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South of the Border

The South of the Border Festival kicks off tonight, Friday 15th, with an Evening of Sessions and Stories! Join Frank Galligan, Declan Forde, Patsy O Hagan, Noel Slevin and Charley Boyle in the Corner House at 9pm for an evening of storytelling, with a superb Traditional Music Session afterwards in the Beehive. Tomorrow, Saturday 16th, Bri […]

Big Prize Draw & Dance

Big Christmas Prize Draw & Dance in the Nesbitt Arms The Christmas Lights Draw takes place on Friday night 21st December in the Nesbitt Arms. The first prize is flights for two to New York with €500 spending money – sponsored by Des Campbell and Dúchas magazine (see below for details). A great night’s entertainment and music with […]

Community Notices 5th December 2018

  Ardara Shopping Spree Don’t miss the Ardara Shopping Spree from Thursday 6th December to Saturday 8th December. Great value, sales and special offers in the local shops! Please support local businesses and local jobs. See our Shopping Spree & Christmas Lights page for details. The Present Day Join us at The Present Day for Shopping Spree […]

News Updates

  Notice for Advertisers Our Advertising Package now includes promotions several times a year on our News page at no extra charge. Existing advertisers who wish to promote a sale or event ahead of the Ardara Shopping Spree should receive an email with more information shortly. Alternatively, contact us with details and (optionally) a photo. Contact […]

Community Notices 22nd November 2018

Christmas Craft Fair 2018 This year’s Christmas Craft Fair takes place in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel on Saturday 24th November from 11am to 6pm. The Fair hosts over 30 festive stalls under one roof. Contact Clare Molloy on 087 284 2012 for more information on booking a stall.   Donegal G.A.P. Heritage & History Group The A.G.M. of the Donegal […]

Community Notices 6th November 2018

  Matchmaking Special All roads lead to Ardara for another well organised Matchmaking Weekend. All accommodation is currently booked up.  Anyone who is looking for accommodation or who has accommodation available should contact the tourist office at the Heritage Centre on 087 3183383. A number of venues have matchmaking gigs all day Saturday. Also the […]

Community Notices 31st October 2018

Matchmaking Festival 5K Run/Walk The Matchmaking Festival is holding a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday 10th November at 12 noon beginning at the GAA Clubhouse [View Google Map]. Registration will take place at the Clubhouse from 11am. €10 per adult, €5 for Juniors and €20 for family entry. There are prizes for Senior Gents and Ladies and Junior Male and Female. […]

News Updates 26th October 2018

Woodhill House Scary Pumpkin Competition Halloween is near! It’s time to get carving those pumpkins again! Woodhill’s Scary Pumpkin Competition for kids is on Sunday 28th October at 3pm!   Halloween Costume Parties in Nancy’s Adults Only Costume Party Sunday 28th October at 9pm Kids’ Fun Costume Party Wednesday 31st October 6pm-9pm   Brackey National […]