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Ardara News 5th November 2019

  The Matchmaking Festival The Matchmaking Festival takes place this weekend with events in various venues. There’s a big night Friday night with popular singing star Aoife McDonagh performing in the ballroom followed by the ever popular David James. Saturday features all day matchmaking events throughout the town and a big dance in the Hotel […]

Community Notices 17th September 2019

The Johnny Doherty Festival The Johnny Doherty Festival takes place on the weekend of 27th to 29th September. Friday night is opening night with the Opening Concert in the Beehive at 8pm with Dermot Byrne, Yvonne Casey, Steve Cooney and special guests. There will be Sets and Ceilis in the Heritage Centre at 9.30pm. On Saturday there will […]

Community Notices 6th August 2019

Wild Atlantic Week: Upcoming Events   Tuesday 6th August, 2019 3.00pm: Live Street Music on the Diamond All Day: Bart Whelan Photographic Exhibition in the Heritage Centre All Day: See the Skill of Weaving and Spinning at Molloy’s on the Killybegs Road Great selection of Music in town nightly   Wednesday 7th August, 2019 11.00am: Bus Tour of Donegal 12.00pm: Film on […]

What’s On?

Bluegrass Festival Highlights The Ardara Bluegrass Festival is the place to be this weekend Friday 19th to Sunday 21st July.   Bluegrass Session tonight Friday 19th July Live Bluegrass Session in the Beehive Bar hosted by Mel Corry   Gala Concert Saturday 20th July – The Nesbitt Arms Hotel – 8pm Alecia Nugent & her band King […]

Community Notices 4th June 2019

Tír Chonaill Stone Festival The Tír Chonaill Stone Festival takes place in Ardara this year for the first time. The popular heritage festival will take place between Thursday June 13th and Sunday June 16th. This growing heritage event is based around the stone crafts of ancient Ireland. Attendees of the festival will learn from top craftspeople […]

Summer Lights Events

Summer Lights kicks off tonight Friday 31st June for what promises to be an exciting weekend of cooking, baking, food & drink, live music and entertainment! Friday 31st June 2019   Summer Lights Food Extravaganza: POSTPONED Due to unforeseen circumstances, Summer Lights Celebrity Cookery Demonstration has been POSTPONED until further notice. The Nesbitt Arms apologises for […]

Cookery Demonstration Postponed

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Summer Lights Celebrity Cookery Demonstration has been POSTPONED until further notice. The Nesbitt Arms apologises for any inconvenience this has caused.  Please contact the hotel for refunds of tickets purchased. Nesbitt Arms Hotel 074-9541103.