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Donkeys on the double!

Wednesday, 23rd September, 2020 10:21am

Story by Jacqueline Hogge
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Donkeys on the double!

Donkey twins, Bella and Ben, with mother Harmony, pictured with owners Kathleen and Tom Burke. Photo: Ray Ryan

Donkeys on the double!

Donkey twins, Bella and Ben, with mother Harmony, pictured with owners Kathleen and Tom Burke. Photo: Ray Ryan

IT’S a case of donkeys on the double in Keelogues, near Glinsk, this week as a family have welcomed the arrival of a very rare delivery.

Bella and Ben are identical twins, born to mother Harmony, a four-year-old donkey who went into labour on Tom and Kathleen Burke’s farm just over two weeks ago.

The couple had no idea the mare was carrying twins and it was only when she had delivered Bella that they realised they were getting more than they bargained for.

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