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Animal rescue group founder to ‘run for election’ if charity taken from her

This month, the Charities Regulator attempted to place two nominees onto the board of Animal Heaven Animal Rescue as part of a solution to poor governance issues at the rescue

23rd September, 2018
Suzanne Gibbons at her animal rescue sanctuary near Castleisland, Co Kerry last week Picture: Valerie O’Sullivan

The founder of Animal Heaven Animal Rescue (AHAR) has said she will run for election if the Kerry-based charity is taken from her.

This month, the Charities Regulator (CRA) attempted to place two nominees onto the board of AHAR – David Hall, former interim chief executive at suicide bereavement charity Console, and ISPCA chief Andrew Kelly – as part of a solution to poor governance issues at the rescue.

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