Ballycastle >Local News
10th January '18

                                                     An AED Defibrillator is located in Ballycastle Community Hall

                                                      In the event of a person collapsing and becoming unresponsive:

                                                      1. Call 999 (landline) or 112 (mobile)

                                                      2. Call local Defibrillator Responder on

                                                         A) 086-257-6771 or B) 086-257-6772

                                                      3. Start CPR immediately while awaiting responder and emergency     



No's drawn on 3rd January were: 4. 7. 27. 29.

Five Envelopes drawn:

Noel Kelly, Ballycastle

Caroline Tighe, Carrowmore,

Jason Ruane, Ballycastle

Michéal McDonnell, Mountbellew,

Flynn & Golden Family, c/o B. Gardiner.


No's drawn on 8th January were: 2. 4. 5. 30. No Jackpot winner.

Jackpot now €4,700. Next draw in Katie Macs.

Five Envelopes drawn:

Eddie, Phil, Mary, Catherine, Jarlath, c/o Healys

Fiona Timlin & Eddie, c/o Healys

Michael A. O'Connor, Sea Road

Joe Tighe, c/o Healys

Michael Cooke, Behy



Congratulations to Seán Cavish, winner of last week's 50/50 Draw (€200)



The death occurred recently of Catherine McNulty, Ballycastle. Sympathy is extended to her daughter Linda, son Laurence, her extended family, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace.


Athletic Club

Ballycastle A.C. AGM will take place on Saturday 3rd February at 8.00p.m. in the Community Hall.


Annual Membership now due.


Training on Friday evenings at 6.30p.m. and Couch to 5K every Saturday morning at 10.00a.m. from the Community Hall.


Cycling Club

Ballycastle Cycling Club would like to thank everyone who helped with the New Year's cycle. The Club raised €880 for the Headway charity. 


The club's annual weekend away will be in July, when we hope to complete the 180km of the Ring of Kerry. For more details contact Máirtin Flannery.


Seaview Residents Association

Seaview Residents Association has been tasked with the upkeep of the new playground in Seaview. As this is an extra cost on the little budget we have, we will be selling lines for a hampers at €2 each. All support would be appreciated. 



Bingo in Ballycastle Community Hall on Mondays at 8.30p.m. Guaranteed Jackpot of € 300.


Exhibition continues

"Our World Our Lives" Children's Exhibition Continues until January 25th 2018.

Exhibition of prints made by 450 school children who visited Ballinglen in 2017.

If you have not seen this do come along. All welcome.

The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Main Street Ballycastle, Co. Mayo.

Tel: 096 43184 or Nuala Clarke: 086 8222126



Special offer for the month of January - €100 for 1 year's membership.

Prices: €5 per visit, €20 per month, €50 for 3 months.

Gift Vouchers available in Mary's Tea Rooms and the Post Office.

Community Hall

Opening times for the Gymnasium in Ballycastle Community Hall are:

Monday – Friday 9.00a.m. – 1.00p.m. and 5.00p.m. – 9.00p.m.

Saturday 10.00a.m. – 1.30p.m.

Prices: €5 per visit, €20 per month, €50 for 3 months or €120 per year.


Monday : Bingo at 8.30p.m.

Tuesday: Boys and Girls Basketball from 5.30p.m. – 6.30p.m.

Boys and Girls Indoor Soccer from 6.30p.m. – 7.30p.m.


For all Hall bookings, contact Breda at 089-4607901


Church Notices

Masses this week:

Monday 11.00a.m.: Joe (Anniversary) & Eileen Tighe

Tuesday 7.00p.m.: Deceased Members of the Purcell & Healy Families (Glenurla)

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: Paul, James & Annie Doherty

Thursday 7.00p.m.: Deceased Members of the Gallagher Family & Martina Gillian

Friday 11.00a.m.: Tom Doherty (Carrowcur)

Saturday 8.15p.m.: Paddy Joe, Seán & Josephine Loftus

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Pat & Molly Madden & Julia Madden


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: As Arranged

Sunday 11.30a.m.: As Arranged



Saturday Vigil: As Arranged

Sunday 11.30a.m.: As Arranged



Saturday Vigil: L. Tomas, C. Scott

Sunday 11.30a.m.: R. O'Donnell, N. Doherty