Festivals & Events

Festivals

Country & Western Festival

Country & Western Festival

Thu 2nd Feb - 6th Feb 2023
Various Times
Ardara
A weekend celebrating the best in country music.
Ardara Walking Festival 2023

Ardara Walking Festival 2023

Fri 17th Mar - 19th Mar 2023
Various Times
The Heritage Centre
A variety of stunning guided walks for all abilities.
St. Patrick's Parade

St. Patrick's Parade

Sun 19th Mar
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Ardara
The St. Patrick's Parade The Parade takes place on Sunday 19th March, starting at 3.30pm from the Church Car Park and all participants are asked to be there before 3pm. Shop Window Display The Cup for the best window display...
The Cup of Tae Festival

The Cup of Tae Festival

Fri 28th Apr - 1st May 2023
Various Times
Ardara
The famous traditional music festival celebrating renowned fiddler John “the tae” Gallagher. Donna Harkin will be Guest of Honour at the Cup of Tae Festival 2023. The festival features concerts, fiddle classes, workshops, schools of music & street music all...

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Play: The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley

Play: The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley

Fri 27th Jan - 29th Jan 2023
8:00 pm
Ardara GAA Grounds
After a lapse of two years the GAA Drama Group are back with another hilarious comedy play called “The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley”. This is a three act comedy play by Jimmy Keary and the cast are all local....
Donegal GAP Heritage & History Meeting

Donegal GAP Heritage & History Meeting

Sun 29th Jan
12:00 pm
Catholic Church Parish Centre
The first 2023 monthly meeting of Donegal G.A.P. Heritage and History Group will be held on Sunday, 29th January at 12 noon in the Parish Centre, Ardara.
Crampsey & Cavanagh Live

Crampsey & Cavanagh Live

Fri 3rd Feb
9:00 pm
The Beehive Bar
Two of Ireland's Leading Songwriters in an Evening of Song and Story While Patsy Cavanagh is famous for composing "Home to Donegal" (the lights of London), Shunie Crampsey also has a number of popular tunes to his credit. Admission €10
Narin Beach Parkrun

Narin Beach Parkrun

Sat 4th Feb
9:30 am
Narin
A free, weekly, timed 5k walk/jog/run at 9:30 am every Saturday. Open to all ages and abilities. Organised entirely by volunteers. Friendly and fun. Join us! Register at parkrun.ie Facebook Page www.parkrun.ie/narinbeach/
Live Music in The Beehive

Live Music in The Beehive

Fri 3rd Mar
9:00 pm
The Beehive Bar
Live music in the Beehive every Friday.
Narin Beach Parkrun

Narin Beach Parkrun

Sat 4th Mar
9:30 am
Narin
A free, weekly, timed 5k walk/jog/run at 9:30 am every Saturday. Open to all ages and abilities. Organised entirely by volunteers. Friendly and fun. Join us! Register at parkrun.ie Facebook Page www.parkrun.ie/narinbeach/
St. Patrick's Parade

St. Patrick's Parade

Sun 19th Mar
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Ardara
The St. Patrick's Parade The Parade takes place on Sunday 19th March, starting at 3.30pm from the Church Car Park and all participants are asked to be there before 3pm. Shop Window Display The Cup for the best window display...
Narin Beach Parkrun

Narin Beach Parkrun

Sat 1st Apr
9:30 am
Narin
A free, weekly, timed 5k walk/jog/run at 9:30 am every Saturday. Open to all ages and abilities. Organised entirely by volunteers. Friendly and fun. Join us! Register at parkrun.ie Facebook Page www.parkrun.ie/narinbeach/
Live Music in The Beehive

Live Music in The Beehive

Fri 7th Apr
9:00 pm
The Beehive Bar
Live music in the Beehive every Friday.

Full Listing

Jan 2023

Friday January 27th - Sunday January 29th at 8:00 pm
Play: The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley

Sunday January 29th at 12:00 pm
Donegal GAP Heritage & History Meeting

Feb 2023

Thursday February 2nd - Monday February 6th at Various Times
Country & Western Festival

Friday February 3rd at 9:00 pm
Crampsey & Cavanagh Live

Saturday February 4th at 9:30 am
Narin Beach Parkrun

Mar 2023

Friday March 3rd at 9:00 pm
Live Music in The Beehive

Saturday March 4th at 9:30 am
Narin Beach Parkrun

Friday March 17th - Sunday March 19th at Various Times
Ardara Walking Festival 2023

Sunday March 19th at 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
St. Patrick's Parade

Apr 2023

Saturday April 1st at 9:30 am
Narin Beach Parkrun

Friday April 7th at 9:00 pm
Live Music in The Beehive

Friday April 28th - Monday May 1st at Various Times
The Cup of Tae Festival

Saturday April 29th at 9:30 am
Narin Beach Parkrun

May 2023

Friday May 5th at 9:00 pm
Live Music in The Beehive

Jun 2023

Friday June 2nd at 9:00 pm
Live Music in The Beehive

Jul 2023

Friday July 7th at 9:00 pm
Live Music in The Beehive

Friday July 21st - Sunday July 23rd at Various Times
Ardara Bluegrass Festival

Aug 2023

Saturday August 5th - Saturday August 12th at Various Times
Wild Atlantic Festival

Saturday August 12th at Various Times
Ardara Agricultural Show

Sep 2023

Friday September 22nd - Sunday September 24th at Various Times
The Johnny Doherty Festival

Nov 2023

Friday November 10th - Sunday November 12th at Various Times
The Matchmaking Festival

Dec 2023

Thursday December 28th at 9:00 pm
Poor Farmers Auction - Teagues Bar