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Lughnasa FrielFest

Stars continue to shine at final weekend of Lughnasa FrielFest The final weekend of Lughnasa FrielFest from 17-19 August sees stars from ‘James Bond’, ‘Harry Potter’, ‘The Fall’, ‘Derry Girls’ and ‘Doctor Who’ congregate on both sides of the border to celebrate the work of playwright Brian Friel. Presented by Arts Over Borders, highlights of the final weekend include a […]

Job Offer – Post of Cook

Social Centre/Day Centre for Older People At the Dolmen Centre, Kilclooney, Portnoo, Co. Donegal Rosbeg and Downstrands Care of the Aged Committee invite applications for the post of Cook at the above centre. This post is for 6 hours per day, 2 days per week, Wednesday and Thursday. CVs stating work experience and any relevant […]

Community Notices 15th August 2018

Charity Barbecue The Big Summer Charity Barbecue takes place this Sunday 19th August. Starting at 5.30pm in the Corner House, it’s sure to be an evening of great live music, food and craic! All proceeds on the day go to charity. See our Big Summer BBQ page for more information.   Pierre Bensusan Concert & […]

Community Notices 7th August 2018

The Ardara Show Day – Saturday 11th August Judging in the cattle and pony rings from 10am. At 11am the sheep and horse classes take place. After judging, the giant marquee at the other end of the field will have over 120 classes displaying home produce, photography and painting, arts and crafts, children’s classes and […]

A Fund for Mickey Joe

“A Fund for Mickey Joe – The Long Road” Committee ceased fundraising on the 24th of March, 2018 with the huge finale night in the Limelight, Glenties. We would like to finally thank the following which lead to the fundraising being such a success. On the day of the Mart/Auction in Brockagh we would like […]

Volunteering Awards

Me4U Awards Kevin Maguire and Kevin Gifford were recognised with individual Volunteering Awards at the Me4U awards on Thursday 19th July, for their outstanding service in providing free Cardiac First Response training to the people of Ardara and supporting the setting up and ongoing operation of the Ardara Cardiac First Responders. As well as achieving […]

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 […]

Ardara Community Notices 10th July 2018

  Ardara Garden Fete The annual Church of Ireland Garden Fete takes place at the Ardara Rectory, Killybegs Road, this Saturday July 14th. With numerous stalls offering a wide variety of products, novelty games and special events, the popular afternoon event opens at 2pm. There will also be refreshments and and a giant raffle!   Ardara […]

Ardara Community Notices 3rd July 2018

  Ardara Garden Fete The annual Church of Ireland Garden Fete takes place at the Ardara Rectory, Killybegs Road, on Saturday July 14th. With numerous stalls offering a wide variety of products, novelty games and special events, the popular afternoon event opens at 2pm. There will also be refreshments and and a giant raffle.   […]

Ardara Community Notices 19th June 2018

Ulster Bank Community Bank Ulster Bank’s Community Banker, Eve Curran is on 2 weeks holiday, returning on Monday 2nd July. She will return to her weekly drop-in Wednesday 4th July from 11am to 1pm at St. Shanaghan House in Ardara. Eve provides the following services; Assisting with online banking set up or queries One to […]

Ardara Community Notices 12th June 2018

Brackeys got Talent The pupils of Brackey National School are performing “Brackey’s Got Talent” concert this Sunday the 17th of June at 4.00 pm in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel. Come and support the children as they show off their talents.   The Bluegrass Festival The Bluegrass Festival takes place 20th to 22nd July and the […]

Ardara Community Notices 5th June 2018

Owenea FM’s Annual Evening of Music Owenea FM’s annual evening of music takes place at the Nesbitt Arms Hotel on this Thursday June 7th. The event attracts hundreds of music and dance fans and is staged each year to raise funds for the popular station which broadcasts each weekend to Ardara, Glenties and Portnoo on 100.8 […]

Ardara Community Notices 29th May 2018

Summer Lights Festival See Festival Page for full programme of events The Summer Lights Festival takes place this June Bank Holiday weekend 1st to 4th June. This festival incorporates a weekend of events with an international flavour. The committee thank Gallagher’s Bakery who are sponsoring this year’s Festival. This new festival replaces the Melting Pot […]