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"Years of commitment to nature's cause have given you dogged wisdom of a rare kind - my best wishes in your new venture" Michael Viney
"I have known Brendan for longer than I care to admit. I have learnt many things from him and one thing I know for sure. Wildlife needing help could not wish for a better advocate to fight for their rights" Alan Knight OBE, Chairman, British Divers Marine Life Rescue
"Brendan is a committed and passionate advocate for wildlife, bringing as he does many years of experience caring for and campaigning for wild animals. I wish him every success in this venture" James Barnett, Marine Veterinary Director British Divers Marine Life Rescue
"Having worked with Brendan Price over the last few years I have the greatest admiration of his dedication, knowledge and commitment to wildlife, not only Seals. Well done Brendan and every success with your new Website" Barbara Bent, ISPCA
"I recall with admiration your visits to Benildus when you were touring the schools .The interest of the young students was captivated by your unique command and knowledge of and enthusiasm for your subject. Your commitment to wildlife, in general, and your work in establishing Ireland's first Seal Sanctuary amongst other achievements is legendary. Frankly, your 'auctoritas' in wildlife matters is unrivalled. 'Ad multos anno!' Felix Soden, Assistant Principal (Retired), Department of German and Classics, St. Benildus
"Brendan Price has worked tirelessly for the cause of wildlife welfare and rehabilitation for many years. His commitment, enthusiasm and knowledge in the field of rehabilitation has inspired countless volunteers and kept this important cause in the public domain. I fully support and endorse this new initiative" Patrick J. Pollock, BVMS, CertES(Soft Tissue), Dip ECVS European RCVS Recognised Specialist in Equine Surgery School of Veterinary Medicine University of Glasgow
"Tireless, committed, compassionate, resourceful - these are just some of the attributes that sum up Brendan Price and his relentless work for wildlife. Without doubt, his efforts deserve the widest possible recognition but, more importantly, the widest possible support from the people of Ireland as he champions the cause of animals in need" Virginia McKenna OBE, Founder Trustee, Born Free Foundation and Will Travers, CEO Born Free Foundation


  • Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust summer school graduate
  • Oidhreacht Award (National Environment Award)
  • Saoirse na Mara (Freedom of the Sea)
  • Welfare Person of the Year
  • Environmental Endeavour Award