Ardara News 4th May 2023

Darkness Into Light Portnoo

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.

Graveyard Grass Cutting

Fr Cannon has asked us to let people know that the grass in the graveyard will be cut on Mon next 8th May.  People might wish to cover their graves prior to Monday.

Ceol na gCruagh

The annual Ceol na gCruagh festival will take place in the Glen of Glenties from May 5th to 7th. For the first time we have a concert on Friday, May 5th at 7.30pm in the Edeninfagh Hall featuring the award winning Skipper’s Alley and supported by Duo Vargoz from the French Alps.

Tickets available on Eventbrite (Ceol na gCruagh) or call Mary on 087-6213889 or Annie on 086-2410189.

Fiddle and dance classes on Saturday morning, bus trip to the Croaghs / Echoes in the Glen / food with barndance Saturday 9pm at the Glen Tavern. Check Eventbrite or call Mary or Annie for details.

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Lynda’s Boutique

Ladies clothing and footwear boutique. New arrivals daily and open Mon-Sat 10.30am – 6pm. Follow on Instagram for updates here. Contact: +353 74 954 1897 Share:

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