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Packie Manus Byrne Centenary Weekend 17 – 19 February, 2017

Packie Manus Byrne Centenary Weekend 17 – 19 February, 2017 On what would have been Packie Manus Byrne’s 100th birthday, friends and family of the legendary folksinger, musician, songwriter and storyteller from Donegal are gathering in Ardara to celebrate the life, songs and music of an extraordinary man. Born on 18th February 1917 in Corkermore, […]

Doon Fort to Feature on ‘Ireland with Ardal O’Hanon’

Doon Fort to feature on More 4 TV channel Ardal O’Hanlon came to Donegal earlier this summer and amongst the places he visited for his three part series called ‘Ireland with Ardal O’Hanlon’ was the hidden island fortress of Doon Port, near Portnoo, Co. Donegal. This amazing monument was selected as one of the first five monuments […]

Community Notices

PADRE PIO FILM AND GLOVE Padre Pio film and Glove will be shown in St. Shanaghan House on this coming Tuesday at 2.00 pm. All are welcome. ~~~~~~~~~~~~ SOCIAL EVENING A social evening with tea, in aid of the Ardara Day Care Centre will be held in the Parish Centre on Saturday evening next, December […]

Our Man is Very Busy

Councillor Terence Slowey has been so busy since he took up the position of Chairman of Donegal County Council earlier in the year. His appointments have been vast and varied, yet he has time for the community here in Ardara. He has secured a wonderful array of street lighting along the Kentucky road which will […]

Packie Manus Byrne Centenary Weekend 17 – 19 February, 2017

Packie Manus Byrne Centenary Weekend 17 – 19 February, 2017 On what would have been Packie Manus Byrne’s 100th birthday, friends and family of the legendary folksinger, musician, songwriter and storyteller from Donegal are gathering in Ardara to celebrate the life, songs and music of an extraordinary man. Born on 18th February 1917 in Corkermore, […]

Community Notices

  Duchas Launch in conjunction with Owenea FM On Friday November 25th this year at 8 pm, we will launch the second edition of Duchas. This is the 2016 Christmas edition and without doubt, this is a truly wonderful edition with a vast array of stories and photos from Killybegs, Glenties, Ardara and surrounding areas and […]

Packie Manus Byrne Centenary Weekend 17 – 19 February, 2017

Packie Manus Byrne Centenary Weekend 17 – 19 February, 2017 On what would have been Packie Manus Byrne’s 100th birthday, friends and family of the legendary folksinger, musician, songwriter and storyteller from Donegal are gathering in Ardara to celebrate the life, songs and music of an extraordinary man. Born on 18th February 1917 in Corkermore, […]

Community Notices

Scor na nOg Ardara G.A.A. club are holding Scor na nOg in the clubhouse on Friday 11th of November at 7.30pm. Competitions in solo singing, recitation, ballad and instrumental groups, historical presentation, ceili and set dancing and quiz teams. Competitors must be under 17 on 1st January 2017. If you are interested, please contact Helen […]

Ardara Matchmaking Weekend Friday 4th – Sunday 6th November

Ardara Matchmaking Weekend Friday November 4th  to Sunday November 6th  Enjoy the fun of Ardara at this wonderful weekend in Ardara. Meet our matchmakers, join in traffic lights dating and sample our love potions and enjoy the many other events of the Ardara Matchmaking Festival. Big Bands in Town Nesbitt Arms Hotel Friday 4th November […]

Community Notices

HALLOWEEN FANCY DRESS DISCO There will be a Halloween Fancy Dress Disco for all primary school children in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel onFriday, 28th October. Lots of prizes for best costumes etc.       SET DANCING IN THE HERITAGE CENTRE Sets, Ceili on Bank Holiday Monday 31st October, begining at 8pm. Music by Ceili […]

CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR At The Nesbitt Arms Hotel

Christmas Craft Fair The third Christmas craft fair in The Nesbitt Arms Hotel will be taking place on Saturday 26th November 2016. So if you’re a confirmed shopaholic or have a complete phobia about shopping, this is the place for you. If you love shopping, it’s the chance to browse and enjoy the unique work […]

Balor Theatre Company Comes To Ardara

COMEDY IN THE HERITAGE CENTRE Balor Rep Theatre Company presents Fly Me To The Moon  By Marie Jones. Directed by Kieran Quinn. With Cathleen Bradley and Orla Mullan. Sunday October 9th in The Heritage Centre Ardara, at 8.00pm –And– Saturday October 8th Halla Mhuire, Gleann Cholm Cille, at 8.30pm For Booking Queries:  (071) 9851375 This play stars popular local actor […]