Ardara News 22nd September 2022

The Johnny Doherty Festival

There’s another busy weekend up ahead as the annual Johnny Doherty Festival makes its post-Covid return with a variety of events between Friday and Sunday.

The programme of events is available on our Johnny Doherty Festival page.

Duchas Magazine

Articles are now being taken for the Duchas Magazine which is always out at Christmas each year. Get your articles ready and you can leave them in Diver’s for collection or send by email to

Road Closure

In Glenties, the R250 from the junction of R252 to junction of N56 will be closed from Thursday 22nd to Saturday 24th September 2022.

Traffic at Fintown will be diverted via Doochary (R252) — R252 / N56 Junction at Croaghnashallog — Lettermacaward (N56) — Glenties (N56). Traffic at Glenties will be diverted via Lettermacaward (N56) – R252 / N56 Junction at Croaghnashallog — Doochary (R252) — Fintown (R252).


There was no winner of this week’s jackpot. The numbers drawn were 4, 9, 13 and 22.

Nearest were Aidan McHugh, Glengesh and Kathleen Bennett, Kentucky.

Next week’s jackpot stands at €5,500.


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