Community Notices 31st October 2018

Matchmaking Festival 5K Run/Walk

5k fun runThe Matchmaking Festival is holding a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday 10th November at 12 noon beginning at the GAA Clubhouse [View Google Map].Registration will take place at the Clubhouse from 11am. €10 per adult, €5 for Juniors and €20 for family entry. There are prizes for Senior Gents and Ladies and Junior Male and Female. 

St Connall’s Annual Dinner Dance

The annual dinner dance held by St. Connall’s Church, Ardara, takes place on 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. 

Christmas Craft Fair 2018

christmas craft fairThis 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

kilclooney country marketThe annual Christmas Market will be held in The Tavern, Kilclooney on 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! 

Remembrance Day Service

The annual Remembrance Day service at St. Connall’s Church, Ardara, takes place on Sunday November 11th at 10.15am.On that day at 11am 100 years ago, the First World War came to an end, having claimed the lives of around 35,000 from Ireland. During the service the names of those from Ardara, Glenties, and surrounding parishes who died will be recorded, together with those who died in the second world war. 

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

Tickets for the Christmas Lights Prize Draw are now 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: Stephen McCahill (087 242-4590) or Desmond Campbell (087 219-6541)Draw will take place at a dance in the Nesbitt Arms on Friday 21st December 2018New York

Kids’ Halloween Costume Party

halloween fancy dressA Kids’ Fun Costume Party takes place in Nancy’s Bar on Wednesday 31st October 6pm-9pm 

Duchas Gets Ready

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Matchmaking Festival – Events Submission

Matchmaking FestivalThe programme of events for our Matchmaking Festival page (9th-11th November) is currently being finalised.If your venue is hosting an event, music etc. that isn’t listed, please get in touch to have it included.You can contact us via our contact form or email  

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