Ms. Doyle Teams Up With Laois Sanctuary To Save Hens Of The Midlands

Pauline McLynn is urging those who can to adopt the hens who were destined for slaughter.

A Laois animal sanctuary is partnering with Pauline McLynn - known best as Father Ted's Ms. Doyle - to encourage the people of the midlands to adopt a hen this weekend. 

It's part of an initiative from Little Hill Animal Rescue and Sanctuary, which is re-homing hens destined for the slaughterhouse. 

They're coming to Abbeyleix, Athlone and Moate on Saturday and Castlepollard, Stradbally, Rathdowney and Durrow on Sunday. 

And if you have doubts about adopting a hen, Pauline McLynn has one simple message:

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