2015 EVENTS PROGRAMME
Thursday 28th May
(Admission to all events is FREE unless stated otherwise)
Out at the Movies
Pride (2014 UK Film)
BAFTA-winning Historical Drama starring Bill Nighy,
Imelda Staunton & Andrew Scott. With Special introduction
& Q&A session with Mike Jackson -Co-founding member of LGBT Supporting the Miners whom this film is based upon.
Venue: The Heritage Centre (Upstairs Cinema)
From 8pm (119 mins) Adm: €3

Cabaret with Scarlett Rose
(Donegal's Doyenne Drag Diva!)
Venue: Nancy's Bar From 10.30pm

Friday 29th May
Official Launch Night of Festival
Photographic Exibition
Stolen Moments – Dawn to Dusk
By Claire O'Donnell
Venue: Nancy’s Bar From 7pm (and all weekend)

Chinese Lanterns (by the river) From 9pm

Out at the Movies
Cloudburst (2011 Canadian/US Film)
Wonderful Comedy Adventure Drama
starring Olympia Dukakis & Brenda Fricker
Venue: The Heritage Centre (Upstairs Cinema)
From 7.30pm (103 mins) Adm: €3

MUSIC
Richie Uzell
American Deep South Blues/Soul
Venue: Woodhill House From 8.30pm

The Boot
Modern Classics
Venue: Doherty’s Bar From 9pm

Innisfree feat. Gary Mangan
Rockin’ Beats
Venue: The Hills Bar From 10pm

Denny Coleman
Country Flavours
Venue: The Ceílí House Bar From 10pm

Eklipse feat. Emily Whelan
Contemporary and Original
Venue: Teague’s Bar From 10pm

Cat Dowling
Modern and Contemporary
Venue: Nancy’s Bar From 10pm

Eunan McIntyre
Classic Country
Venue: Nesbitt Arms Hotel (Front Bar) From 10pm

The Hunky McCoy Blues Band
Fantastic Rhythm & Blues
Venue: The Beehive Bar (Outside Back) From 10.30pm

Cup O' Joe
Family bluegrass band
Venue: The Corner House Bar From 10.30pm

Saturday 30th May
'Animals of the World'
Come and marvel at the wonderful projects created by our local National Schools
Plus Global & Country Market
Come view
or buy the eclectic mix of worldly items on offer
Plus Community Spirit Drumming & Eamon's Tasty Hot Dog Stand
Venue: The Methodist Hall From Noon – 6pm

On The DIAMOND STAGE From 2pm – 6pm
Live Music – Blue Stack Jam Club
Wolves of Youth; The Other Breed, The Bards of Karma,
Mutual Friends & November Pearls
Featuring:The Byrne Brothers
& Local Young Talent

Sponsored by Soul Hair & Beauty

PLUS at the CAR PARK
Funky Monkey – Bouncy Castles & Bucking Bronco /
Kids Face Painting / Archery Range /
Authentic Native American Indian Tee Pee /
The Cannon School of Irish Dancing

Children’s Fun Time!
'FROZEN' Special
Come and meet Princess Elsa, Princess Anna & Olaf!
Watch them perform and have your photographs taken
Followed by a screening of this 2014 animation film
Venue: The Heritage Centre From 1.30pm (102 mins)

Adm: €5 Adult / €4 Child
(Family Ticket €15 – 2 adults 2 children or 1 Adult 3 children)
(Includes entry into film screening)


Kids Film Screenings
Venue: The Heritage Centre (Upstairs Cinema)
Frozen (U) (2014 US Animation)
From 3pm (102 mins)
Adm: €3 (Limited seating. Children at 'Frozen Special' event get first entry)

Paddington (PG) (2014 UK/France Family Comedy)
From 5pm (95 mins) Adm: €3

Out at the Movies
Beautiful Thing (1996 UK Film)
A Romantic Comedy Drama
starring Linda Henry, Meera Syal, Scott Neal & Glen Berry.
A lovely film about coming out to the soundtrack of Mama Cass.
Venue: The Heritage Centre (Upstairs Cinema) From 8pm
(90 mins) Adm: €3

Pop-up Comedy Stand-up
A Dark Daughter production - Check venues for details and times

MUSIC
The Hunky McCoy Blues Band
Afternoon Rhythm & Blues
Venue: Nancy’s Bar (Outside Yard) From 6pm Plus BBQ

Nao
Piano Music & Fine Dining
Venue: Woodhill House From 7pm

The Evertides
Harmonious loveliness!
Venue: The Heritage Centre From 8.30pm Adm: €5

Jig Jam
Lively Irish Folk & Blue Grass
Venue: Doherty's Bar From 9pm

Eunan McIntyre
Classic Country
Venue: Nesbitt Arms Hotel (Front Bar) From 10pm

Joe McGinley & friends
Modern Classics
Venue: The Hills Bar From 10pm

The Corner House Garden Band
Movin' and a groovin'
Venue: The Corner House Bar (Outside Deck) From 10pm

Paul Buckley
Modern & Contemporary
Venue: Teague’s Bar From 10pm

Big Jigs
Lively Irish Hooley Band
Venue: The Ceílí House Bar From 10pm

Bam - The Travelling Man
Field Holler
Venue: Nancy's Bar From 10pm

Rackhouse Pilfer
A fiery & exciting Americana & Alt-Country Irish Band
See them here before The Sea Sessions!
Venue: The Beehive Bar From 10.30pm

Lunatic Spoons
Celtic & Spanish Fusion featuring Flamenco Dance
Venue: Nesbitt Arms Hotel (Ballroom) From 11pm
Adm: €7


Sunday 31st May
On The DIAMOND From 1 – 3pm
Merlin's Balloons / Moyne Highland Dancers /
ZumbArdara / Community Spirit Drumming /
Poi Dancers / Mickey & Minnie Mouse /
Just Jemima – Arts & Crafts Caravan

FREE Fun for ALL the Family

PLUS at the CAR PARK
Funky Monkey- Bouncy Castles & Bucking Bronco /
Archery Range / Authentic Native American Indian Teepee

Children’s Fun Time!
Mr Majestic & chums
Fantastic Magic Show!
Venue: The Heritage Centre From 2pm
Adm: €5 Adult / €4 Child
(Family Ticket €15 – 2 adults 2 children or 1 Adult 3 children)

Kids Film Screenings
Venue: The Heritage Centre (Upstairs Cinema)
The Croods (U) (2013 US Comedy Animation)
From 3pm (98 mins) Adm: €3


Big Hero 6 (PG) (2014 US Action Animation)
From 5pm (102 mins) Adm: €3

Out at the Movies
MILK (2008 US Film)
Oscar-winning Historical Drama starring Sean Penn,
James Franco & Josh Brolin
Venue: The Heritage Centre (Upstairs Cinema)
From 7:30pm (128 mins) Adm: €3


MUSIC
Movile GOSPEL Choir
A welcome return by this unique
& uplifting choral group.
An experience not to be missed!
Venue: The Church of the Holy Family From 4pm

Dark Hatter feat. Tanya McCole
Afternoon Funkiness!
Venue: Nancy’s Bar (Outside Yard) From 6pm

For Folks Sake
Classic Irish Folk and more
Venue: Doherty's Bar From 7:30pm

The Other Breed
Rockin' beats
Venue: Nancy's Bar From 10pm

Live Music
plus Disco
Venue: The Hills Bar From 10pm

Sean Óg
Classic Irish
Venue: The Ceílí House Bar From 10pm

Jig Jam
Lively Irish Folk & Blue Grass
Venue: Teague's Bar From 10pm

Eunan McIntyre
Classic Country
Venue: Nesbitt Arms Hotel (Front Bar) From 10pm

Shaun McMonagle
Country flavours
Venue: The Corner House Bar (Outside Deck) From 10pm

The Dee Tees
Ardara's finest
Venue: The Beehive Bar From 10:30pm

The Eskies
Unique Irish brand of folk noir/gypsy jazz/sea shanty
Venue: Nesbitt Arms Hotel (Ballroom) From 10.30pm
Followed by
DJ McDyre's
Rockin' Beats!
Adm: €10

Monday 1st June
Bank Holiday Chill Out Monday
Thai massage, Indian Head Massage, Reflexology
Relax and be pampered.
Venue: The Heritage Centre From Noon – 6pm
Reasonable Rates for 15/20min sessions (fully clothed)

Plus Asian Silks and Artefacts Emporium

Kids Movie Marathon
Venue: The Heritage Centre (Upstairs Cinema)
The Nut Job (U) (US/Canada/Sth Korea Animation)
From 1pm (85 mins) Adm: €3

Mr Peabody & Sherman (U) (US Animation)
From 3pm (92 mins) Adm: €3

Escape from Planet Earth (U)
(US/Canada Comedy Animation)
From 5pm (89 mins) Adm: €3

Out at the Movies
Transamerica (2005 US Film)
Oscar-nominated Comedy Drama
starring Felicity Huffman & Fionnula Flannagan
From 7pm – (93 mins) Adm: €3


Festival Wind Down Music
A wonderful array of musical talent bringing the festival to an ascending ending!
Hazemize Hungarian Retro Rock Band
Venue: Nancy's Bar (Outside Yard) From 3-5pm

Yesterday's Jam & Friends Cool & Contemporary
Venue: Nancy’s Bar From 7pm Great Music, Food & Craic!

Michael Maloney
Venue: The Hills Bar From 10pm

The Underskore Orchestra
feat. Suadela Tribal Belly Dance
Our friends return from Portland, USA & Cork
to bring this year's festival to a rousing close! Not to be missed!
Venue: The Corner House Bar (Outside Deck) From 10.30pm




























 
 
 
 
 
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