Community Notices Thursday 19th October, 2017

Halloween Fancy Dress Fun for all the family in St. Bridget’s Hall, Lettermacaward on Sunday, 29th October from 4 to 6 p.m.  with prizes, games and free goodie bags. €2 per child or €5 per family.  Hope to see you there ! Matchmaking Weekend The Matchmaking Weekend is taking place from Friday, November 10th to…   ~~~~~~~~  

‘The Warp and Weft of Heritage’ Weekend:

Fri. the 13th to Sun. the 15th of October This weekend sees the second annual ‘Warp and Weft of Heritage’ Weekend taking place in Ardara and the greater GAP area. On Friday evening at 8pm in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel ,the weekend will be launched by Joe McHugh TD, Minister of State at the Department…   ~~~~~~~~  

Slowey Family Barbecue – was a successful fundraiser !

Slowey Family Barbecue  The family of the late Gerard & Margaret Slowey held a huge barbecue recently in Ardara to raise funds for Cancer Care West and two local charities: Ardara Resource Centre and Downstrands Womens Centre.  Aine, Mairead and Anthony along with friends and neighbours presented one of the best barbecues ever and we…   ~~~~~~~~  

Community Notices Monday 9th October, 2017

Good Luck Eileen: The Oral Health Awards aims to recognise excellence and endeavour in oral care in Ireland and the UK, and Eileen is nominated for the Best Children’s Care and Best Community Initiative awards.  She is the founder of Smiley Eileey’s Oral Health Promotions, and she visits preschools and national schools across Donegal to…   ~~~~~~~~  

Community Notices 7th October, 2017

Set Dancing A Beginner’s class in Set Dancing commenced on Monday last 2nd October, at 7.30pm in Heritage Centre, Ardara with Clement Gallagher instructor. This was followed by the usual class from 8.30 pm -10.30pm. Tea and home-bakes will be served at interval. This continues every Monday night. Admission is €5, so why not come…   ~~~~~~~~  

The Time Team experience comes to Ardara!

Demo of Doon Fort survey The first ever geophysical, photogrammetry and topographic surveys will take place on Doon Fort from the 2nd to the 6th October. “Looking Beneath the Soil to See into the Past – Geophysical Prospection in Archaeology” A Wee Bit of Time Team Stuff! A public demonstration of the survey equipment and…   ~~~~~~~~  

Community Notes 26th September, 2017

Doon Fort Surveys The first ever geophysical, photogrammetry and topographic surveys will take place on Doon Fort from the 2nd to the 6th October.   “Looking Beneath the Soil to See into the Past – Geophysical Prospection in Archaeology” A Wee Bit of Time Team Stuff!  A public demonstration of the survey equipment and methodology…   ~~~~~~~~  

Food Ardara

Cuisine in Ardara The long inhabited coastline of Ardara & its hinterland have long had the raw ingredients for a world-class cuisine—icy northern waters yielding fresh fish and shellfish, lush green grass for prime cattle rearing, hillside wild herbs for free-ranging lambs, and traditional skills such as butchering, bread making, along with our ancient preservation…   ~~~~~~~~  

Community Notices Monday 18th September, 2017

DOWNSTRANDS FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE There are still spaces left on the following courses: Essential IT Skills on Tuesdays from 12.00 – 2.00 p.m. This course is  FREE and a date for it will be arranged when we have sufficient numbers. Sign Language Thursday 21st Sept 7.30 – 9.30 p.m. Archaeology: Starting Friday 29th Sept 10.00…   ~~~~~~~~  

Community Notices Monday 11th September, 2017

Popular Family Member Month’s Mind One of the largest crowds ever gathered in the Church of the Holy Family Ardara, on Friday September 1st for the month’s mind of John Gavigan of Dublin and formerly of Crucknagapple. John was a member of the Gardai until his retirement and was loved by all who knew him. Many…   ~~~~~~~~