Ardara Community Notices 10th April 2018

Ronan Whyte wins IBSF U18 Snooker Title

The first ever All Donegal Snooker Final was played at the third RIBSA U18 qualification ranking event for the 2018 IBSF World U18 Championships on Saturday last 7th April in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow.In the Final Ronan beat his club mate Sean Devenney 3 frames to nil to take the title. They competed against each other for the title after both players had excellent wins in their semi finals when Ronan beat Ross Bulman from Cork 3-2 and Sean beat Aaron Hill from Crucible SC 3-2. 

Ardara Major Annual Cleanup

The spring cleanup of the Parish roads and laneways will take place this Saturday 14th April. We ask everyone to please make a small contribution to our environment by giving an hour to clean the roads. Collection bags and gloves will be available at the meeting point, the Ardara Community Centre, at 11am on Saturday 14th April. All full bags of rubbish will be collected later in the day. 

Concert in the Beehive

A special concert will take place in the Beehive Bar this Saturday night 14th April at 9.00pm with multi instrumentalist Tim Edey

”Cup of Tae” Festival honours Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh

The “Cup of Tae” Festival this year will honour Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh and as of now seats are going fast for the Opening Concert in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel on Friday 4th May. It is expected all of the group Altan will be along also, as will many top stars who plan to attend to honour this lovely lady.To make sure of your seat please contact Stephen on 087 2424590 or the Nesbitt Arms Hotel or email glenardfish@eircom.netVisit the Cup of Tae website for further information. 

Well done John

Congratulations to our local Chemist John Kelly who has installed a new 24/7 outdoor ATM machine at the Chemist Shop. This is much appreciated as our friendly bank Ulster Bank will be removing their ATM shortly. Thanks John for this much needed service as we are a busy tourist town and an outdoor ATM is vital to the area. 

Pop Up Art Day

We will be having another Pop Up Art day on Saturday the 14th of April. Meeting at the Heritage Centre, Ardara at 11am. Finished about 3 or 4. Weather permitting.We will spend the morning sketching outside, otherwise we will be painting still life indoors. All materials provided.€10 per adult, €5 senior citizens, children u12 go free. Please note children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.For more information call Colm 087 322 2910 or Eimear 0868337123 or Lauren 087 251 1115.


Ulster Bank Drop in Service

Eve Curran Community Banker continues to offer a drop-in service at Shanaghan House every Wednesday 11-1. Eve is also available by email and phone and will continue to offer one to one appointments at customers’ homes or suitable meeting place by arrangement if needed.The Mobile Bank service continues its operation as usual and customers can also avail of An Post facilities as normal. CommunityBanker services: One to one Financial Health Checks, Assisting with general accounts queries, products and services, Alternative ways to bank safely, including registering for online banking, Fraud and scam awareness/digital safety, arrange one to one appointments if you prefer.Eve can be reached on 087 1926529 and 

Check out some of our sponsors: