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Community Notices 18th June 2019

Bart Whelan Photographic Exhibition The Bart Whelan Photographic Exhibition will be officially opened by Desmond Campbell in the Heritage Centre on Friday 28th June at 8.30pm. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. All are welcome.   John Molloy’s Reunion A reunion for all former John Molloy (Ardara) Ltd. workers will take place on…   ~~~~~~~~  

What’s on Around Ardara?

  Dry Stone Walling Workshop Saturday 15th June 9am – 5pm Learn the art of dry stone walling from expert stonemasons Patsy McInaw and Jim Fahy with the restoration of an old market garden wall at Woodhill. Suitable for all abilities. See the Tír Chonaill Stone Festival page for details or call Louise 0873223965. Tickets…   ~~~~~~~~  

Community Notices 11th June 2019

Tír Chonaill Stone Festival The Tír Chonaill Stone Festival takes place in Ardara this year from Thursday June 13th to Sunday June 16th. This is a fun, hands-on event packed with community spirit, featuring: • Dry Stone Walling Workshops • Stone Carving • Art Drawing • Talks • Music • Heritage Tour Visit our festival page for more…   ~~~~~~~~  

Cllr. Terence Slowey Retirement Function

Farewell Night for an Outstanding Ardara Man There will be a special Farewell Night for our retiring Councillor Terence Slowey on Friday 7th June in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel. Terence was a great servant to the community of Ardara and made a huge contribution to the community over the past 18 years as the Councillor for…   ~~~~~~~~  

Community Notices 4th June 2019

Tír Chonaill Stone Festival The Tír Chonaill Stone Festival takes place in Ardara this year for the first time. The popular heritage festival will take place between Thursday June 13th and Sunday June 16th. This growing heritage event is based around the stone crafts of ancient Ireland. Attendees of the festival will learn from top craftspeople…   ~~~~~~~~  

Today’s Summer Lights Events

Today’s Summer Lights Festival Events Sunday 2nd June   Afternoon Tea on The Diamond The Diamond – 1.00pm Sheila invites everyone to afternoon tea at Ardhill Guesthouse Yard in the company of hosts Joe and Celine. There will be an honesty box and all donations will go to raising funds for a new tennis court…   ~~~~~~~~  

Summer Lights Events

Summer Lights kicks off tonight Friday 31st June for what promises to be an exciting weekend of cooking, baking, food & drink, live music and entertainment! Friday 31st June 2019   Summer Lights Food Extravaganza: POSTPONED Due to unforeseen circumstances, Summer Lights Celebrity Cookery Demonstration has been POSTPONED until further notice. The Nesbitt Arms apologises for…   ~~~~~~~~  

Cookery Demonstration Postponed

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Summer Lights Celebrity Cookery Demonstration has been POSTPONED until further notice. The Nesbitt Arms apologises for any inconvenience this has caused.  Please contact the hotel for refunds of tickets purchased. Nesbitt Arms Hotel 074-9541103.   ~~~~~~~~  

Community Notices 28th May 2019

Friday Night Cookery Demonstration POSTPONED Update: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Summer Lights Celebrity Cookery Demonstration has been POSTPONED until further notice. The Nesbitt Arms apologises for any inconvenience this has caused.  Please contact the hotel for refunds of tickets purchased. Nesbitt Arms Hotel 074-9541103.   “Lovin’ the Hills” Guided Hill Walk The Ardara Hillwalkers will…   ~~~~~~~~  

Community Notices 21st May 2019

Celebrity Cookery Demonstration Tickets are now on sale for the Summer Lights Festival Celebrity Cookery Demonstration which will take place in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel on Friday 31st May from 7pm. Some of the finest chefs in the country will give food and cooking demonstrations. The lineup of award winning chefs includes: Anthony Armstrong – Culinary Director, Taste of…   ~~~~~~~~  

Keys Found

Two sets of keys have been handed in to Diver’s recently. One is keys for a Volkswagen and the other set is for a flat and has “flat”  written on the card attached. The owners can collect them at Diver’s Newsagent.     ~~~~~~~~  

Community Notices 14th May 2019

Summer Lights Festival The Summer Lights Festival takes place in Ardara on the June Bank Holiday weekend. Some of this year’s highlights include:   Celebrity Cookery Demonstration Tickets will be on sale this weekend for the Summer Lights Festival Celebrity Cookery Demonstration which will take place in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel on Friday 31st May…   ~~~~~~~~  

Friday Updates

Red Squirrels West of Ardara Biodiversity Week at Sheskinmore Nature Reserve. Talk and guided walk with Michael Stinson, Ulster Wildlife. Saturday 25th May 2019 at 12.00 Midday. McGlinchey’s Centre, Sandfield, Ardara. Turn off at L7743. Further information: Emer Magee, NPWS, emer.magee@chg.gov.ie, 087-6468439. No booking required but spaces are limited.   Flotto Draw – 6th May…   ~~~~~~~~  

Community Notices 7th May 2019

Cup of Tae Festival a Huge Success One of the most outstanding festivals of all time was experienced in Ardara this weekend, with musicians from all parts of the world descending on Ardara from Thursday onwards for the Cup of Tae Festival. Bríd Harper was special guest this year and was truly outstanding. Canadian musicians…   ~~~~~~~~  

Community Notices 30th April 2019

”Cup of Tae” Festival The “Cup of Tae” Festival takes place this bank holiday weekend and looks set to be a huge weekend with a great influx of tourists expected. There will be a variety of music, sessions, concerts etc. on offer over the weekend, and there will be free Irish music in all the…   ~~~~~~~~  

Friday Updates

Tidy Towns Ardara has once again entered the Tidy Towns competition and we need a great effort from everyone in helping make our town look good. It would be so important if owners of property in the town painted the outside of their premises. It would be very much appreciated and would make a huge…   ~~~~~~~~  

Community Notices 23rd April 2019

Ardara GAA 10 Week Draw The Ardara GAA Club are organising a 10 week club development draw with €25,000 in prize money with tickets being sold for €100. This is for future facilities at the club. There will be 10 draws with weekly prizes of €1000, €500, €400, €300, €200 and €100. There will be…   ~~~~~~~~  

Doon Fort Update Talk, 23 April, 2019

Join us this evening Tuesday 23rd April at 7.30pm at the Dolmen Centre, Kilclooney, for an update and presentation on the research carried out so far on Doon Fort. Archaeologist Paula Harvey will present the findings of the archaeological survey work carried out as part of the Adopt a Monument scheme, discuss conservation and bring…   ~~~~~~~~  

Community Notices 16th April 2019

Ardara Cleanup Day Saturday 20th April There will be a Parish Cleanup from today Tuesday 16th to Saturday 20th April in Ardara with the Big Cleanup Day on Saturday. Please come out and collect litter in your area. If everyone did a mile around their area, it would be great. Gloves and bags will be available from…   ~~~~~~~~  

Advertising with Ardara.ie.

If you would like to advertise with us for the upcoming year, from 1st of May 2019 until April 30th 2020, you can contact Brian on 087.7474775.  At a cost of €50, all adverts contain A story or background of your business. Custom layout. Information of contact details, business hours. Directions to the business. Gallery…   ~~~~~~~~