Seal Rescue Ireland

Courtown, County Wexford, Ireland

Mission Statement:

Seal Rescue Ireland (SRI) is a registered charity that works around the clock to rescue, rehabilitate and release seal pups found sick, injured or orphaned across the coast of Ireland. As the only seal rescue centre in the Republic of Ireland, they respond to reports nationwide and aim to rehabilitate the pups back to full health so they can be returned to the wild. SRI promotes ocean conservation and sustainability through education, community outreach and research programmes, in order to protect our marine environment and all life within.


Visit Seal Rescue Ireland

Come visit Seal Rescue Ireland (SRI) for a unique learning experience! SRI’s Visitor Centre, located in Courtown, Co Wexford, invites visitors to come meet our adorable seal pups while they’re on their road to recovery, take a tour, learn their stories, and be inspired to join the efforts in protecting seals in the wild! Come check out our gift shop, adopt your favourite seal, and make sure to take the time to explore the beautiful surrounding Courtown Woods Walking Trails and scenic coastline. For up to date information on planning your visit, please check out our website:


SRI are offering one-hour “Seal Feed and Enrichment Experiences” four times per day (9 AM, 11 AM, 1 PM and 3 PM) seven days per week. . To limit numbers and allow for social distancing, participants must book in advance and are limited to six per group (age restrictions apply). This is your chance to join our team ‘behind the scenes’ to take part in marine mammal rehabilitation, and help us feed and provide play opportunities for our seal pups in care! There is a €20 participation fee per participant, and as always, all funding goes to support hospital operations costs.

For more information and to make bookings visit us here:

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