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Book Your Place for the Walking Festival

Walking Festival Bookings With one week to go, there’s still time to book a place for the Ardara Walking Festival. Spaces are limited and are allocated to those who book in advance. For more information or to book a walk: Email donegalwalkingguide@gmail.com or Phone/text Kevin on 087-6734875 or Click “Reserve a Space” on the Ardara Walking Festival event page on […]

Ardara News 25th Feb 2020

Ardara Walking Festival Registration The Ardara Walking Festival takes place from 13th to 16th March. Spaces are limited and filling up quickly. For more information or to book a walk email donegalwalkingguide@gmail.com or phone/text Kevin on 087-6734875 or click “Reserve a Space” on the Ardara Walking Festival event page on Facebook. Fee including bus to/from walks: €25 for one […]

Ardara News 11th Feb 2020

  South of the Border Festival This Weekend   Friday February 14th Corner House 9pm: The Bard of Ardara An evening of storytelling, music and craic presented by Frank Galligan. Introducing: Patsy O’Hagan, the Bard of Armagh and one of the funniest men around, along with Declan Forde, another Bard of Armagh who presents a unique storytelling pitch. Both […]

South of the Border Next Weekend

  South of the Border Festival Highlights   Friday February 14th Corner House 9pm: The Bard of Ardara An evening of storytelling, music and craic presented by Frank Galligan. Introducing: Patsy O’Hagan, the Bard of Armagh and one of the funniest men around, along with Declan Forde, another Bard of Armagh who presents a unique […]

Ardara News 4th Feb 2020

South of the Border Festival The “South of the Border” Festival takes place from the 14th to 16th of February and celebrates the talents of renowned composer Jimmy Kennedy, whose works include songs like “South of the Border” and “Red Sails in the Sunset”. We also remember and acknowledge the talents of local hero, the […]

Ardara News 5th November 2019

  The Matchmaking Festival The Matchmaking Festival takes place this weekend with events in various venues. There’s a big night Friday night with popular singing star Aoife McDonagh performing in the ballroom followed by the ever popular David James. Saturday features all day matchmaking events throughout the town and a big dance in the Hotel […]

Community Notices 17th September 2019

The Johnny Doherty Festival The Johnny Doherty Festival takes place on the weekend of 27th to 29th September. Friday night is opening night with the Opening Concert in the Beehive at 8pm with Dermot Byrne, Yvonne Casey, Steve Cooney and special guests. There will be Sets and Ceilis in the Heritage Centre at 9.30pm. On Saturday there will […]

Community Notices 6th August 2019

Wild Atlantic Week: Upcoming Events   Tuesday 6th August, 2019 3.00pm: Live Street Music on the Diamond All Day: Bart Whelan Photographic Exhibition in the Heritage Centre All Day: See the Skill of Weaving and Spinning at Molloy’s on the Killybegs Road Great selection of Music in town nightly   Wednesday 7th August, 2019 11.00am: Bus Tour of Donegal 12.00pm: Film on […]

What’s On?

Bluegrass Festival Highlights The Ardara Bluegrass Festival is the place to be this weekend Friday 19th to Sunday 21st July.   Bluegrass Session tonight Friday 19th July Live Bluegrass Session in the Beehive Bar hosted by Mel Corry   Gala Concert Saturday 20th July – The Nesbitt Arms Hotel – 8pm Alecia Nugent & her band King […]