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 The form on the ‘contact us page of our website: Antrim, N.Ireland ADVICE – Badgers
Bat Conservation Ireland Cavan ADVICE – Bats advice page

Helen Burke, Dublin

086 8150968


ADVICE – Swifts

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
USPCA, Units 5-6, Carnbane East Industrial Estate, Newry, Co. Down, BT35 6PQ 0044 28 30251000 Down, N.Ireland REHAB – All wildlife

Yvonne McCann, Dublin Hedgehog Rescue, Rush, Co Dublin

086 8810492


REHAB – Hedgehogs ONLY

Dublin Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Mount Venus Rd, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16, Co Dublin 01 4994700 Dublin RESCUE ONLY
Jana, Co Dublin 087 617 4586 Text or WhatsApp ONLY Please include a photo of the animal in your first message, I am not able to advise or agree to admission without confirming species and age first. Dublin REHAB/ADVICE – Hares and Rabbits
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
Kildare Bat Group & Rescue (Anna Collins) Kildare REHAB – Bats ONLY
Kildare Wildlife Rescue Kildare ADVICE & REHAB – All wildlife
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
Irish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA), Kenagh, Co. Longford 043 3325035 Longford, Westmeath, Roscommon REHAB & ADVICE – All wildlife
Breffni Martin, North Louth Branch of Birdwatch Ireland 087 9145363 Louth ADVICE – Bird Identification
Mary Roberts, Crossmolina, Co Mayo 089 2654312

Mayo REHAB – Bats ONLY
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
Wally Hering, Athboy, Co Meath 087 9442602 Meath REHAB & ADVICE – Raptors ONLY
Sophie Hayley, Kells,  Co Meath 087 982 8992 Meath REHAB – Birds and small mammals, ADVICE -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 )Can receive calls between 7 am and 6 pm 7 days NO CALLS AFTER 6 PM PLEASE)

Sligo REHAB – Garden birds & corvids Can receive calls between 7 am and 6 pm 7 days NO CALLS AFTER 6 PM PLEASE
Conor Hickey, Tipperary South SPCA, Savanagh House, Cashel Road, Clonmel, Co Tipperary 086 6031366 Tipperary ADVICE – 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 – Seals only
Anthony Doyle, Irish Hawking Club 087 9909262 All counties REHAB – Birds of prey ONLY