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Ardara News 18th January 2022

Local Cleanup 7th to 14th February A lot of our roads and laneways are bare now and litter is very obvious. This is also a good time to collect litter as it is so exposed. The week 7th to 14th February is a planned week to collect litter. Anyone who is willing to do a […]

Church of the Holy Family Newsletter – Sun. 16th Jan. 2022

Church webcam link: mcnmedia.tv/camera/church-of-the-holy-family-ardara Mass Schedule for This Coming Week Daily and weekend Masses at the normal times. Anniversary Masses this Coming Week as Follows Monday at 10.00am: Memorial of Rebecca Boze. Wednesday at 7.30pm: Anniversary of Neilie McNelis. Saturday at 10.00am: Anniversary of Mary Reynolds. Saturday at 11.00am: Anniversary of Martina Maguire. Saturday at […]

Christmas Lights: Thank You!

As we start another new year we sincerely wish to thank all who supported the Christmas Lights Appeal. Many of the Town Businesses were generous with their contributions in a difficult trading time, but the ordinary people of our community have to be the heroes this Christmas with their kind contributions. Also those many visitors […]

Church of the Holy Family Newsletter – Sun. 9th Jan. 2022

Church webcam link: mcnmedia.tv/camera/church-of-the-holy-family-ardara Mass Schedule for This Coming Week Daily and weekend Masses at the normal times. Anniversary Masses this Coming Week as Follows Monday: Daniel Craig and deceased Craig family. Wednesday: Annie and James Keeney. Thursday: James Watters. Friday: Micky Kennedy. Saturday at 7.30pm: Con and deceased members of the Gillespie family. Scoil […]

A Special Story for Christmas 2021

The Way the World Goes Round By Maureen Conway Circa 2010, a few years after his first 12 rounds with the big C in 2006/2007, my husband Michael set up a local window cleaning and decorating business. As is the way of things here in Donegal, most of the work he got was via recommendation […]

Church of the Holy Family Newsletter – Sun. 19th Dec. 2021

Church webcam link: mcnmedia.tv/camera/church-of-the-holy-family-ardara Schedule of Masses for This Coming Week Masses this weekend at the usual times. Confessions will be available after the 11.00am Mass this Saturday. Special Session of Confessions in preparation for Christmas this Sunday 19th from 7.00pm until 8.00pm. Extra confessors will be available. Daily Masses this week as follows: Monday […]

Ardara News 14th December 2021

Santa Visits Ardara This Sunday evening 19th December at 6pm Santa and his sleigh will touch down in Ardara on his way to Portnoo. He will go around the town at that time but he is very busy so it is important to come out and say hello as his real visit will be later. […]

Church of the Holy Family Newsletter – Sun. 12th Dec. 2021

Church webcam link: mcnmedia.tv/camera/church-of-the-holy-family-ardara Schedule of Masses for This Coming Week Monday 13th at 10.00am: Anniversary of Nora Coughlan and Donal O’Gara. Monday at 7.30pm: Month’s Mind of Patsy Breslin. Tuesday at 10.00am: Anniversary of Annie Boyle, Mullinacloy. Wednesday at 7.30pm: Anniversary of Philomena McCole. Thursday at 10.00am: Anniversary of Sean Connaughton. Friday at 7.30pm: […]

Church of the Holy Family Newsletter – Sun. 3rd Dec. 2021

Church webcam link: mcnmedia.tv/camera/church-of-the-holy-family-ardara Schedule of Masses for This Coming Week Monday at 10.00am: Anniversary of Neil Boyle. Tuesday at 10.00am: Anniversaries of Rose and Packie McConnell. Wednesday 8th December is the Feast of the Immaculate Virgin Mary, and is a Holy Day.Masses on Wednesday at 10.00am and 7.30pm. Thursday at 10.00am: The deceased of […]

Ardara News 30th November 2021

Big Switch On The big switch on of the Christmas lights will take place this coming Sunday 5th December at 6.00 pm. As in all other towns, we have decided to switch them on quietly due to the present Covid restrictions, but the town will look lovely with a great variety of new lights. Anyone […]

Church of the Holy Family Newsletter – Sun. 28th Nov. 2021

Church webcam link: mcnmedia.tv/camera/church-of-the-holy-family-ardara Schedule of Masses for This Coming Week Monday and Tuesday at 10.00am Wednesday at 7.30pm: Anniversary of Francie and Mary McHugh, Leaconnell Thursday at 10.00am: Anniversary of Kathleen and Phil Gallagher Friday is the First FridayMass at 10.00am: Anniversary of Junior SloweyMass at 7.30pm: Anniversary of Mae McElhinney Saturday at 11.00am: […]

Roadworks Between Glenties and Fintown

Donegal County Council wishes to advise that due to essential road works, the R250 road between Glenties and Fintown will be blocked for a short period from 9.30am – 1pm tomorrow Friday 26th November. The exact location of the road blockage will be at Glenmacannive in Glenties for 700m. This road will be re-opened to […]

Donegal G.A.P. Heritage and History AGM

Revised 2021 AGM arrangements Due to the current Covid-19 situation, Donegal G.A.P. Heritage and History Group’s 2021 AGM will now be held remotely via Zoom at the previously communicated time of 11.00am on Saturday, 4th December. If you wish to attend the AGM please email ardaraheritagehistory@gmail.com by Tuesday, 30th November. We look forward to seeing you there. […]

Ardara News 23rd November 2021

“Keep Your hands to Yourself” Festival The “Keep Your Hands to Yourself” Festival was a great success last weekend the 19th November, and saw Ardara having its only festival in the 2021 Calendar. The committee thought this event worked out very effectively. As the name suggests, it was in compliance with proper Covid restrictions but […]

Church of the Holy Family Newsletter – Sun. 21st Nov. 2021

Church webcam link: mcnmedia.tv/camera/church-of-the-holy-family-ardara Schedule of Masses for This Coming Week Monday at 10.00am: Anniversary of Rose Connolly. Tuesday at 10.00am: Special Intention. Tuesday at 7.30pm: Annual Mass in memory of the young people of the community who have died. Wednesday: Anniversary of Pat and Gertie O’Hart. Thursday at 10.00am: Anniversary of Cissie Johnston. Friday […]