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Songs For Grace

  Songs For Grace Tomorrow Friday the 8th @ 9pm Nancy’s will host a small fundraiser for 16 year old Grace Fischer! Many moons ago, Libby (Graces Mam) and her band created a small gospel choir to support a locally run fundraiser for Cancer research… Never Knowing what the future would bring. The lovely people […]

Xmas Craft Fair A Great Success

This years 4th Xmas Craft Fair in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel Was another great success!! With over 30 stalls and crafters there on the day it drew a lovely crowd. The organiser Clare Molloy was very happy with the running of the event, There was hot mulled wine & hot mulled juice for everyone coming […]

Kilclooney Country Market

Kilclooney Country Market  Tomorrow  2nd of December see’s the last of the Kilclooney Country Market’s as the festive period warms up. For your last chance to gain that special gift for the significant other or to spoil yourself please join us at the Ardara parish hall from 1pm until 4pm.  Raffle for hamper (food + wine) […]

Fly Tying Classes

Fly Tying Classes For all the fishing enthusiasts, the Ceili House Ardara are going to be running Fly Tying classes weekly starting Thursday 30th of November at 8.30 pm. This is a great chance for everyone to learn the skills to create your own fly’s and discuss with fellow fisherman the best methods and fly’s that […]

GAA Awards night

Wednesday the 28th of December A great night was had by all last night in the Clubhouse for our annual presentation buffet. Guests of Honour were the 1991 Under-14 and Minor Championship winning teams and management, while the annual Appreciation Award went to Johnny D Earley and Pat O’Donnell, who were so instrumental in bringing […]

Doon Fort to Feature on ‘Ireland with Ardal O’Hanon’

Doon Fort to feature on More 4 TV channel Ardal O’Hanlon came to Donegal earlier this summer and amongst the places he visited for his three part series called ‘Ireland with Ardal O’Hanlon’ was the hidden island fortress of Doon Port, near Portnoo, Co. Donegal. This amazing monument was selected as one of the first five monuments […]

U12 Parish League finals

Monday, 7th of November A large crowd turned out to see the Parish League finals on a lovely night for football in Pearse Park. Indeed, the spectacle matched the weather, and all were treated to a fine display of attacking football. 4 matches were played on the night, and the Shield Final saw Cian Boyle […]

Willy Wonka visits Ardara

Friday the 11th of November For those of you passing through Town on Friday last, your heads would have been turned by Ardara’s own ‘Willy Wonka’, which was none other than Bart Whelan. This is Bart’s 5th year in disguise, collecting for local charities outside the popular newsagents. Here he is pictured below in all […]

Ardara GAA host ‘The Kube’

Saturday, the 8th of October The Blue Haven Inn was the venue for this unique event hosted by the Ardara GAA, Minor Board, where in the region of 60 Contestants, sponsored by various businesses and organisations, pitted their senses, against several different challenging environments. Young Conor McCrossan outshone all challengers, and emerged victorious on the […]

Inaugural ‘Warp and Weft of Heritage’ Weekend

‘The Warp and Weft of Heritage’ Weekend – Friday, 14th – Sunday, 16th October The Ardara GAP Heritage and History Group’s inaugural ‘Warp and Weft of Heritage’ Weekend is fast approaching. The event runs from Friday, 14th to Sunday, 16th October.There will be eight engaging and lively talks ranging from shipwrecks, sea weed farms, folklore, weaving, […]