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Christmas Craft Fair 2017

Christmas Craft Fair 2017. This years’ Christmas craft fair takes place in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel on Saturday 25th November, 2017. Join us for a host of over 30 festive stalls under one roof. The range is dazzling; everything from home-baking and gluten free baking to hand-made jewellery, Christmas decorations to hand weaving products, chocolates […]

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 Notices 7th October, 2017

Set Dancing A Beginner’s class in Set Dancing commenced on Monday last 2nd October, at 7.30pm in Heritage Centre, Ardara with Clement Gallagher instructor. This was followed by the usual class from 8.30 pm -10.30pm. Tea and home-bakes will be served at interval. This continues every Monday night. Admission is €5, so why not come […]

The Time Team experience comes to Ardara!

Demo of Doon Fort survey 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 […]

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 […]

Food Ardara

Cuisine in Ardara The long inhabited coastline of Ardara & its hinterland have long had the raw ingredients for a world-class cuisine—icy northern waters yielding fresh fish and shellfish, lush green grass for prime cattle rearing, hillside wild herbs for free-ranging lambs, and traditional skills such as butchering, bread making, along with our ancient preservation […]

‘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. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~