Ballycastle >Local News
11th January '17

                                                     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                                                             service.

Lotto Jackpot €18,600

No's drawn on 9th January were: 5. 15. 23. 28. No Jackpot winner.

Next draw in Katie Macs.

Five Envelopes drawn:

Margaret Tomas, Killena

Verena Munnelly, Breaffy

Master Layton Quinn, c/o Betty Jackson

Mary Walsh, Annaghmore

Ciaran Jordan, Killerduff

Tickets can be purchased at: John Burkes, Healy's Bar, Post Office, Katie Macs and Craft Shop.


Athletic Club

Ballycastle Athletic Club training every Friday evening 6.30p.m. at Ballycastle Community Hall.

New Members welcome.

A.G.M. will take place on Friday 3rd February at 8.00p.m. in Ballycastle Community Hall.


Golf Society

Results from outing to Enniscrone:

1st : David Finnerty 36pts

2nd : Brian Forde 32pts

3rd : Michael Gilroy 31pts

4th : George Robertson 31pts

Nearest the Pin: Alan Kelly


Next outing is to Belmullet on 28th January. 1st tee is booked for 10.30a.m. so please be there for 10.00a.m. For more information, contact Gerry Henry on 087 9391689.


The away trip this year is to Esker Hills in Tullamore. We're looking at the weekend of 23rd /24th June. Anyone interested in going, we will be taking names and deposits at Belmullet outing or you can contact Gerry on above number and he will pass it on or give you Alan Kelly's number for more information or cost.



Sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Maurice Tighe, Manchester and late of Cabintown who died recently.

May he rest in peace.


G.A.A. News

Congratulations to Seán O'Grady winner of last week's 50/50 draw (€258).


Baile an Chaisil CC

Ballycastle cycling club is now open for membership for 2017. Contact Noel or Mairtin for details.


Club turbo training continues on Wednesdays at 8.00pm in the Hall. All welcome. For more details contact Máirtín at 086 3225128.



Bingo in the Community Hall is on Monday 16th January at 8.30p.m. Guaranteed Jackpot of €300.


Gymnasium Special Offer

Ballycastle Gymnasium special offer for one year's membership, €100 to register before 31st January.

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.


Over 55 Exercise Club

Wednesdays at 3.00p.m. New members always welcome.


Vintage Society

West Coast Vintage Society Road Run on Sunday 12th February in memory of Aidan Tighe and Peter Sweeney. Registration at 11.00a.m. in the Resource Centre, Ballycastle. All monies raised going to the Irish Cancer Society. Open to all modes of transport. Refreshments after in Phil Healys.


Ballinglen Gallery

Exhibition by Keith Wilson RUA -  "Being Here" in the Ballinglen Gallery runs until January 27th 2017.

Garda in attendance

Garda will attend at Ballycastle Community Hall from 2 – 3pm on the 1st Wednesday of every month.


Craft Shop

Craft Shop is located in the Resource Centre, Upper Main Street stocking goods by local craftworkers e.g. knitwear, crochet, handmade cards, wooden bowls, cushions, cot quilts, etc.

Ballycastle souvenir items e.g. candles, fridge magnets, keyrings, bookmarks, biros, teabag holders,

St. Brigid's Crosses, Mayo Crystal and a range of other items.


Other Facilities available :

Tourist Information, Photocopying, Laminating, Typing.


Opening Hours:

Monday – Friday 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m. (closed for lunch 1 – 2.00p.m.)

Community Hall

Monday : Bingo at 8.30p.m.

Tuesday: Indoor Soccer 5.30p.m. – 6.30p.m. for children aged 8 – 10years

Basketball for ages 10 – 14 from 6.30 – 7.30p.m.

Ladies basketball at 8.00p.m.

For all Hall bookings, contact Breda at 089-4607901


Church Notices

Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m. (unless otherwise stated)

Saturday Vigil: 8.15p.m.

Sunday: 11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday: Peter & Mary Kelly & Deceased Family Members

Tuesday: Gerry, John, Jim & Teresa O'Donnell

Wednesday: Sheila O'Boyle

Thursday: Anthony Murphy & Deceased Family, Killena

Friday: Tom Doherty (Anniversary) Carrowcur

Saturday 8.15p.m.: Anna (Anniversary) & Paddy Winters

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


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday 8.15p.m.: Eileen Grier

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Seamus O'Connor



Saturday 8.15p.m.: Eileen Grier

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Seamus O'Connor



Saturday 8.15p.m.: Tony & Keith Carden

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Róisín O'Donnell