Ardara News 27th April 2023

Cup of Tae Festival

The Ardara Cup of Tae Festival takes place this May Bank Holiday weekend, Friday 28th April to Monday 1st May 2023.

This year we honour the wonderful Donna Harkin.

This year’s programme is now available on our Cup of Tae Festival page.

All the year’s festivals are now listed on our Festivals page, and check out our Events page to find out what other events are happening in Ardara.

Darkness Into Light

Darkness Into Light Portnoo 2023, proudly supported by Electric Ireland, starts at 4.15am on the morning of Saturday, May 6th. The 5Km walk starts and finishes at the Dolmen Centre. Registration is online at

Please wear any t-shirts you have from previous years. All funds raised through donations and fundraising will go back to funding the services that Pieta provides, free of charge, to those who need them most.

We look forward to seeing you.

DLDC Employment Outreach

DLDC employment support team can help long term unemployed to get back into full time employment, identify training opportunities, prepare CV and fill out application forms and much more. So if you wish to avail of our service, the Outreach Officer will be in attendance in:

The Community Centre, Ardara, Thursday, May 4th, from 2pm to 4pm.

No appointment necessary. Further enquiries to Siobhan on 087-9981827.

This service is supported by DLDC and is free and totally confidential.

Ardara Day Centre

Could you offer a helping hand to support the elderly in our community? Ardara Day Centre needs committee volunteers. Ardara Day Centre is run by a voluntary committee without which the service would not continue. Our Day Centre need more committee volunteers. Do you have a skill you can lend to your Day Centre committee and help future-proof your local Day Centre such as admin, IT, accounting, marketing, or law?

Please get in touch to see how you can help secure the future of your local Day Centre – Call 087-9459500 for information.


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