Ballycastle >Local News
  10th February '21

Lotto Jackpot €18,300

No's drawn on 8th February were: 6. 17. 18. 21.

€100 winner: Margaret Burke, Sea Road

Tickets for Ballycastle/Belderrig Development Company Local Lotto are available in John Burkes

and the Post Office.


Eircom Mast

The following notice has been in the Planning Notices of the Western People on January 19th & 26th but local people do not seem to know about it. Local groups and individuals are strongly urged to write and object to this in the middle of our village.


“Mayo County Council - We, Eircom Limited, intend to apply for planning permission for development at this site Eircom Exchange, Main Street, Ballycastle, Co. Mayo.

The development will consist of the construction of an 18-metre-high free standing communications structure with its associated antennae, communication dishes, ground equipment and all associated site development works. The development will form part of Eircom LTD existing telecommunications and broadband network. The planning application can be inspected, or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, at the offices of the planning authority during its opening hours and a submission or observation may be made in writing to the authority on payment of the prescribed fee (€20) within the period of 5 weeks beginning on the date of receipt by the authority of the application.”



Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Mary (Molly) Duffy (née Scott) Parke, Turlough and formerly of Carrowniskey, Ballycastle who died recently. Predeceased by her brothers Martin, Paddy, Henry and Tommy and sister Kathleen.

May she rest in peace.


Sympathy is also extended to the family, relatives and friends of Mary Frain (née McNulty), Cloverhill, Ballaghdereen and late of Belderrig (in her 103 rd year) who died on February 4th .

May she rest in peace.



50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Emma Chambers, last week's winner (€163.50).

Tickets are now available in McNamees XL, John Burkes, Post Office, Belderrig Community Centre

and on-line.


Church Notices

Due to Level 5 restrictions there are no public Masses at the moment.

Church envelopes can be placed in the letter boxes in both Churches or left in Ballycastle Post Office.


Both churches are open daily for private prayer.


Mass intentions for this week (included in a Mass offered privately by Fr. Conlon) are:

Stephen Collins

Pat & Annie Kate Hopkins

Paddy & Mary Hefferon

Bridget & Tom Tighe & Denis Farrell

Mary Kelly (1st Anniversary)

Kathleen McDonnell (3rd Anniversary)

Mary & John Carey & Deceased Family Members