Their first two albums were platinum selling in Ireland, they’ve toured the US and Europe on many occasions and this July they’re coming to Ardmore Pattern Festival. Irish Ballad group The High Kings formed in Dublin in 2008 and are made up of the extremely talented Finbarr Clancy, Brian Dunphy, Martin Furey and Darren Holden. […]
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The Festival in 3 minutes
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Ardmore in Pictures
A beautiful village. A wonderful, family-friendly festival. Have a glance through our gallery for some great pictures of both.
Donning the Ardmore Pattern Festival jersey this year are some fresh new faces. Welcomed to the committee are Chris Ramsell, Denise O’Leary, Louise Gleeson and Maeve Hickey. They’ve joined the experience of John Supple, Maurice Power, Ciara Griffin and Rosie Mansfield. Preparations are already in full swing for this year which will see a full […]
The seaside village of Ardmore had a double celebration last weekend following Friday night’s RTÉ’s Nationwide coverage of the village in all its glory showing footage taken during July as part of the IPB All Ireland Pride of Place competition. Over 350,000 people all across Ireland we were treated to breath-taking shots showcasing Ardmore and community groups. On […]
Remember last years Ardmore Song Contest in An Tobar? What a great night that was. Now, do you remember that song that judges Bobby and Nicole picked as their winner? Of course you do, it was the fabulous ‘Sunny South East’ written and performed on the night by Declan Carey. After the contest the song […]
The annual custom of walking from St Mary’s Church in Grange to St Declan’s Church in Ardmore on Pattern Day will take place this coming Thursday evening. A courtesy bus will leave from outside the Round Tower Hotel at 6pm and drop walkers to Grange where the walk will begin at 6.15pm. The walk follows […]
Eminent author, journalist and radio producer Colm Keane will talk to us about his life and his work when he addresses the congregation during Pattern Day Mass this year. Mass will take place at 7.30 on Thursday 24th of July after the traditional walk from Grange to Ardmore. A prolific and highly respected writer, Colm […]
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