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Road Blocked: Mass Junction to Narin/Portnoo

Donegal County Council wishes to advise that due to the essential road works, the R261 Narin/Portnoo road (between Maas junction and Clooney) will be blocked from 12 noon – 6pm today 20th September and again tomorrow Tuesday 21st September from 8am until 6.00pm. The exact location of the road closure will be from the N56 Mass […]

Church of the Holy Family Newsletter 19th September 2021

Church webcam link: mcnmedia.tv/camera/church-of-the-holy-family-ardara Anniversary Masses This Coming Week Thursday 10.00am Patrick Carr Saturday 7.30pm James Boyle Daily Masses Monday, Tuesday & Thursday at 10.00am Wednesday & Friday at 7.30pm Weekend Masses Saturday: 11.00am Vigil Mass Saturday: 7.30pm Sunday: 9.00am and 11.00am Notices Over the last period of time, we have noticed that when people […]

Church of the Holy Family Newsletter 12th September 2021

Church webcam link: mcnmedia.tv/camera/church-of-the-holy-family-ardara Anniversary Masses This Coming Week Wednesday 15th at 7.30pm Gerry McLaughlin Daily Masses Monday, Tuesday & Thursday at 10.00am Wednesday & Friday at 7.30pm Weekend Masses Saturday: 11.00am Vigil Mass Saturday: 7.30pm Sunday: 9.00am and 11.00am Notices Any person wishing to join the Pioneer Association: A member of the Association will […]

Ardara-Maas Road Closure

Donegal County Council wishes to advise that due to the essential road works, the local Road L2563 between MAAS and ARDARA will be blocked for a time from 8.00am to 5.00pm on Monday 30th , Tuesday 31st August, Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd September. Local access along this road will be maintained. The road will […]

Church of the Holy Family Newsletter 29th August 2021

Church webcam link: mcnmedia.tv/camera/church-of-the-holy-family-ardara Anniversary Masses Wednesday 1st at 7.30pm Month’s Mind Mass of Gerard Gallagher Friday at 10.00am Nancy Yates Friday at 7.30pm Kitty Watters Saturday at 11.00am Brigid McGinley Saturday at 7.30pm Ann and John Breslin Daily Masses Monday, Tuesday & Thursday at 10.00am Wednesday at 7.30pm Friday at 10.00am and 7.30pm Weekend […]

Ardara News 24th August 2021

Ardara Ardara is a popular destination with visitors from all over Ireland this summer. All businesses in town made a special effort to ensure all visitors complied with Government Guidelines re the Corona Virus and all were most willing to comply. Hopefully, all these visitors will return to the area in time to come. Confirmations […]

Ardara News 9th August 2021

Commercial Filming There is a big advert shoot in Ardara all day Tuesday 10th with Daniel O’Donnell amongst those involved, so if you see a lot of cameras around that’s what is happening. Duchas Duchas is calling for stories and photos for the December Edition. Send contributions to duchasannual@gmail.com or drop into Stephen at West […]

Ardara News 20th July 2021

Duchas Calling The committee of The Duchas Magazine are calling for articles, stories or pictures for the Christmas edition. You may send to duchasannual@gmail.com or drop into Stephen at West End House, Ardara. Ardara Health Centre: Covid Vaccines The HSE are continuing to supply GPs with Covid-19 vaccines for the vaccination of individuals on THE […]

Ardara News 6th July 2021

People’s Transition Project We hope you may have heard about the People’s Transition project from some of our community guides in Ardara or talking with TASC team members, or via radio, newspaper or on the project’s social media. We are currently looking for help (as we come to the end of a two month dialogue, […]

Ardara News 8th June 2021

Ardara Reopens It was wonderful to see visitors back in Ardara this weekend. It is a credit to all the businesses in the town who have made every effort to ensure that social distancing is prioritized. It was wonderful to see. Ardara looks beautiful Congratulations to all the residents and businesses in Ardara who invested […]

News Updates 2nd June 2021

Sliabh Liag Distillers Tomorrow Thursday the first stills will arrive in Ardara for the Distillery. They will arrive in Ardara via the Killybegs Road at around 10am. Highland Radio Highland Radio will broadcast the Nine til Noon Show from the Diamond on Thursday June 10th.

Ardara News 18th May 2021

Opening Ardara As more and more restrictions are eased, we look forward to Ardara opening up again for business. Most of the general shops opened on Monday and many of the pubs are hoping to do outside business from the beginning of June. We will all be glad to see the Nesbitt Arms Hotel open […]

Young Voices 10 Day Challenge

Young Voices 10 Day Challenge: Launching the People’s Transition Ardara Dialogues Today! YOUNG VOICES Ardara Area (10 day challenge) 20th April-30th April To kick off “The People’s Transition, Ardara” we are putting out a call to young people in the Ardara area to contribute their creative ideas ahead of wider community engagement, which will take place throughout the […]

Summer Accommodation in Ardara 2021

Accommodation 2021 Ardara is the place to be once lockdown is over. Hopefully we will welcome visitors again this summer. Provisionally, we are taking bookings for July and August. Weekly rentals in a variety of accommodation outlets. For more information and for bookings: contact Stephen on 087 2424590 or email glenardfish@gmail.com Owenea River Rest This year we […]

Charlie Bennett Remembered on Owenea FM

Bart Whelan Show Remembers Charlie Bennett Bart Whelan on his radio show on Owenea FM this Saturday 27th March at 5pm will discuss the contribution of Charlie Bennett to our community on the occasion of his 20th anniversary which took place recently. Tune in on 100.8 FM, or online at donegalsounds.com or the player in the […]

Ardara News 23rd March 2021

The Old School & Church Awake Tourism on behalf of the Ardara Parish are delighted to have secured the purchase of the old former home of the O’Rourke family in Ard Connell. This house opened as a Church and School back in 1813. It remained in use as a Church until the Methodist Church was […]

Charlie Bennett Remembered

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the passing of Charlie Bennett. Below is an article written at the time, copied from his page in the Personalities section of this website. Charlie Bennett – An Appreciation on the Occasion of his Death By Stephen McCahill As I sit down on an August evening to write about […]

Ardara News 16th March 2021

Councillor Anthony Molloy Councillor Anthony Molloy is pleased to confirm the following works to bedone this year: Maghera Road surface dressing 1700 mtrs €30,600.00 Carrickacleave Road surface dressing 800 mtrs €25,200.00 Monargan Glebe surface dressing 1200 mtrs €29,700.00 Loughross Point (Lower end) surface dressing 2400 mtrs €43,200.00 Loughross Point (Town end) surface dressing 1800 mtrs […]