Ballycastle >Local News
11th February '09



No's drawn on Saturday 7th February '09 were:  2. 13. 14. 28.   No Jackpot winner so Jackpot now stands at 14,400euro.   Next draw will take place in Lavelles.

Five envelopes drawn:

Fr. Killeen, Ballycastle

Attie McNulty, Ballycastle

Seamus Ormsby, Killeena

Martin & Eileen Hefferon, Ballycastle

Anne & Joe Greene, Ballycastle



Ballycastle play their next game against Belmullet on Sunday 15th February in Tom Langan Park ,



Club Membership is due before 1st March and can be paid to Aidan Tighe (Treasurer), Martin Hefferon (Chairman), Declan Caulfield (Secretary) or any club officer.  

Single Membership: 25euro;   Students or underage: 10euro;    Family membership: 40euro.

G.A.A. Training

Under-age training continues in the Hall on Wednesdays for U-10's from 6.30p.m. to 7.30p.m. and U-14's

from 7.30p.m. – 8.30p.m.


Dinner Dance

A great night was had by all at the Annual G.A.A. Parish Dinner Dance on Saturday night last. Piaras O'Raghallaigh, Oifigach na Gaeilge County Board GAA, presented the awards to the following on the night:

Hall of Fame: Jim Burke, Killeen

Clubman of the Year: Seamus Ormsby

Junior Player of the Year: Fergus Tighe

U-21Player of the Year: Patrick Tighe

Minor Player of the Year: Michael Forde


West Coast Vintage Society

The West Coast Vintage Society will hold their first Dinner Dance in the Diamond Coast Hotel, Enniscrone on Saturday 28th February 2009 with seating at 8.30p.m. sharp. Tickets 25euro on sale from Damian Scott at 086-8768320 and Cecil Jackson at 096-43888.



Bingo continues in Ballycastle Community Hall on Monday nights at 8.30p.m. Snowball Jackpot of €400euro in 45 numbers or less began on Monday 9 th (otherwise usual Jackpot).



A Variety Concert by James Kilbane will be held in Ballycastle Community Hall on Sunday 22nd March at 8.00p.m. (Grand Draw for Car and other prizes will take place).


Grand Draw

Draw has been deferred to Sunday 22nd March and will take place in Ballycastle Hall.

Tickets can be got from any of the following: Seán Callaghan (096-43265), Tony D'Arcy (096-43222), Frankie Scanlon, Fr. Seán Killeen and Anthony O'Donnell or by e-mail to . Tickets are also now on sale in local businesses.

First prize is a VW Polo (5 door Comfort Line) Car.  Second prize: 2000euro;   3 rd : 1,000euro;           4 4th : 500 euro;   5 th : 2 Tickets to Man. Utd. Match, plus numerous other prizes. Tickets (limited to 1,000) cost 60euro each.


Church Notices

Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil: 8.15p.m .

Sunday: 11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday: Teresa Forde

Tuesday: Joe & Sally Regan

Wednesday: Langan & Jordan Families

Thursday: Hunt & Gallagher Families

Thursday 8.00p.m. : Tony Barrett (Month's Mind)

Friday: Noel Deane

Saturday 12.00noon: Pat Madden (Month's Mind)

Saturday Vigil: Mary & John Carey & Seán

Sunday 11.30a.m. : Eileen Cosgrove & Michael Edward


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Kathleen Donnelly

Sunday: Tony D'Arcy



Saturday Vigil: Mary Walsh

Sunday: Mary Hefferon



Saturday Vigil: Jason Maughan, Emma Maughan

Sunday: Susan McGinty, Aideen Grier


Adoration: (Tuesday)

7.00pm. : Mary Kenny, Mary Kelly

7.30p.m. : Anne & Joe Greene

8.00p.m. : Marcella O'Grady, Peggy Burke

8.30p.m. : Mary Bryce, Miriam Burke


Community Care:

Cook : Madeline Gaughan

Driver: Colette Hyland