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The Ardara Show is Back!!

After being cancelled in 2015, the Ardara Show, one of the key agricultural events in the county, is to make its return on Saturday August 13th. New areas have been made available in the scenic Sandfield setting by the National Parks  and Wildlife Service. The show moved to Sandfield in 2012 from its established location […]

A walk on the ‘Wild side’!

Ardara Walking Festival This festival delivered once again, helped in no small way by the fine weather. A large group of walkers descended on Ardara to savour the views, renew acquaintances, and generally enjoy themselves. John Damien Gallagher and his trusted group of ‘mountain leaders’, must be thanked and complemented on the professional and friendly […]

Rosbeg welcomes St. Patrick

A large crowd of several hundred people, made the walk from the Old School to Dawros Bay House a very social and enjoyable event. The fabulous weather which augmented the breathtaking scenery, made the trip a lovely experience. Thanks must go to the Rosbeg community for organising this annual event, you did yourselves proud yesterday! […]

Local news

Church of Holy Family Notes Confessions for Easter with extra confessors 8pm Wednesday March 23rd. Anniversary Masses from Monday March 13th, for John Gildea, Lurganboy, and Boyle Family, Tullycleave, Tuesday, Charlie Bennett, and Chris Sweeney, Wednesday, Josie P. Kennedy, Friday, Charlie McHugh and Ellen Concannon, Saturday, Patrick and Katie McGill, and Mary Heena. St. Patrick’s […]

Ardara Festivals gain national funding

Ardara has succeeded in gaining funding under the Department of Tourism’s 2016 Festivals and Events Programme. There were 15 Donegal Festivals ranging from the ‘Mary from Dungloe’ to the ‘Extreme North Sports Event’, which received funding totalling €43,500. Of this amount, Ardara secured €7,000 which is 16% of the total. The ‘Taste of Donegal’ festival […]