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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 […]

Ardara Community Notices 1st May 2018

“Cup of Tae” Festival The biggest “Cup of Tae” Festival of all time is expected this weekend in Ardara! World renowned traditional musician Mairéad Ní­ Mhaonaigh will be the special guest of honour at the opening concert in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel on Friday night at 8pm. Mairead will be joined on stage by the […]

Ardara Community Notices 24th April 2018

Ardara radio station back on air OweneaFM, the community radio station based at Kentucky, Ardara, was broadcasting again. following its transmitter being repositioned at Doohill after discussions with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. Any listeners to the radio on 100.8, who previously received the station, but now have difficulty, should contact info@oweneafm.com or speak to […]

Ardara Community Notices 16th April 2018

Quiz Winners Congratulations to the Boys from St Mary’s NS on their win in the Ulster Pioneer Quiz Final in Doneyloop on Saturday 14th April. The school now goes forward to the All Ireland in Mullingar in two weeks time. Best Wishes. Well done Miss Finnerty, Michael, Daniel, Peter, Ronan and Dylan!   Thank You The […]

CLÁR 2018 Funding

CLÁR 2018 Funding Allocation Announced The  Department of Rural and Community Development have recently announced a funding allocation of €5m under CLAR 2018 which may be of interest to  various Community Groups/ Organisations and Schools within the CLAR Areas. CLAR 2018 funding  will provide funding under the following  three Measures: Measure 1 – Support for […]

Ardara Walking Weekend: 16th – 18th March 2018

St Patrick’s Weekend 2018 Ardara International Walking Festival Ardara’s renowned Walking Festival with Short, Medium & Strenuous Walks. Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March 2018. Saturday 17th March A. Walk Port to Maghera One of the best coastal walks in Ireland. 13Km, 620m ascent, 7 hours B. Walk Port to Glenhead Another stunning coastal walk […]

World War One Commemorative Event

Commemorating locals who took part in the ‘Great War’ It has been proposed to host a commemorative event to honour those from Ardara, Downstrands and Glenties who participated in World War 1. If you have any information about a family member/ neighbour or any memorabilia from this time please contact any of the following people; […]