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Community Notices

Scor na nOg Ardara G.A.A. club are holding Scor na nOg in the clubhouse on Friday 11th of November at 7.30pm. Competitions in solo singing, recitation, ballad and instrumental groups, historical presentation, ceili and set dancing and quiz teams. Competitors must be under 17 on 1st January 2017. If you are interested, please contact Helen […]

Ardara Matchmaking Weekend Friday 4th – Sunday 6th November

Ardara Matchmaking Weekend Friday November 4th  to Sunday November 6th  Enjoy the fun of Ardara at this wonderful weekend in Ardara. Meet our matchmakers, join in traffic lights dating and sample our love potions and enjoy the many other events of the Ardara Matchmaking Festival. Big Bands in Town Nesbitt Arms Hotel Friday 4th November […]

Community Notices

HALLOWEEN FANCY DRESS DISCO There will be a Halloween Fancy Dress Disco for all primary school children in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel onFriday, 28th October. Lots of prizes for best costumes etc.       SET DANCING IN THE HERITAGE CENTRE Sets, Ceili on Bank Holiday Monday 31st October, begining at 8pm. Music by Ceili […]

Balor Theatre Company Comes To Ardara

COMEDY IN THE HERITAGE CENTRE Balor Rep Theatre Company presents Fly Me To The Moon  By Marie Jones. Directed by Kieran Quinn. With Cathleen Bradley and Orla Mullan. Sunday October 9th in The Heritage Centre Ardara, at 8.00pm –And– Saturday October 8th Halla Mhuire, Gleann Cholm Cille, at 8.30pm For Booking Queries:  (071) 9851375 This play stars popular local actor […]

Jiving Classes Return

Jiving Classes Return On Thursday September 29th at 8.30 pm, the very popular jiving sessions return to the Heritage Centre. Everyone is welcome, and whether you just enjoy a while jiving, waltzing and maybe a few other dances thrown in or if you are interested in learning to dance, all are welcome to enjoy the […]

Nathan Carter

Nathan Carter People from the region are welcome to join Nathan Carter for the recording of his new TV series, featuring special guests, music and chat, at the Knocknarea Arena Sligo (Sligo IT), any dates between August 30th and September 2nd.  For tickets, please email: tickets@www.tickets.ie

Ardara to honour Martin McGinley at 2017 Cup of Tae Festival

Ardara to honour Martin McGinley at the 2017 Cup of Tae Festival The Cup of Tae Festival Committee has just announced that the famous Donegal fiddler Martin McGinley will be honoured at the 2017 Cup of Tae festival, which will take place here in Ardara from April 28th to May 1st 2017 ( May bank […]

Downstrands Brochure Launch

Monday 4th of July @ 7:30pm Downstrands Community Development group welcomes you to their ‘Tourism Brochure launch’ in the Lake House Hotel, on the 4th of July. There, you can view their vibrant new Brochure, avail of the light refreshments, and enjoy the music provided by the local sensation, ‘The Duck Street Jam Band’. If […]

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 […]