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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 […]

The Present Day Celebrates 20 Years In Business

The Present Day Celebrates 20 Years in Business The Present Day is celebrating 20 years in business this coming Wednesday 10th August from 12pm – 8pm, running until Saturday 13th August. 20% off almost all stock with lots of special offers.  Giveaways and refreshments on the day! Everyone Welcome! Follow us on facebook for all […]

Guided Tour of Granny Kate’s Cottage – National Heritage Week

   A Guided Tour of Granny Kate’s Thatched Cottage Guided tours of Granny Kate’s thatched cottage, a truly authentic Irish thatched cottage located in a picture postcard setting near the entrance to the spectacular Glengesh Pass in South Donegal.  The cottage has been restored to its former glory, retaining almost every detail of its original […]