20th December News

Ardara Care of the Aged: Dinner will be served in St Shanaghan House Day Centre on Christmas Day at 12.30 pm. Anyone who would like some company on the day is very welcome to come along and hopefully we will have entertainment also. To book your place, telephone Angela on 087 9704133.

Mass Times: Masses in the Church of the Holy Family : Mass on Thursday Night Christmas Eve will be at midnight and Christmas Day masses at 9.00 am and 11.00 am

Duchas – the ideal Christmas gift: The popular new magazine Duchas is selling very well and copies are still available in most shops. Don’t be disappointed. Get your copy today.

Ardara.ie: The newly reconstructed website Ardara.ie is now up and running with the committee making ongoing adjustments to the format regularly ‘so when it is fully refurbished, it will be the ideal information product for the area.

Ardara GAA Night: As a mark of celebration on the opening of the new Clubhouse, the GAA have organise a function on Tuesday 29th December in the Clubhouse, to acknowledge and thank all those who helped with the building and also with the All Ireland Gaeltacht competition. All Adult players who played for the club this year will also be acknowledged. The Senior Ladies and Senior Reserve Teams will be presented with their County medals as will the other end of year Club and Player Awards be made on the night. Food will be served at 8pm followed by music. Bigi Linn.

GAA Nomination Forms: GAA Nomination Forms are currently in Divers Shop and persons wishing to nominate people for positions in the Club are asked to complete the form and leave in Divers or give to the Secretary no later than 21st December.

Ardara Community Development Ltd: A new Community Employment Scheme will be starting February 2016. There are positions for General Workers and an Office/Tourist Information Assistant. This is a developmental opportunity, no experience is necessary. Accredited training will be provided to support your career. You must be eligible for DSP to be considered for this scheme. (FAS/SOLAS)
If you wish to be considered for this scheme you must put your name forward to Ardara Community Development, West End, Ardara as your application must be processed by local DSP officer. CE office Tel no 074 95 37373 10am to 12pm Mon-Fri or 086 6068751 9am to 5pm Mon-Fri. Online Jobsireland.ie.

Donegal Waste: Refuse bins will be collected on Wednesday 29th December instead of Friday 1st January. Re-cycle Bins will be collected on 30th December instead of 1st January. People are asked to put out your bins the night before, as collections will be earlier than usual.