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Community Notices 18th June 2019

Bart Whelan Photographic Exhibition The Bart Whelan Photographic Exhibition will be officially opened by Desmond Campbell in the Heritage Centre on Friday 28th June at 8.30pm. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. All are welcome.   John Molloy’s Reunion A reunion for all former John Molloy (Ardara) Ltd. workers will take place on […]

Community Notices 4th June 2019

Tír Chonaill Stone Festival The Tír Chonaill Stone Festival takes place in Ardara this year for the first time. The popular heritage festival will take place between Thursday June 13th and Sunday June 16th. This growing heritage event is based around the stone crafts of ancient Ireland. Attendees of the festival will learn from top craftspeople […]

Today’s Summer Lights Events

Today’s Summer Lights Festival Events Sunday 2nd June   Afternoon Tea on The Diamond The Diamond – 1.00pm Sheila invites everyone to afternoon tea at Ardhill Guesthouse Yard in the company of hosts Joe and Celine. There will be an honesty box and all donations will go to raising funds for a new tennis court […]

Summer Lights Events

Summer Lights kicks off tonight Friday 31st June for what promises to be an exciting weekend of cooking, baking, food & drink, live music and entertainment! Friday 31st June 2019   Summer Lights Food Extravaganza: POSTPONED Due to unforeseen circumstances, Summer Lights Celebrity Cookery Demonstration has been POSTPONED until further notice. The Nesbitt Arms apologises for […]

Cookery Demonstration Postponed

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Summer Lights Celebrity Cookery Demonstration has been POSTPONED until further notice. The Nesbitt Arms apologises for any inconvenience this has caused.  Please contact the hotel for refunds of tickets purchased. Nesbitt Arms Hotel 074-9541103.

Community Notices 28th May 2019

Friday Night Cookery Demonstration POSTPONED Update: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Summer Lights Celebrity Cookery Demonstration has been POSTPONED until further notice. The Nesbitt Arms apologises for any inconvenience this has caused.  Please contact the hotel for refunds of tickets purchased. Nesbitt Arms Hotel 074-9541103.   “Lovin’ the Hills” Guided Hill Walk The Ardara Hillwalkers will […]

Community Notices 21st May 2019

Celebrity Cookery Demonstration Tickets are now on sale for the Summer Lights Festival Celebrity Cookery Demonstration which will take place in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel on Friday 31st May from 7pm. Some of the finest chefs in the country will give food and cooking demonstrations. The lineup of award winning chefs includes: Anthony Armstrong – Culinary Director, Taste of […]

Keys Found

Two sets of keys have been handed in to Diver’s recently. One is keys for a Volkswagen and the other set is for a flat and has “flat”  written on the card attached. The owners can collect them at Diver’s Newsagent.  

Community Notices 14th May 2019

Summer Lights Festival The Summer Lights Festival takes place in Ardara on the June Bank Holiday weekend. Some of this year’s highlights include:   Celebrity Cookery Demonstration Tickets will be on sale this weekend for the Summer Lights Festival Celebrity Cookery Demonstration which will take place in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel on Friday 31st May […]

Friday Updates

Red Squirrels West of Ardara Biodiversity Week at Sheskinmore Nature Reserve. Talk and guided walk with Michael Stinson, Ulster Wildlife. Saturday 25th May 2019 at 12.00 Midday. McGlinchey’s Centre, Sandfield, Ardara. Turn off at L7743. Further information: Emer Magee, NPWS, emer.magee@chg.gov.ie, 087-6468439. No booking required but spaces are limited.   Flotto Draw – 6th May […]

Friday Updates

Tidy Towns Ardara has once again entered the Tidy Towns competition and we need a great effort from everyone in helping make our town look good. It would be so important if owners of property in the town painted the outside of their premises. It would be very much appreciated and would make a huge […]

Paddy McGill Memorial Lecture

Donegal Historical Society Paddy McGill Memorial Lecture Topic Ardara, Glenties and Downstrands in the Irish Literary Imagination, 1900-2000 Speaker Professor Frank Shovlin Head of Department, Institute of Irish Studies in the University of Liverpool The Heritage Centre, Ardara Saturday April 13th at 8.30pm ALL WELCOME