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Slowey Family Barbecue – was a successful fundraiser !

Slowey Family Barbecue  The family of the late Gerard & Margaret Slowey held a huge barbecue recently in Ardara to raise funds for Cancer Care West and two local charities: Ardara Resource Centre and Downstrands Womens Centre.  Aine, Mairead and Anthony along with friends and neighbours presented one of the best barbecues ever and we […]

Community Notices Monday 9th October, 2017

Good Luck Eileen: The Oral Health Awards aims to recognise excellence and endeavour in oral care in Ireland and the UK, and Eileen is nominated for the Best Children’s Care and Best Community Initiative awards.  She is the founder of Smiley Eileey’s Oral Health Promotions, and she visits preschools and national schools across Donegal to […]

Community Notes 26th September, 2017

Doon Fort Surveys The first ever geophysical, photogrammetry and topographic surveys will take place on Doon Fort from the 2nd to the 6th October.   “Looking Beneath the Soil to See into the Past – Geophysical Prospection in Archaeology” A Wee Bit of Time Team Stuff!  A public demonstration of the survey equipment and methodology […]

‘The Warp and Weft of Heritage’ Weekend

Friday 13th – Sunday 15th October Ardara GAP Heritage and History are pleased to announce the programme of events for our upcoming ‘The Warp and Weft of Heritage’ Weekend, which takes place from Friday, 13th to Sunday, 15th October. This weekend event will feature lively talks on the archaeology, history and heritage of the Ardara area and […]

Great food and a fabulous line-up of musicians at The Big Summer Charity Barbecue: Sunday 20th August, 2017

The Big Summer Charity Barbecue Corner House, Ardara, starting at 5.30pm on Sunday 20th August, 2017 For more information contact Stephen Slowey 087-79861604    Slowey Family Barbecue Every year since the death of Margaret Slowey in 2009, her husband Gerard organised a barbecue in her memory to raise money for cancer care and local charities.  Sadly […]

Come along and enjoy a fun evening at the Table Quiz for Doon Fort Restoration Fund: Wednesday 16th August.

Table Quiz in Aid of Doon Fort Restoration Fund Table Quiz Clare Molloy is organising table quizzes every Wednesday evening in Annora’s Bar, Narin, commencing at 9.30pm.  The Quiz this Wednesday 16th August, is for Doon Fort.  Everyone is most welcome to come along and join in the fun. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Community Notices Tuesday 1st August, 2017

The Wild Atlantic Festival The Wild Atlantic Festival Starts this Saturday at 1pm in Ardara car park, where we have the Wexford Theatre Group performing for children. The popular singing star Shane Shovlin will bring the place alive with his open air show on the Diamond at 3pm. Bart Whelan’s photographic exhibition will take place in the […]

Dress up and enjoy an evening of Food, Music, Dancing, Have fun with our silent Auction – a variety of items for auction. Come along to support Paul on Saturday 29th July, 2017

UPDATE: We have now raised just over €30,000 🎉🎉🎉 it’s amazing what has been achieved within the last 6 months, and we couldn’t have done it without the help of everyone out there, family, friends & community ❤️ we are so nearly there now, we have our last big fundraiser to come in 10 days […]

National Heritage Week 2017 – ‘The Invasive Nature of Nature’

National Heritage Week 2017 Ardara GAP Heritage & History Group The Invasive Nature of Nature Saturday, 20th August Where: The Dolmen Centre, Kilclooney, Portnoo, Co. Donegal Event Information: Guided bus tours of the archaeological sites of the Kilclooney area. There will be talks and a display of information about the Doon Fort- Adopt a Monument […]

The Biggest Show in Town – The Bluegrass Festival 14th – 16th July, 2017

The Bluegrass Festival From July 14th to July 16th has just confirmed the complete lineup for the festival, with the following super acts performing; Lorraine Jordon and Caroline Road from Carolina,USA also attending; Petersen Family from Missuri,USA.  Jeff and Tristan Scoggins from Kentucky, USA will also be attending as well as regulars such as Woodbine and […]