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Ardara Notes 19th June, 2017

     Wild Atlantic Festival The brochures for this festival are now available at the heritage centre. There are some great events taking place during this festival, and in particular the visit of the Wexford Children’s Theatre on the Saturday August 5th, where a wonderful event for children takes place in the car park. ( http://www.wildatlanticway.com/trip-planner )   […]

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.         […]

Packie Manus Byrne Centenary Weekend 17 – 19 February, 2017

Packie Manus Byrne Centenary Weekend 17 – 19 February, 2017 On what would have been Packie Manus Byrne’s 100th birthday, friends and family of the legendary folksinger, musician, songwriter and storyteller from Donegal are gathering in Ardara to celebrate the life, songs and music of an extraordinary man. Born on 18th February 1917 in Corkermore, […]

The First Big Event of 2017 – The Country and Western Festival 20th – 22nd January 2017

Forewarned – The First Big Event of 2017 – The Country and Western Festival    20th – 22nd January 2017  This event this time promises to be a truly great event with so much organised. Entertainment in many venues in town in the afternoon and nightly. Top line dancers from home and further afield will […]

Packie Manus Byrne Centenary Weekend 17 – 19 February, 2017

Packie Manus Byrne Centenary Weekend 17 – 19 February, 2017 On what would have been Packie Manus Byrne’s 100th birthday, friends and family of the legendary folksinger, musician, songwriter and storyteller from Donegal are gathering in Ardara to celebrate the life, songs and music of an extraordinary man. Born on 18th February 1917 in Corkermore, […]

Doon Fort to Feature on ‘Ireland with Ardal O’Hanon’

Doon Fort to feature on More 4 TV channel Ardal O’Hanlon came to Donegal earlier this summer and amongst the places he visited for his three part series called ‘Ireland with Ardal O’Hanlon’ was the hidden island fortress of Doon Port, near Portnoo, Co. Donegal. This amazing monument was selected as one of the first five monuments […]

CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR At The Nesbitt Arms Hotel

Christmas Craft Fair The third Christmas craft fair in The Nesbitt Arms Hotel will be taking place on Saturday 26th November 2016. So if you’re a confirmed shopaholic or have a complete phobia about shopping, this is the place for you. If you love shopping, it’s the chance to browse and enjoy the unique work […]

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 […]

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 […]

Guided Tour of Granny Kate’s Cottage – National Heritage Week

   A Guided Tour of Granny Kate’s Thatched Cottage Guided tours of Granny Kate’s thatched cottage, a truly authentic Irish thatched cottage located in a picture postcard setting near the entrance to the spectacular Glengesh Pass in South Donegal.  The cottage has been restored to its former glory, retaining almost every detail of its original […]