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Ardara Community Notices 19th June 2018

Ulster Bank Community Bank Ulster Bank’s Community Banker, Eve Curran is on 2 weeks holiday, returning on Monday 2nd July. She will return to her weekly drop-in Wednesday 4th July from 11am to 1pm at St. Shanaghan House in Ardara. Eve provides the following services; Assisting with online banking set up or queries One to…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara Community Notices 12th June 2018

Brackeys got Talent The pupils of Brackey National School are performing “Brackey’s Got Talent” concert this Sunday the 17th of June at 4.00 pm in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel. Come and support the children as they show off their talents.   The Bluegrass Festival The Bluegrass Festival takes place 20th to 22nd July and the…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara Community Notices 5th June 2018

Owenea FM’s Annual Evening of Music Owenea FM’s annual evening of music takes place at the Nesbitt Arms Hotel on this Thursday June 7th. The event attracts hundreds of music and dance fans and is staged each year to raise funds for the popular station which broadcasts each weekend to Ardara, Glenties and Portnoo on 100.8…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara Community Notices 29th May 2018

Summer Lights Festival See Festival Page for full programme of events The Summer Lights Festival takes place this June Bank Holiday weekend 1st to 4th June. This festival incorporates a weekend of events with an international flavour. The committee thank Gallagher’s Bakery who are sponsoring this year’s Festival. This new festival replaces the Melting Pot…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara Community Notices 22nd May 2018

Parish Clean Up The GAA are organising a Parish Clean-Up on this coming Saturday 26th May. Anyone wishing to give a hand for a few hours to meet at the GAA Clubhouse that morning at 11am.   Summer Lights Festival The Summer Lights Festival is on the June Bank Holiday weekend 1st to 3rd June.…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara Community Notices 8th May 2018

“Cup of Tae” 2018 There are many reasons why this was the most outstanding festival of all time in Ardara. The weather was brilliant, Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh as special guest was just unbelievable and the quality of music and the massive number of musicians was amazing. But behind the scenes, there were many unsung heroes…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara Community Notices 1st May 2018

“Cup of Tae” Festival The biggest “Cup of Tae” Festival of all time is expected this weekend in Ardara! World renowned traditional musician Mairéad Ní­ Mhaonaigh will be the special guest of honour at the opening concert in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel on Friday night at 8pm. Mairead will be joined on stage by the…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara Community Notices 24th April 2018

Ardara radio station back on air OweneaFM, the community radio station based at Kentucky, Ardara, was broadcasting again. following its transmitter being repositioned at Doohill after discussions with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. Any listeners to the radio on 100.8, who previously received the station, but now have difficulty, should contact info@oweneafm.com or speak to…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara Community Notices 16th April 2018

Quiz Winners Congratulations to the Boys from St Mary’s NS on their win in the Ulster Pioneer Quiz Final in Doneyloop on Saturday 14th April. The school now goes forward to the All Ireland in Mullingar in two weeks time. Best Wishes. Well done Miss Finnerty, Michael, Daniel, Peter, Ronan and Dylan!   Thank You The…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara Community Notices 10th April 2018

Ronan Whyte wins IBSF U18 Snooker Title The first ever All Donegal Snooker Final was played at the third RIBSA U18 qualification ranking event for the 2018 IBSF World U18 Championships on Saturday last 7th April in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow. In the Final Ronan beat his club mate Sean Devenney 3…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara Community Notices 3rd April 2018

Fashion Show with a Twist A Fashion Show with a twist will be held in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel on Sunday next 8th April at 3pm in aid of the Ardara Day Centre. Good as new fashion for both adults and children. There will be a prize for the funniest outfit! Admission €5 plus a…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara Community Notices 27th March 2018

Kilclooney Country Market Kilclooney Country Market is having their first Market of the year In Inniskeel Hall on Easter Saturday the 31st of March from 11am until 1 o’clock Fashion Show with a Twist A Fashion Show with a twist will be held in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel on Sunday 8th April at 3pm. Good…   ~~~~~~~~  

CLÁR 2018 Funding

CLÁR 2018 Funding Allocation Announced The  Department of Rural and Community Development have recently announced a funding allocation of €5m under CLAR 2018 which may be of interest to  various Community Groups/ Organisations and Schools within the CLAR Areas. CLAR 2018 funding  will provide funding under the following  three Measures: Measure 1 – Support for…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara Community Notices 20th March

Ardara Parade an Outstanding Success The Ardara Parade on Sunday last was a truly brilliant success. Grand Marshall Kathleen Sheerin was just wonderful in the role as leader of the Parade. St Patrick Tony Breslin has made this position very much his own and does a wonderful job following in the footsteps of his never…   ~~~~~~~~  

Doon Fort to Feature on RTE’s Nationwide

Doon Fort to Feature on RTE’s Nationwide Eileen Magnier from RTÉ has been in touch to say that the filming that took place on Doon Fort last September will be aired on RTÉ Nationwide this Wednesday (21st March 2018) at 7.00pm. The Ardara GAP Heritage and History Group along with sixty-four volunteers from all over…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara Community Notices: 12th March 2018

  Ardara Walking Festival The Ardara Walking Festival takes place on this weekend Sat 17th and Sun 18th March. The Saturday walks are: Port to Maghera 13 Km which takes 7 hours and Port to Glenhead 7 Km which takes 5 hours. Sunday walks are: Slieveatooey Walk starting at the beach in Maghera 8 Kms…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara Walking Weekend: 16th – 18th March 2018

St Patrick’s Weekend 2018 Ardara International Walking Festival Ardara’s renowned Walking Festival with Short, Medium & Strenuous Walks. Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March 2018. Saturday 17th March A. Walk Port to Maghera One of the best coastal walks in Ireland. 13Km, 620m ascent, 7 hours B. Walk Port to Glenhead Another stunning coastal walk…   ~~~~~~~~  

Ardara Community Notices: 9th March 2018

Ardara St. Patrick’s Day Parade The Ardara Parade is on Sunday March 18th, and we have a large number of bands coming, but we need local floats. We are asking all business people to try and get a float in the parade to make this another special event. This year the Parade celebrates 33 years…   ~~~~~~~~  

Cardiac First Responders Ardara

Cardiac First Responder  volunteers are urgently need in and around the Ardara Area Training, uniform and equipment will be provided in return for a community to respond, as and when you can, to help save lives in our community. there will be ongoing support and the opportunity to meet on a monthly basis for the…   ~~~~~~~~