Community Notices 7th August 2018

The Ardara Show Day – Saturday 11th August

Judging in the cattle and pony rings from 10am. At 11am the sheep and horse classes take place.After judging, the giant marquee at the other end of the field will have over 120 classes displaying home produce, photography and painting, arts and crafts, children’s classes and everything from the garden.The Afternoon programme includes a Fun Dog Show, Children’s Sports, Tossing the sheaf, Tug-o-war, Vintage Tractors Display and Birds of Prey.In scenic Sandfield for the fourth year, it is a day not to be missed!The annual Show Dance is on Saturday night in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel.Tickets for the massive prize draw now in sale in local shops.Visit our Ardara Show page for details. 

Wild Atlantic Week

Great events every day this week! Check out our Wild Atlantic Week page for programme of events. A few of the highlights are listed below. 

An Evening at the Green Gate

Today Tuesday 7th August at 6.00pmJoin Paula as she takes you on a tour of the green gardens at the Green Gate. Enjoy tea & scones as you take in the panoramic views.Contact Paula 086 1765431 for more information. 

Craft & Weaving Display

Thursday 9th August 2.00pm : Molloy’s FactoryA trip back in time with a wonderful craft and weaving display at Molloy’s Factory on the Killybegs road. An event not to be missed! 

Bart Whelan Lecture

Thursday 9th August 4.00pm : The Heritage CentreBart Whelan gives a lecture on his photographs currently on display in the Heritage Centre. 

Basket Making & Spinning

Friday 10th August 11.00am – 4.00pm : The Heritage CentreEugene Byrne, famous basket-weaver from Teelin, will be making and teaching basket weaving in the Heritage Centre on Friday 10th August, 11am-4pm. Free drop spindle classes will also take place.Booking essential. €40 for the day including rods which will be supplied.For more information phone Colm: 087 3222910 

Duck Racing on the Owentocker

Friday 10th August 7.00pm : Owentocker RiverThe ducks have been training since the quack of dawn, so they’ll be in beak performance for the race!Duck race begins at 7pm sharp on the bridge beside Nancy’s bar. Ducklines €4 on sale from 6.30pmA Loughros Point Rowing Club fundraiser. Come out and support this great organisation.Contact Teresa 087 9159351 for more information. Visit our Wild Atlantic Week page for full events listing

Plastic! Poison for the Ocean

18th August 5pm – 7pm Leitir Hall. See poster below for details 

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