What’s On?


Ardhill Coffee House

Ardhill Coffee House opened this morning Friday 5th July at Ardhill House on The Diamond.Why not call in and enjoy a coffee and a scrumptious dessert with great views of the town and an al fresco seating area.We wish them all the best with with this venture which promises to be a delightful new addition to the town.Ardhill House Facebook page. 

Sandra’s Run

Sandra’s Run 14th annual charity motorcycle run will take place on Saturday July 6th, with proceeds going to the Temple Street Foundation and a donation to Blood Bikes.Don’t forget to put up your teddies and banners to support Sandra’s Run along the route, and stand out to cheer them on.This year’s Run will leave Killybegs at 11.30am going via Kilcar, Carrick and Glengesh before passing through Ardara. The route continues to Glenties, Dungloe and Bloody Foreland before returning through Glenties and Ardara to finish in Killybegs. 

Stephen Bennett Summer Exhibition

A Summer Exhibition is now on at Stephen Bennett’s Studio Gallery Carn, Ardara. 

Kilclooney Country Market

kilclooney country marketSaturday 6th July from 11.00am to 1pm. Inniskeel Hall.Featuring a great selection of jewellery, soap, prints, crafts, plants, freshly brewed coffee, the finest homemade bakes and much more. Harking back to when food, crafts and produce had that personal touch. Know where and who makes your food.Visit the Kilclooney Country Market Facebook page for updates. 

The Beehive Weekend Sessions

Big session this Friday in the Beehive with Jim and Eoin and Liam Orr on pipes and box. Mighty tunes assured! All musicians, singers, dancers and storytellers welcome as ever. 

The Corner House

Great live music sessions in the Corner House all weekend 

Coming soon…


Goats Don’t Shave in The Nesbitt Arms

Celtic folk rock band Goats Don’t Shave will perform in The Nesbitt Arms Hotel on Friday 12th July as part of their 2019 tour.Doors open at 10pm. Admission €15. 

Ardara Garden Fete

Stalls, games and special attractions highlight the annual garden fete taking place at the Ardara Rectory, Killybegs Road, on Saturday July 13th.The Fete will have a number of games for children, including an opportunity to win teddy bears. There will be a draw, numerous stalls, cakes, jams and many other goodies. Afternoon tea will be served. 

The Bluegrass Festival

The Ardara Bluegrass Festival takes place from Friday 19th to Sunday 21st July.Some of the best bluegrass acts from the USA will be in Ardara for the festival and Alecia Nugent has been confirmed as this year’s headline act.One not to be missed! More details coming soon on the Bluegrass Festival page. 

The Sliabh Tuaidh 3 Peaks Challenge!

Sliabh Tuaidh 3 Peaks ChallengeSaturday 20th July 2019The three summits of Sliabh Tuaidh make a fine circular walk and provide outstanding views of the rugged Donegal coastline.Registration will be at the Heritage Centre at 9.00am.The fee for this guided walk is €35 which includes chowder or soup in Nancy’s after, plus a little surprise on the way back at Assaranca Waterfall.Experienced walkers only. Phone Kevin 0876734875Find out more at ardara.ie/3peaks 
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