Ardara Festivals & Events 2015


Festivals of Ardara, 2015

Home of the Festivals




Fri 1st – Mon 4th May, 2015.

The "Cup of Tae" Festival

The famous traditional Festival honouring the renouned  John “the tae” Fiddler

This years the Festival honours Frank Kelly & Rita Gallagher at a Special Opening Concert on Frdiay 1st May

Workshops & Schools of Music  & Street Music all weekend

Contact Stephen 087 2424590

See Website



Sat 23rd May, 2015.

The Rectors Charity Cycle
A special event for various Charities when the Parish goes on a fun cycle with the Rev. John Deane

Contact John 074 95 41124.  See Website Facebook ardaratown


Fri 29th May to Mon 1st June, 2015.

The Melting Pot (June Bank Holiday)

A multicultural event of Ethnic Music, Dance & Food.  See Website

Contact Martin 087 6774069





Fri 29th May to Mon 1st June, 2015.
Comortas Peile Na Gaeltacta

The All Ireland Gaeltacht Football Finals

Ardara GAA host this national event for the 1st time

A special occasion for the Community

Contact Frank:  087 7734252



Fri 5th to Sun 6th June, 2015.

Rás Dun na nGall

Up to 200 Cyclists and 100 support Staff visit Ardara
Contact John 086 3912949 


Fri 17th to Sun 19th July, 2015.

Blue Grass Festival

This has now developed into a great event with the top Bluegrass Artists in Town.

Contact: Pat: 6900714

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Sat 8th August, 2015

The Ardara Agricultural Show

"The one the locals come home for!"

Contact Tracey 087 2393460


July & August, 2015.

Bart Whelan Photographic Exhibition

Visit the popular Exhibition in the Heritage Centre

Contact Bart 087 7691467


Sun 2nd to Sat 11th August, 2015.

Wild Atlantic Week 2015

A week of Special Events for visitors and the Community alike

See special Brochure or for more information

Contact: Stephen - 087 2424590




Sunday 30th August, 2015.

The Big Summer Charity Barbeque

Corner House, Ardara starting at 5pm

For more information Contact Gerard 087 2467969


Fri 25th to Sun 27th September, 2015.

The Johnny Doherty Irish Traditional Music & Dancing Week-End
Ceili, Barn and Set Dancing nightly with Schools of Dance daily

“Cherish the Ladies” in Concert as part of the Festival

Contact: Pat - 087 6900714



Fri 6th to Sun 8th Nov, 2015.

The Matchmaking Week-End

This popular weekend has seen many Matches

Fri 6th - Jimmy Buckley 
Sat 7th - Gerry Gutherie

This year be ready for your invitation to a special wedding on Sunday

 Music in all the Pubs.

Contact Thomas 087 2463505


29th December, 2015.

The Poor Farmers Auction in Teagues Bar - West End

A night of fun and craic for a fundraising event for charity

Contact John 087 8265334



Fri 22nd  to Sun 24th Jan, 2016.

The Country & Western Week-End

A chance for you to 'Meet your match'

A weekend of fun and dance with Irelands top Country bands

Classes in Jiving and Line Dancing on Saturday afternoon

Contact Thomas 087 2463505

Facebook: ardaracountryandwestern








Stephen: (087) 2424590

Tomas (087)  2463505

Marie (087) 9404361

Email: Fax: 074 (97) 37805

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