Community Notices 13th November 2018

Annual Card Drive in Teague’s

The annual Card Drive in aid of Our Lady’s Hospital, Crumlin will be held in Teague’s Bar this coming Friday 16th November at 8.00pm.  All are welcome. 

St Conal’s Annual Dinner Dance

The Annual Dinner Dance held by St. Conal’s Church, Ardara, takes place this coming Friday November 16th at the Nesbitt Arms Hotel. The popular event features music by Sean McMonagle and there will be special spot prizes.Tickets can be obtained from Church members. 

Ardara Camera Club Charity Calendar

Ardara Camera Club CalendarThe Ardara Camera Club Charity Calendar Local Images in aid of Pieta House Letterkenny is now available for €9. All proceeds go to the charity.  All 12 photographs can be easily removed and framed as keepsakes.Contact us on Facebook, tel 0860773359 or email

Christmas Craft Fair 2018

This year’s Christmas Craft Fair takes place in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel on Saturday 24th November from 11am to 6pm. The Fair hosts over 30 festive stalls under one roof.Contact Clare Molloy on 087 284 2012 for more information on booking a stall. 

Kilclooney Country Market

The Kilclooney Country Market annual Christmas Market will be held in The Tavern, Kilclooney this coming Saturday the 17th of November from 4-8 pm. Other crafters will be joining us on the day including Wicked Waffle.Come along and and stock up on Christmas goodies and get some unique gifts! 

Ulster Bank Community Service

Change of hours for your Community Banker’s drop-in service in St. Shanaghan House every Wednesday in November. Eve will be available from 2-5pm instead of her usual time 11-1pm to help with your bank services/queries/support with online banking etc.Eve Curran – 087 1926529 

Ardara Christmas Lights Draw – Tickets on Sale Now – Fantastic Prizes!

The Traders have organised a draw to fundraise for the Christmas lights and tickets are on sale in the shops. AMAZING PRIZES TO BE WON!1st Prize: FLIGHTS FOR TWO TO NEW YORK with $500 spending money! (If you live abroad, these can be exchanged for flights to Ireland)2nd Prize: Two Nights Stay in the Harcourt Hotel, Dublin (2 Nights B&B plus 1 dinner for two)3rd Prize: Two Nights Stay in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel, Ardara (2 Nights B&B plus 1 dinner for two)4th Prize: Free entry to all events at the Ardara Cup of Tae Festival 20195th Prize: €100 Shopping Voucher for V2 Boutique / Verve outlet, Ardara & Donegal TownTickets: €10 or 3 for €20 available from any shop, or contact: Draw will take place at a dance in the Nesbitt Arms on Friday 21st December 2018New York

  Christmas Lights Events

On Sunday 9th December at 6pm we officially switch on the Christmas lights for 2018.The day begins with Santa arriving to the Children’s Party at the hotel, with the party beginning at 3pm. There will be a disco after Santa has met all the children. Afterwards all will join our special guest who will switch on the lights. A wonderful addition to the switch-on will be the Glenties Brass Band and a 25-piece accordion band from Letterkenny will lead us from early afternoon into the switch on. 

Art Classes

Mixed media art classes continue every Friday evening from 7 to 9 pm upstairs in the Heritage Centre.For more information or to book a place contact Colm: 087 3222910 

Coillte Planting Plan For Bonny Glen

After many years of being shut off to public use, Coillte are ready to restore access to our much loved woodland walk at Clooney, Portnoo. The Dolmen Centre Committee have been working on the Community’s behalf to make this amenity available once again.Coillte are to hold a public consultation in the Dolmen Centre on Wednesday 21st of November at 8pm, where they will unveil their plans for the site.See our previous news post for more information. 


The sympathy of the Community this week goes to the Given family on the recent death of Gladys Keating (nee Given)    ARDARA WEATHER  

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