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Ardara Walking Festival 2017

The Ardara Walking Festival 2017 The Ardara Walking Festival will take place on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th March this year. Organiser John Damian Gallagher has scheduled some excellent walks this year ranging from local to the Poison Glen. For more information, go to https://donegalgathering.com/march/ardara-international-walking-festival/, or contact John Damian on 087-6655828.         […]

Ardara Walking Festival 2017

The Ardara Walking Festival 2017 The Ardara Walking Festival will take place on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th March this year. Organiser John Damian Gallagher has scheduled some excellent walks this year ranging from local to the Poison Glen. For more information, go to https://donegalgathering.com/march/ardara-international-walking-festival/, or contact John Damian on 087-6655828.         […]

The First Big Event of 2017 – The Country and Western Festival 20th – 22nd January 2017

Forewarned – The First Big Event of 2017 – The Country and Western Festival    20th – 22nd January 2017  This event this time promises to be a truly great event with so much organised. Entertainment in many venues in town in the afternoon and nightly. Top line dancers from home and further afield 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, […]

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, […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Inaugural ‘Warp and Weft of Heritage’ Weekend

‘The Warp and Weft of Heritage’ Weekend – Friday, 14th – Sunday, 16th October The Ardara GAP Heritage and History Group’s inaugural ‘Warp and Weft of Heritage’ Weekend is fast approaching. The event runs from Friday, 14th to Sunday, 16th October.There will be eight engaging and lively talks ranging from shipwrecks, sea weed farms, folklore, weaving, […]

National Heritage Week Events

National Heritage Week Events  Wednesday, 24th August Sheskinmore Shoreline Walk: 1.30pm – 5.30pm. Starting at Tramore and crossing the headland onto Ballinreavy Strand and finishing at Sandfield, where a shuttle bus will be available. Bus fee applies. Contact: 087-6468439. Organised by The National Parks and Wildlife Service.     Ardara Community Garden Open Afternoon: 2.00pm […]

Ardara to honour Martin McGinley at 2017 Cup of Tae Festival

Ardara to honour Martin McGinley at the 2017 Cup of Tae Festival The Cup of Tae Festival Committee has just announced that the famous Donegal fiddler Martin McGinley will be honoured at the 2017 Cup of Tae festival, which will take place here in Ardara from April 28th to May 1st 2017 ( May bank […]