Beginners Line dancing every Thursday in the heritage in the heritage center @ 7pm. Also Zumba Fitness every Tuesday in the heritage center @ 7pm. for more information call Bridget on 087 9130558.
Its with great enthusiasm that we can announce the opening of V2 Boutique by The Verve in Ardara tomorrow 21st of September @ 2pm. ABOUT Mary Meehan formerly Kennedy from Ardconnel, Ardara is opening her latest store under the fashionista brand The Verve in her home town of Ardara. The shop will specialize in […]
It was another successful BBQ We would like to thank Stephen and Mairead Slowey for all their hard work, the Corner house for providing the venue, the staff for providing the great service, all the volunteers for helping with the BBQ, but most important the Bands who volunteered and fantastic people who turned up to […]
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 […]
For everyone out there who either lived or stayed in our wonderful town or either passed through we wish you the most happiest Christmas and a prosperous New Year, for this time of year we have our very own tanya mc cole giving us a we song.
Songs For Grace Tomorrow Friday the 8th @ 9pm Nancy’s will host a small fundraiser for 16 year old Grace Fischer! Many moons ago, Libby (Graces Mam) and her band created a small gospel choir to support a locally run fundraiser for Cancer research… Never Knowing what the future would bring. The lovely people […]
This years 4th Xmas Craft Fair in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel Was another great success!! With over 30 stalls and crafters there on the day it drew a lovely crowd. The organiser Clare Molloy was very happy with the running of the event, There was hot mulled wine & hot mulled juice for everyone coming […]
Kilclooney Country Market Tomorrow 2nd of December see’s the last of the Kilclooney Country Market’s as the festive period warms up. For your last chance to gain that special gift for the significant other or to spoil yourself please join us at the Ardara parish hall from 1pm until 4pm. Raffle for hamper (food + wine) […]
Fly Tying Classes For all the fishing enthusiasts, the Ceili House Ardara are going to be running Fly Tying classes weekly starting Thursday 30th of November at 8.30 pm. This is a great chance for everyone to learn the skills to create your own fly’s and discuss with fellow fisherman the best methods and fly’s that […]
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South of the Border Festival A celebration of the music of Jimmy Kennedy Friday 16th to Sunday 18th of February Jimmy Kennedy’s mother Anna Baskin was an Ardara lady. Born and bred here, she married the local constable Joseph Kennedy in the church of Ireland in 1901. Subsequently, her husband was transferred to […]
Beehive Bar Winter Concert Series As the winter sets in and the nights get longer, the Beehive Bar is happy to announce that we will be running a series of winter concerts to help break up the dreary nights over the next few months. The first in this series is on the 17th of […]
There will be a public meeting on Friday, 24th February at 8.00pm in Nesbitt Arms Hotel, Ardara between anglers, commercial fishermen and all interested on the future of salmon on the Owenea River. We would like to hear all ideas and opinions on how best to revive salmon stocks on the river . All welcome […]
Sunday the 1st of January 2017 A great crowd braved the cold Northerly wind on Sunday last to take part in the annual New Year’s Day Swim (or ‘Jersey Dip’, as it was termed this year). Approximately 250 hardy souls, entered the cold atlantic waters, at low tide with various assortment of Soccer clubs, Donegal […]
Wednesday the 28th of December A great night was had by all last night in the Clubhouse for our annual presentation buffet. Guests of Honour were the 1991 Under-14 and Minor Championship winning teams and management, while the annual Appreciation Award went to Johnny D Earley and Pat O’Donnell, who were so instrumental in bringing […]
Doon Fort to feature on More 4 TV channel Ardal O’Hanlon came to Donegal earlier this summer and amongst the places he visited for his three part series called ‘Ireland with Ardal O’Hanlon’ was the hidden island fortress of Doon Port, near Portnoo, Co. Donegal. This amazing monument was selected as one of the first five monuments […]
Sunday January 1st, 2017 at 3pm sharp! The New Year’s Day Swim promises to be one of the best ever this year, as the Dolmen Centre in conjunction with the Downstrands Family Resource Centre offer a unique take on this 31 year old event. They want to see who the most dedicated and fervent bunch […]
Dolmen Centre Playground to receive play surface revamp Under the CLAR funding announcement yesterday, the above Playground which is insured and maintained by Donegal County Council, received a funding allocation of €8,350 to allow for the replacement of rubber matting. The Playground was constructed in 2006, by the Dolmen Centre Committee, and has been a […]
Friday the 25th of November Friday last saw the launch of the second annual Duchas magazine, in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel. On a frosty night, there was a significant attendance, to see the formal launch by ‘our own’ County Chairman, Cllr. Terence Slowey. Other speakers on the night included Anthony Molloy, Tommy O’Loughlin and the […]
Monday, 7th of November A large crowd turned out to see the Parish League finals on a lovely night for football in Pearse Park. Indeed, the spectacle matched the weather, and all were treated to a fine display of attacking football. 4 matches were played on the night, and the Shield Final saw Cian Boyle […]