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Community Notices 2nd April 2019

Cup of Tae Festival Brochures Out Now Brochures for the Cup of Tae Traditional Music Festival, which takes place Friday 3rd to Monday 6th May, are now available in local shops and businesses. This year the Festival honours Brid Harper – one of the most acclaimed fiddlers in Ireland, and the Festival promises to be the biggest and […]

Community Notices 12th March 2019

Ardara Walking Festival 2019 Sliabh Liag Now in its 19th year, the Ardara Walking Festival has become an unmissable experience, attracting enthusiasts from all over Ireland and internationally. With a variety of hill walks ranging from moderate to difficult, led by professional local guides, there’s something for everyone. Discover some spectacular scenery and hidden gems […]

Upcoming Arts & Crafts Classes

Basket Weaving A two-day Basket Weaving Workshop with Eugene Curran will take place on Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd March from 10am to 4pm in the Heritage Centre. The fee is €40 and materials will be supplied. Booking is essential. Phone Colm on 087-3222910 for further information or to book a place.   Pottery Workshop Local […]

Community Notices 26th February 2019

Ardara Walking Festival The Ardara Walking Festival, featuring a variety of guided hill walks, takes place St. Patrick’s Weekend Friday 15th March – Monday 18th March 2019. There are excellent walks on offer and there’s great interest in this year’s walking routes. Walks take place Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th March, and this year’s highlights include the […]

Pottery, Basket Weaving & Art Classes

Basket Weaving with Eugene Byrne and Pottery Workshops with Eimear Boyle will be starting in March. These will be two-day workshops running from 10am to 4pm each day in the Heritage Centre. Dates to be announced. Art Classes take place in the Heritage Centre every Friday from 7pm to 9pm. Mixed media. Still a few places […]

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. […]

Community Notices 24th July 2018

Congratulations Congratulations to the Loughros Point Rowing Club who took home five cups at the Mountcharles Regatta on Sunday last!   Great Day at the Garden Fete The Garden Fete took place at the Rectory recently. A great crowd attended and everyone enjoyed the many genius and recreational activities organised for the day. This is […]

Xmas Craft Fair A Great Success

This years 4th Xmas Craft Fair in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel Was another great success!! With over 30 stalls and crafters there on the day it drew a lovely crowd. The organiser Clare Molloy was very happy with the running of the event, There was hot mulled wine & hot mulled juice for everyone coming […]

Kilclooney Country Market

Kilclooney Country Market  Tomorrow  2nd of December see’s the last of the Kilclooney Country Market’s as the festive period warms up. For your last chance to gain that special gift for the significant other or to spoil yourself please join us at the Ardara parish hall from 1pm until 4pm.  Raffle for hamper (food + wine) […]

Slowey Family Barbecue – was a successful fundraiser !

Slowey Family Barbecue  The family of the late Gerard & Margaret Slowey held a huge barbecue recently in Ardara to raise funds for Cancer Care West and two local charities: Ardara Resource Centre and Downstrands Womens Centre.  Aine, Mairead and Anthony along with friends and neighbours presented one of the best barbecues ever and we […]

Kilclooney Country Market is Back !!! Every Saturday morning in July and August

 Kilclooney Country Market Kilclooney Country Market will be running every Saturday from 11 am – 1 pm in Inniskeel hall, Portnoo during the months of July and August. All the usual favourites; biscuits, breads, bakes and cakes, handmade knits, hats and mitts. Jewellery and pizza just for you, you get the picture….yeah, you can get them too. Handmade soaps, […]

Community Notices Sunday 5th March, 2017

Jim Browne’s Testimony Jim Browne’s Testimony about his change of life can be heard in Bruckless next Thursday at 7.30 p.m. and in Kilclooney next Friday at 7.30p.m.   Irish Language Survey A team of volunteers and committee members for the Sliabh A Liag Peninsula language planning areas, will be doing a survey on the […]