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National Heritage Week 2017 – ‘The Invasive Nature of Nature’

National Heritage Week 2017 Ardara GAP Heritage & History Group The Invasive Nature of Nature Saturday, 20th August Where: The Dolmen Centre, Kilclooney, Portnoo, Co. Donegal Event Information: Guided bus tours of the archaeological sites of the Kilclooney area. There will be talks and a display of information about the Doon Fort- Adopt a Monument […]

‘From The Screig to The Meal Chest’

National Heritage Week 2017 Loughros Heritage Group ‘From The Screig to The Meal Chest’ Date: Saturday, 26th August, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Meet: Crannógbuí N.S., Crannógbuí, Loughros Point, Ardara, Co. Donegal.  Description: A guided moderate shoreline placenames trail, followed by refreshments. Experience the breath-taking scenery of the Loughros More Bay while learning about the […]

The ‘Pier to Beach’ club

Pier to Beach ‘Pier to beach’ is the shorthand term for the 1km (0.8-1.2k depending on the tide) swim from Portnoo pier to Narin beach. It was pioneered many years ago by a hardy local or two, and more adventurous visitors. In recent years swimming has seen a massive growth in the area, mainly due […]

HSE Recruiting first line Managers

Asst. Staff Officer The HSE are looking to recruit Assistant Staff Officers (Grade IV’s) in the coming months. If you are interested (or know of anyone who may be), you can bring the attached links to their attention. The application consists of an Online application form and a Candidate Information Pack. Good luck! https://survey.clicktools.com/app/survey/response.jsp http://hbsrecruitmentservices.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/NRS05303-Assistant-Staff-Officer-Grade-IV-Candidate-Information-Pack.pdf […]

Doon Fort Awarded Funding from The Heritage Council

Doon Fort awarded grant aid The Heritage Council and the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys have announced funding for 196 heritage projects across Ireland under its 2017 Community Heritage Grants Scheme.  The Ardara GAP Heritage and History Group have been granted €5,000 to carry out a geophysical, photogrammetry and topographical survey at Doon Fort as […]

Ardara to lose it’s only bank?

Ulster bank set to close! A story on the Irish Independent web site by it’s Financial Correspondent, Charlie Weston has just broken. In it, the article claims that Ulster bank are due to close 22 branches, reducing it’s network to 88, after the revamp. 5 of the closures are in Dublin, with a further 4 […]

Glenties & Ardara Enterprise Towns

Venue: Saturday 25th of March, St. Columba’s Comprehensive, Glenties Saturday week, sees the advent of the Bank of Ireland Enterprise Event between 11am and 3:30pm. They’re encouraging local businesses and communities to come together to network, exchange views and help grow their local economies. The initiative has grown from one town to over fifty in […]

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