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Ardara News 18th Feb 2020

Oliver Boyle Memorial 25 Card Drive The Oliver Boyle Memorial 25 Card Drive will take place in the Corner House Bar on this coming Sunday 23rd February at 8pm. All proceeds to the Ardara Resource centre. Everyone welcome.   St. Patrick’s Parade The Ardara St. Patrick’s Parade takes place on Sunday 15th March at 2.30pm.…   ~~~~~~~~  

What’s On?

Tonight at the South of the Border Festival Friday 14th February   The Bard of Ardara Corner House Bar at 9.00pm An evening of storytelling, music and craic, the Bard of Ardara is presented by Frank Galligan. Introducing: Patsy O’Hagan (pictured above) the Bard of Armagh and one of the funniest men around, along with Declan Forde, another Bard of Armagh…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara News 11th Feb 2020

  South of the Border Festival This Weekend   Friday February 14th Corner House 9pm: The Bard of Ardara An evening of storytelling, music and craic presented by Frank Galligan. Introducing: Patsy O’Hagan, the Bard of Armagh and one of the funniest men around, along with Declan Forde, another Bard of Armagh who presents a unique storytelling pitch. Both…   ~~~~~~~~  

South of the Border Next Weekend

  South of the Border Festival Highlights   Friday February 14th Corner House 9pm: The Bard of Ardara An evening of storytelling, music and craic presented by Frank Galligan. Introducing: Patsy O’Hagan, the Bard of Armagh and one of the funniest men around, along with Declan Forde, another Bard of Armagh who presents a unique…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara News 4th Feb 2020

South of the Border Festival The “South of the Border” Festival takes place from the 14th to 16th of February and celebrates the talents of renowned composer Jimmy Kennedy, whose works include songs like “South of the Border” and “Red Sails in the Sunset”. We also remember and acknowledge the talents of local hero, the…   ~~~~~~~~  

Press release on behalf of NPR Community Co-Op. Soc. Ltd. (Dolmen Centre).

The note below has been issued to the media and those standing in the forthcoming election As a Management Committee, we would encourage you to share this widely and promote it, because if it succeeds, it will bring benefits to the whole SW of the county, and be the impetus for many more tourist related…   ~~~~~~~~  

What’s On?

Men’s Shed Art Classes Art classes begin Wednesday 5th February and continue every Wednesday from 1pm to 4pm in the Men’s Shed at Thomas Boyle’s (The Greenhouse). Everyone welcome to join in at any time. For more information phone Colm on: 087-3222910   Beginners Tin Whistle Classes Starting Wednesday 5th February from 2pm to 3pm…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara News 28th January 2020

Comedy Play “Married Bliss” After last year’s very successful comedy play “Don’t Tell The Wife”, it’s all systems go with another comedy play “Married Bliss” which is currently in rehearsals. This hilarious three-act comedy by Sam Cree features a talented cast from the Ardara and Portnoo areas, mostly all of last year’s cast as well…   ~~~~~~~~  

Dolmen Centre create new looped walk at Bonnyglen

Bonnyglen-Tullies Bog Road Walk The Dolmen Centre are delighted to be able to announce the impending arrival of a new walk at Bonnyglen, Loughfad, Portnoo. This 4.2km walkway has seen co-operation between our local Dolmen Centre group and 2 state organisations, namely Donegal County Council and Coillte. In 2019, the Council and the Dolmen Centre…   ~~~~~~~~  

What’s On? Country & Western Weekend Special

  Country & Western Weekend 2020 The Ardara Country & Western Weekend takes place this weekend from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th January.   Stephen Smyth Friday 24th January. Doors open 10.30pm Nesbitt Arms Hotel Phone: 074-9541103   Jiving & Line Dancing Saturday 25th January at 3.00pm Nesbitt Arms Hotel Phone: 074-9541103   Dave Lawlor…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara News 21st January 2020

Country & Western Weekend 2020 The Ardara Country & Western Weekend takes place this weekend from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th January. This year’s headline acts are Stephen Smyth on Friday night and Dave Lawlor on Saturday night, with both dances taking place in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel. There will be live music in all…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara News 14th Jan 2020

  Country & Western Weekend The Ardara Country & Western Weekend takes place from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th January 2020. This year’s headline acts are Stephen Smyth on Friday night and Dave Lawlor on Saturday night, with both dances taking place in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel. There will be live music in all the…   ~~~~~~~~  

Defibrillator Box at the Chemist Awaiting Repair

There is a problem with the defibrillator box at the Chemist in Ardara which we are seeking to repair as soon as possible. The nearest alternative boxes are the Child Care Centre in the car park behind Nancy’s Bar, the Wood School on Pearse Road, or St. Mary’s School on the Glenties Road.     ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara News 7th Jan 2020

  Chernobyl Appeal Siobhan Mc Nelis from Portnoo is looking for your help for her 28th annual Charity Appeal. Items required are; good quality children’s and adults’ clothing, shoes (no high heels), bed linen, towels, adult and children’s nappies, soft toys (no battery operated as they won’t get past customs), toiletries, crutches, walking aids, and…   ~~~~~~~~  

Community in Mourning at Funeral of Mary Ellen Molloy

A large crowd attended the funeral of Mary Ellen Molloy which took place at noon today at the Church of the Holy Family, Ardara. Mary Ellen, 26, passed away on December 20th 2019 as a result of a tragic car accident in Melbourne, where she worked as a nurse. She was a beautiful girl with…   ~~~~~~~~  

What’s On?

  Carol Singing and Cake Sale Sunday 22nd December, Church of the Holy Family, before and after 11 o’clock Mass The children of St. Mary’s National School will perform Christmas carols before and after the 11 o’clock Mass on Sunday 22nd December. There will be a cake sale afterwards in the Parish Centre with mulled…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara News 17th December 2019

Carol Singing and Cake Sale Sunday 22nd December, Church of the Holy Family, before and after 11 o’clock Mass The children of St. Mary’s National School will perform Christmas carols before and after the 11 o’clock Mass on Sunday 22nd December. There will be a cake sale afterwards in the Parish Centre with mulled wine…   ~~~~~~~~  

What’s On?

  Nesbitt Arms Christmas Party The big Christmas Party Night takes place this Saturday 14th December in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel.   Carol Singing and Cake Sale The children of St. Mary’s National School will perform Christmas carols before and after the 11 o’clock mass on Sunday 22nd December. There will be a cake sale…   ~~~~~~~~  

“Wild Atlantic Way” Music Video

Newly Released “Wild Atlantic Way” Music Video Features Narin, Portnoo & Rossbeg The song “Wild Atlantic Way” by John Lindsay and Grainne McGlone creates vivid imagery of wonderful memories of the area around Rossbeg, Narin and Portnoo. This video was shot on location, and although the breathtaking scenery could never be captured in its full glory by…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara News 9th December 2019

Church of Ireland Coffee Morning The Church of Ireland Christmas Coffee Morning takes place this Friday December 13th in Teague’s Bar, West End from 10.30 am. On sale will be cakes, jams, Christmas gifts and surprises, not forgetting a raffle and of course coffee and cake.   Dúchas The 2019 Dúchas is now available to…   ~~~~~~~~