“Cup of Tae” 2018 There are many reasons why this was the most outstanding festival of all time in Ardara. The weather was brilliant, Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh as special guest was just unbelievable and the quality of music and the massive number of musicians was amazing. But behind the scenes, there were many unsung heroes […]
“Cup of Tae” Festival The biggest “Cup of Tae” Festival of all time is expected this weekend in Ardara! World renowned traditional musician Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh will be the special guest of honour at the opening concert in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel on Friday night at 8pm. Mairead will be joined on stage by the […]
Ardara radio station back on air OweneaFM, the community radio station based at Kentucky, Ardara, was broadcasting again. following its transmitter being repositioned at Doohill after discussions with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. Any listeners to the radio on 100.8, who previously received the station, but now have difficulty, should contact firstname.lastname@example.org or speak to […]
Quiz Winners Congratulations to the Boys from St Mary’s NS on their win in the Ulster Pioneer Quiz Final in Doneyloop on Saturday 14th April. The school now goes forward to the All Ireland in Mullingar in two weeks time. Best Wishes. Well done Miss Finnerty, Michael, Daniel, Peter, Ronan and Dylan! Thank You The […]
Ronan Whyte wins IBSF U18 Snooker Title The first ever All Donegal Snooker Final was played at the third RIBSA U18 qualification ranking event for the 2018 IBSF World U18 Championships on Saturday last 7th April in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow. In the Final Ronan beat his club mate Sean Devenney 3 […]
Fashion Show with a Twist A Fashion Show with a twist will be held in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel on Sunday next 8th April at 3pm in aid of the Ardara Day Centre. Good as new fashion for both adults and children. There will be a prize for the funniest outfit! Admission €5 plus a […]
Kilclooney Country Market Kilclooney Country Market is having their first Market of the year In Inniskeel Hall on Easter Saturday the 31st of March from 11am until 1 o’clock Fashion Show with a Twist A Fashion Show with a twist will be held in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel on Sunday 8th April at 3pm. Good […]
CLÁR 2018 Funding Allocation Announced The Department of Rural and Community Development have recently announced a funding allocation of €5m under CLAR 2018 which may be of interest to various Community Groups/ Organisations and Schools within the CLAR Areas. CLAR 2018 funding will provide funding under the following three Measures: Measure 1 – Support for […]
Ardara Parade an Outstanding Success The Ardara Parade on Sunday last was a truly brilliant success. Grand Marshall Kathleen Sheerin was just wonderful in the role as leader of the Parade. St Patrick Tony Breslin has made this position very much his own and does a wonderful job following in the footsteps of his never […]
Ardara Walking Festival The Ardara Walking Festival takes place on this weekend Sat 17th and Sun 18th March. The Saturday walks are: Port to Maghera 13 Km which takes 7 hours and Port to Glenhead 7 Km which takes 5 hours. Sunday walks are: Slieveatooey Walk starting at the beach in Maghera 8 Kms […]
Our new South of the Border Festival takes place this Valentine’s weekend! A celebration of the music of Jimmy Kennedy, it will feature open sessions of music and storytelling, the Jimmy Kennedy Concert, children’s storytelling, and of course the Song Contest with €1000 prize for the winner! Visit our South of the Border page for […]
Why: Increased innovation in tourist accommodation businesses has led to demand from both visitors and operators for a new tourist accommodation standard. It is designed for businesses that currently cannot be approved under the existing Fáilte Ireland Quality Assurance Framework. Who is it for? Fáilte Ireland’s Welcome Standard is designed to recognise and encompass accommodation […]
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Award winning multi-instrumentalist and composer Tim Edey, The children from St. Mary’s National School & Guests. Thursday 14th December, Nesbitt Arms Hotel 7.00 p.m. to 9.00p.m.(Doors open 6.30p.m.) Admission €10.00. Funds raised go to St. Mary’s N.S.