Irish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

The Irish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Irish: Cumann na hÉireann um Fhóirithint ar Ainmhithe), most commonly known as and referred to as the ISPCA, is a charity operating in the Republic of Ireland which promotes animal welfare. Founded in 1949, it is the main animal protection charity in Ireland known for their charitable work amongst the animal world. The ISPCA's main role is to prevent cruelty to animals, to promote animal welfare and to relieve animal suffering in Ireland.[2][3] The ISPCA believes that animals "have the right to live their lives free from needless suffering".[1] The organisation's aims include the goal to "rescue, rehabilitate and responsibly re-home" any animals which have been neglected or treated cruely.[1]

Irish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
FormationMay 1949; 74 years ago (1949-05)
Registration no.CHY 5619[1]
Legal statusCharity
FocusAnimal protection
HeadquartersISPCA National Animal Centre
Coordinates53°37′33.5″N 7°53′15.5″W / 53.625972°N 7.887639°W / 53.625972; -7.887639

References edit

  1. ^ a b c d "Charities Register - Irish Society For Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals". Charities Regulator. 18 May 2021.
  2. ^ "ISPCA rescue injured and infected pony 'abandoned' up a mountain". 6 June 2020. Retrieved 8 June 2020.
  3. ^ "Coronavirus Ireland Live Updates: Four more people have died of Covid-19 and 57 new cases confirmed". independent. Retrieved 8 June 2020.