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Ardara Walking Festival 2017

The Ardara Walking Festival 2017 The Ardara Walking Festival will take place on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th March this year. Organiser John Damian Gallagher has scheduled some excellent walks this year ranging from local to the Poison Glen. For more information, go to https://donegalgathering.com/march/ardara-international-walking-festival/, or contact John Damian on 087-6655828.         […]

Ardara Walking Festival 2017

The Ardara Walking Festival 2017 The Ardara Walking Festival will take place on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th March this year. Organiser John Damian Gallagher has scheduled some excellent walks this year ranging from local to the Poison Glen. For more information, go to https://donegalgathering.com/march/ardara-international-walking-festival/, or contact John Damian on 087-6655828.         […]

Community Notices Sunday 5th March, 2017

Jim Browne’s Testimony Jim Browne’s Testimony about his change of life can be heard in Bruckless next Thursday at 7.30 p.m. and in Kilclooney next Friday at 7.30p.m.   Irish Language Survey A team of volunteers and committee members for the Sliabh A Liag Peninsula language planning areas, will be doing a survey on the […]

Ardara Walking Festival 2017

The Ardara Walking Festival 2017 The Ardara Walking Festival will take place on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th March this year. Organiser John Damian Gallagher has scheduled some excellent walks this year ranging from local to the Poison Glen. For more information, go to https://donegalgathering.com/march/ardara-international-walking-festival/, or contact John Damian on 087-6655828.         […]

National Heritage Week Events

National Heritage Week Events  Wednesday, 24th August Sheskinmore Shoreline Walk: 1.30pm – 5.30pm. Starting at Tramore and crossing the headland onto Ballinreavy Strand and finishing at Sandfield, where a shuttle bus will be available. Bus fee applies. Contact: 087-6468439. Organised by The National Parks and Wildlife Service.     Ardara Community Garden Open Afternoon: 2.00pm […]

Mountain Rescue Quiz

Fundraising Quiz There is a quiz in Nancy’s Bar, Front Street, Ardara this Thursday 7th April in Aid of the Donegal Mountain Rescue Team, hosted by Kevin Maguire and Richard Porter. Teams of 3 or 4. Starts at 9.30 pm. Please feel free to come along and support us for a bit of craic and […]

A walk on the ‘Wild side’!

Ardara Walking Festival This festival delivered once again, helped in no small way by the fine weather. A large group of walkers descended on Ardara to savour the views, renew acquaintances, and generally enjoy themselves. John Damien Gallagher and his trusted group of ‘mountain leaders’, must be thanked and complemented on the professional and friendly […]

Rosbeg welcomes St. Patrick

A large crowd of several hundred people, made the walk from the Old School to Dawros Bay House a very social and enjoyable event. The fabulous weather which augmented the breathtaking scenery, made the trip a lovely experience. Thanks must go to the Rosbeg community for organising this annual event, you did yourselves proud yesterday! […]

These Boots were Made For Walking – Ardara Walking Festival Returns

Ardara Walking Festival Saturday March 19th & Sunday March 20th Ardara‘s annual walking festival returns on Saturday the 19th of March with one of the most exciting programmes in years. Be  guided through some of the most breathtaking and inaccessible, coastal and mountainous areas on the Wild Atlantic Way.  Professional local guides will take you from Port to […]

The Ardara Town Trail

1. The Nesbitt Arms Hotel The Nesbitts from Direltown, The Shire of Berwick, were first granted land on 20th December,1669. They were mainly responsible for Ardara’s development. 2. Heritage Centre Site of the former courthouse. (It was officially opened by President Mary Robinson in 1993). 3. Owentocker River From the Irish “gentle flowing, calm river”. There […]