The Present Day, Ardara – Wednesday 9th October 10am-6pmYou’re invited to a charity Coffee Morning in celebration of the gift of life of Teresa Keeney.There will also be a beautiful hamper up for grabs worth over €200, with tickets available in store now. The draw will take place Wednesday evening after the Coffee Morning.All money raised will go to Teresa’s Gift of Life Fund!
Set Dancing Classes for Beginners
Set Dancing classes for beginners will take place in the Heritage Centre every Monday at 7.30pm beginning next Monday 7th October.
20 years Gift of Life Celebration Dance
Teresa Keeney from Crumlin is having a 20 Years Celebration Fundraising Dance next Friday 11th of October in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel with music by Hard 2 Beat and local singers.The fundraiser is for the Donegal Branch of the Irish Kidney Association, the Charlie Bennett Memorial Fund and St. Luke’s Cancer Lodge in Dublin.Teresa is 20 years over her liver transplant on this date, and she will be going door to door in the coming weeks.Tickets are €10 and there will be a raffle on the night. This promises to be a great night of entertainment for worthy causes.
An 8-week Beginners’ Course in Mixed Media.Starting this evening Friday 4th October 2019 at 7pm and continuing every Friday in the Heritage Centre.Cost: €40 per person.For more information or to book a place contact Colm: 087-3222910
The Beehive Sessions
Big session tonight Friday 4th in The Beehive with Jim and Connie and Seana Byrne on fiddles.All musicians, singers, dancers and storytellers welcome as ever.
The Warp and Weft of Heritage Weekend
Taking place from Friday 11th to Sunday 13th October, this year’s Warp and Weft of Heritage weekend celebrates the rich cultural history and folklore of Donegal, and how it provided the spark of inspiration to Disney screenwriter Lawrence Edward Watkin, who adapted literary fairy tales as the basis for the screenplay “Darby O’Gill and the Little People”.The weekend of talks and activities will delve into the story behind the film and explore the fact, fiction and folklore, Watkin’s visit to Ardara in 1947 and the film’s premiere in 1959.Visit our Warp and Weft of Heritage page for this year’s packed programme of events including talks, film screening, storytelling, exhibitions, and a fascinating field trip.