Ballycastle >Local News
  11th August '21


First Communion

First Holy Communion will be celebrated on Saturday 11th September 2021 at 12.00noon in Ballycastle Church .


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Adam Breslin, last week's winner (€217).

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

and on-line.


The death occurred on Thursday 5th August of Mary Ann Sweeney (nee McGuire), Cappagh, Ballycastle. Predeceased by her son Peter.

Sympathy is extended to her husband Michéal, sons Brendan and Oliver, grandchildren Chloe, Emma, Ciara and Saoirse, daughter-in-law Nicola, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May she rest in peace.


Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Margaret Sweeney (née Gardiner), Knockanderry, Killala who died on 5th August (sister of Andy Gardiner, Suífinn Way and

sister-in-law of Breege Gardiner, Knockaun).

May she rest in peace

Ballinglen Exhibitions

Major exhibition: Stoney Road Press: Twenty Years – A Survey, is now on in the Ballinglen Museum of Art, Ballycastle, Co. Mayo

The exhibition will run until 31st October.
The Ballinglen Museum of Art is located on Main Street, Ballycastle, Co Mayo F26 RX61.

2nd Exhibition

The Ballinglen Gallery: "not yet saved" is an exhibition of new paintings by Mayo artist Jo Killalea.

The exhibition will run until 31st August


Opening hours are 12 – 5 pm   .
Admission is free/donations gladly accepted.
Wheelchair accessible.
The Ballinglen Gallery, Main Street, Ballycastle, Co Mayo F26X5N3

For further information contact: Úna Forde 353 (0)96 43184


Ballycastle Gym

Ballycastle Community Hall gym is now open by appointment only.

Morning sessions from 9am -1pm and evenings from 5pm -9pm.

Contact 089 4607901 mornings and 086 3242347 evenings.

Céide Fields

The Céide Fields outdoor site is open to the public, every day free of charge from 10a.m. to 5pm.

The construction work on the exciting all new exhibitions in the Visitor Centre has restarted so the café and toilets will not be available.


Church Notices

Mass on Wednesdays at 11.00a.m. on Saturdays at 7.00p.m. and Sundays at 11.30a.m. in Ballycastle and on Sunday at 10.00a.m. in Belderrig.


Mass intentions for this week:

Wednesday: Elaine Madden (Birthday Mass); Deceased Members of the Madden & Keane Families

Saturday 12.00noon: Johnny Earley (Month's Mind)

Saturday Vigil: Jim McLean (Anniversary); Bernard Devaney; Thomas & Teresa Walsh (Belderrig)

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Helen Tighe (Anniversary); Walter & Mai Lynch; John & Bridgie McKenzie,

Mary Cosgrove & Kathleen Tuohill


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: N/A

Sunday 11.30a.m.: N/A



Saturday Vigil: Anne O'Donnell

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Margaret Burke



Sunday 15th August 10.00a.m.: Deceased Members Carey, McNulty & Delaney Families & Margaret Banks