Ardara Walking Festival
The Ardara Walking Festival takes place St. Patrick’s Weekend Friday 15th March – Monday 18th March 2019. There are excellent hill walks on offer and there’s great interest in this year’s walking routes.
Registration: Friday 15th March 6pm-9pm in the Heritage Centre. Facebook users can let the organisers know if they’ll be attending registration on the Hillwalking Registration Event page.
Walks take place Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th March, and this year’s highlights include the spectacular Sliabh Liag, One Man’s Pass, Paradise Beach, Granny Glen, and Maghera.
St. Patrick’s Parade
The St. Patrick’s Parade takes place on Monday 18th March. A very special person who has made an amazing contribution to the Ardara Community leads this year’s Parade.
Calling for Floats: We have quite a number of bands coming and we now need floats so we are asking the people of the community and businesses to assist. Please put in a float in this year’s Parade. For more information contact Margaret on 087 2023033.
New Business in Town
The good wishes of the Community go to Celine Gallagher and Joe Sweeney on the opening of their new accommodation business Ardhill House on the Diamond. We wish them both the very best on their new Adventure!
CLG Ard an Ratha 5K
The GAA have a 5K on St. Patrick’s Day at 1pm. Registration from 12 noon in the Clubhouse and everyone welcome. Membership is now due for the coming year and can be bought in Diver’s.
New 5 week course starting Tuesday 5th March in the Heritage Centre at 7pm.
Course costs €35 or pay €10 as you go. All welcome. Contact Bridget 087-9130558
Youth Worker Vacancy – CE Position
Narin Portnoo Rosbeg CE Project have a vacancy for Youth Worker, attached to Downstrands Family Resource Centre, in the Dolmen Centre.
Community Employment criteria apply and CE participant can avail of training to up-skill while on the Project.
To apply for the above, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 074-9545010 during office hours.
Comedy Play in Leitir Hall
The Island Wake is a hilarious comedy, recalling an island paradise free from traffic and such dangers. Many humorous stories and sayings from the Island folk are deftly woven into the nostalgic tale of Island life and wit.
Fundraising for St. Brigid’s Hall and Church of Ireland, Leitir.
Doors open from 7.30pm. Admission €10 at the door.
Upcoming masses in the Church of the Holy Family for those viewing on the Church webcam.
Wednesday 6th March
10 am – Gertrude Gildea
7.30pm – Hugh Francis & Maggie Maloney
Thursday 7th March
10 am – Rose & Hugh Byrne
7.30pm – Months Mind Carmel Maloney
Friday 8th March
7.30pm – James Daniel Gallagher
Saturday 9th March
12.30pm – Confirmation Ceremony
7.30pm – James, Nancy and Cassie Gallagher