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Downstrands Brochure Launch

Monday 4th of July @ 7:30pm Downstrands Community Development group welcomes you to their ‘Tourism Brochure launch’ in the Lake House Hotel, on the 4th of July. There, you can view their vibrant new Brochure, avail of the light refreshments, and enjoy the music provided by the local sensation, ‘The Duck Street Jam Band’. If […]

Mickey Kennedy Memorial Golf cheque presentation

Pictured are David Kelly, Maria Kelly {Secretary}, Rev. John Deane {Treasurer}, Michael Kennedy, James O’ Donnell, (Chairman), from the St. Shanaghan, Sheltered Housing Committee receiving a cheque from Charlene Mc Hugh and Michael Kennedy, for €1,400, proceeds from the Mickey Kennedy Memorial Golf Competition held at Narin and Portnoo Golf Club. Thanks to everyone who […]

Ardara from 35,000 feet!

A bird’s eye view Have you ever wondered what our wee place looked like from above? Well, the attached series of photographs was taken by a Nephew of Ann Polland, Proprietor of Annora Bar in Narin, who operates as a Pilot flying trans Atlantic flights for a well known airline. The photos were taken yesterday […]

Narin commemorates 1916

Killaghtee Marching Band in attendance The wonderful Killaghtee Marching Band will be in Narin from 5 o’clock this coming Sunday the 24th of April, and they will be followed by a Reading of the Proclamation. The commemoration will continue with a BBQ, and appropriate songs and music in Annoras Bar. Please come along and help […]

Annual Paddy McGill Lecture

Annual Paddy McGill Lecture The Heritage Centre was the venue for the latest annual Paddy McGill Lecture on the 19th of March last, which this year saw it’s topic as ‘The revolutionary generation, and other generations in South-west Donegal’. We were extremely fortunate to have Ardara native, and esteemed History Professor, Brendán Mac Suibhne to deliver the […]

Mountain Rescue Quiz

Fundraising Quiz There is a quiz in Nancy’s Bar, Front Street, Ardara this Thursday 7th April in Aid of the Donegal Mountain Rescue Team, hosted by Kevin Maguire and Richard Porter. Teams of 3 or 4. Starts at 9.30 pm. Please feel free to come along and support us for a bit of craic and […]

Ardara celebrates Commemoration

Easter Rising Commemoration A large group of people attended the above event on Sunday last where local historian, Conor Whyte (who was MC for the event) gave a brief detail of the significance of the Rising. This was followed by a minutes silence in remembrance of those who died. Brendan Clabby who lives locally, and […]

Local news, Mar. 24th

Martina Maguire Memorial 10K: The Martina Maguire Memorial 10K takes place on Sunday, 24th April starting at 1pm. Registration will take place at the Parish Centre from 11.30 am. Refreshments afterwards. All funds raised will go to Breast Cancer Research taking place at Letterkenny University Hospital. Kilclooney Country Market: Kilclooney Country Market wishes all our […]

A walk on the ‘Wild side’!

Ardara Walking Festival This festival delivered once again, helped in no small way by the fine weather. A large group of walkers descended on Ardara to savour the views, renew acquaintances, and generally enjoy themselves. John Damien Gallagher and his trusted group of ‘mountain leaders’, must be thanked and complemented on the professional and friendly […]

Rosbeg welcomes St. Patrick

A large crowd of several hundred people, made the walk from the Old School to Dawros Bay House a very social and enjoyable event. The fabulous weather which augmented the breathtaking scenery, made the trip a lovely experience. Thanks must go to the Rosbeg community for organising this annual event, you did yourselves proud yesterday! […]