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Ard an Rátha
Front Street, Ardara
Front Street, Ardara
Country Ireland
Province Ulster
County County Donegal
Elevation 45 m (148 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Urban 731
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference G731906
Looking down south at Front Street in Ardara
Kilclooney dolmen near Ardara
Glacial Valley Ardara Glengesh Pass
Glengesh Pass looking NE through glacial valley into Ardara

Ardara (Irish: Ard an Rátha, meaning height of the fort), pronounced "Ardra", is a small town in County Donegal, Ireland. It is located on the N56 and R261 roads. The community has a population of 731, per the 2011 Census, an increase of about 30% since 2006. Some of the main scenic points near the town are the Glengesh Pass, the Maghera Falls and the views out over the Atlantic from Loughros Point.

Donegal County Directory for 1862

The Donegal County Directory for 1862 shows the governmental positions that were held in this county in 1862.

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