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11th December '19

Lotto Jackpot €14,700

No's drawn on 9th December were: 13. 21. 23. 28.

€100 winner: Healy Family, Behy


Christmas Experience

Ballycastle Christmas Experience will take place on Saturday 14th December from 5.00p.m. – 7.00p.m. in Ballycastle Hall.



Congratulations to J. J. Clifford, Ballycastle & Kerri Grieve who were married on Friday 29th November in Dungiven Church, Co. Derry .



Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Ann Slevin (nee Gilligan) who died

on 3rd December (sister of Margaret McLean, Rathoonagh).

May she rest in peace.


The death occurred on Thursday 5th December of Seán Gilroy, Galway and late of Ballycastle. Sympathy is extended to his daughters Anne and Ber, his sisters Paddy (Rathoonagh), Stephanie (Carrowcubic) and Nancy, his extended family, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

May he rest in peace.


Christmas Bingo

Christmas Bingo in Ballycastle Hall on Monday 16th December at 8.30p.m. Jackpot €500 in 51 no's or less. Raffle for Hamper and other prizes.


50/50 Draw: Congratulations to Colette Hyland, last week's winner (€193).

50/50 Can now be purchased online at  


The annual Peter Sweeney Cup will take place on Thursday 26th December at 1.00p.m. in Tom Langan Park .


Church Events

Sunday 15th December : An evening with James Kilbane in St. Bridget's Church 7.00p.m. – 9.00p.m.

Tuesday 17th December: Annual Scoil Naomh Bríd Nativity Play and Carol service at 7.00p.m.

in St. Bridget's Church.


Carol Service

A Carol Service will be held in St. John's Church on Friday 13th December at 7.00p.m.

Refreshments afterwards in St. John's Hall. Everyone is welcome.


Christmas Quiz

Seaview Place Residents Association will hold their annual Christmas Quiz on Saturday 28th December

at 9.00p.m. in McNamee's Bar.


Adult Music Classes

Adult Irish Music Classes start in Killala Community Centre on Thursdays at 8pm.

All Beginners welcome. 


Cycling Club

Ballycastle Cycling Club spins every Sunday morning at 8am, every ability catered for.

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.


For all Hall bookings, contact Breda at 089-4607901


Church Notices

Christmas Confessions on Thursday 19th December at 8.00p.m.


Masses this week:

Monday: No Mass

Tuesday 7.30p.m.: Paddy Joe, Josephine & Seán Loftus

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: Alan Doores (Anniversary)

Thursday 11.00a.m.: People of the Parish

Friday 11.00a.m.: Michael McDermott (Anniversary)

Saturday 7.00p.m .: Deceased Members of Madden & Stadler Families;

Katie, Joe & Jody Bryce

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Katie & Michael Walsh, Franko Raso


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: N/A

Sunday 11.30a.m.: N/A



Saturday Vigil: N/A

Sunday 11.30a.m.: N/A



Saturday Vigil: N/A

Sunday 11.30a.m.: N/A