife
William Smith, City Vets, Matties Hill, Waterford 051 371155 Waterford bats
Pat and Michael Morrissey, Riverside Veterinary Hospital, Davitt’s Quay, Dungarvan, Co.Waterford 058 44710 Waterford
Shane Mc Dermott & Gail Nic Eoghain
Animal Hospital Kilcoole, Whitethorn Centre, Main Street, Co. Wicklow
01 2874802 Wicklow all wildlife
Bairbre O’Malley
Veterinary Clinic, Kilmantain Place, Bray, Co. Wicklow
01 2723857 Wicklow fox, birds, bats, hedgehogs
Pete Wedderburn
Brayvet, Old Conna Ave, Bray, Co Wicklow
01 2821909 Wicklow all wildlife


Please remember the rehabbers listed below are nearly all unpaid individuals caring for injured wildlife in a back-garden situation whilst juggling jobs and families.

Taking a wildlife casualty to the vet

REHABILITATORS (listed alphabetically by county)

Name/Address Phone Number County Specialisation
Northern Ireland Badger Group, Belfast, Co Antrim, N.Ireland Form on ‘contact us’ page of our website: Antrim, N.Ireland ADVICE – Badgers
Bat Conservation Ireland, Virginia, Co. Cavan 086 4049468 Cavan ADVICE – Bats
Bev Truss, The Hogsprickle, Ennis Co Clare 086 8624511 Clare REHAB – All wildlife. Clare Limerick Cork and Galway
Mike Rendle, Irish Hare Initiative, Co Down, N.Ireland Down, N.Ireland ADVICE ONLY – Hares & leverets
Northern Ireland Bat Group, Co Down, N.Ireland During Office Hours 0044 28 9039 5264, Outside Office Hours 0044 7704 045 262 Down, N.Ireland REHAB – Bats
Michael Sheridan, Churchill, Letterkenny, Co.Donegal 086 3349430 Donegal REHAB – mammals
Helen Burke, Dublin 086 8150968 Dublin ADVICE – Swifts
Yvonne McCann, Dublin Hedgehog Rescue, Rush, Co Dublin 086 8810492 Dublin REHAB – Hedgehogs ONLY
Dublin Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Mount Venus Rd, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16, Co Dublin 01 4935502 Dublin RESCUE ONLY
Mary Polizzi, Enniskillen. Co. Fermanagh, N. Ireland 00 44 (0)77 3040 4991 Fermanagh, N.Ireland REHAB – All wildlife
Mary Joyce-Glynn, Galway and Claddagh Swan Rescue, Galway, Co Galway 086 3826471 Galway ADVICE – Birds, esp. swans
Louise Overy, Dingle, Co Kerry 085 8173999 Kerry ADVICE – Sea Turtles. Please TEXT ONLY
Anna Collins Kildare REHAB – Bats ONLY
Mark Fisher, Stoneyford,
Co Kilkenny
086 6031667 Kilkenny REHAB – All wildlife
Kilkenny SPCA, Unit 39 Hebron Industrial Estate, Hebron Road, Kilkenny, Co Kilkenny 056 7771635 and 086 8172167 Kilkenny REHAB – All wildlife
Bat Rehabilitation Ireland , Bruree, Co Limerick 085 7219400 Limerick REHAB – Bats
Irish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA), Kenagh, Co. Longford 043 3325035 Longford, Westmeath, Roscommon RESCUE & ADVICE – All wildlife
Yvette van Schreven, Togher, Co Louth 041 6852763 or 087 6395049 Louth REHAB – All wildlife
Breffni Martin, North Louth branch of Birdwatch Ireland 087 9145363 Louth ADVICE – Bird Identification
Mary Roberts, Crossmolina, Co Mayo Mayo REHAB – Bats
Lynda Huxley, Castlebar, Co Mayo 094 9032422 or 083 4809532 or Mayo ADVICE – Swallows, House Martins and Swifts ONLY
Ireland’s School of Falconry, Ashford Castle, Cong, Co Mayo 094 9546820 Mayo REHAB – Birds of prey
Sorcha Kennedy, Achill, Co Mayo 087 2243516 Mayo (West) ADVICE – Birds, small mammals & SEALS
Wally Hering, Athboy, Co Meath 087 9442602 Meath REHAB & ADVICE – Raptors ONLY
WRI Wildlife Hospital, Tara na Ri, Garlow Cross, Navan, Co Meath 087 6201270 Meath REHAB – All wildlife
Lothar, Eagles Flying – Irish Raptor Research Centre, Ballymote, Co Sligo 071 9189310 and 087 2110538 Sligo ADVICE – All wildlife, esp. birds of prey
Christine, Little Wings Bird Sanctuary, Banada, Co Sligo 086 0273337 Sligo REHAB – Garden birds & corvids Can receive calls between 7am and 6pm 7 days NO CALLS AFTER 6 PM PLEASE
Conor Hickey, Tipperary South SPCA, Savanagh House, Cashel Road, Clonmel, Co Tipperary 086 6031366 Tipperary REHAB – All wildlife
Andrew Quinn, Waterford Animal Welfare, The Quay, Waterford, Co Waterford 087 6551152 Waterford ADVICE ONLY
Seal Rescue Ireland, Courtown Harbour, Co Wexford
087 1955393 Wexford REHAB – All wildlife, esp seals & otters
Anthony Doyle, Irish Hawking Club 087 9909262 All counties REHAB – Birds of prey ONLY