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11th November '09


Ballycastle Golf Society

Next outing is on November 28th in Mulranny Golf Course.
Anyone interested please contact: Eddie Keigher 086-3618595 or

Vincent Tomas 087-7719359.
Beginners and Visitors welcome.


Scór na nÓg

The North Mayo Scór na nÓg competition takes place in Ballycastle Hall on Friday 20th November at 7pm . Please come out and support as there are a number of acts representing CLG Baile an Chaisil taking part on the night.



CLG Baile an Chaisil are taking orders for hoodies, football jerseys and rain jackets. These will be available for Christmas. All orders must be received by 2nd December at the latest. This is the final order and these items will not be available again.

Hoodies are priced at €50 for childs and €60 for adults. Football jerseys are available in black only and are priced at €60 for adults and €50 for childs subject to availability. Rain Jackets are priced at €50 for childs and €60 for adults. As the club has not got children's jerseys previously, they can only be got subject to a minimum order of 25 due to printing technicalities. A minimum order of 6 is required for adults. To place an order please contact Declan Caulfield on 087 2515292.


No's drawn on Saturday 7th November '09 were: 2. 4. 14. 25. No Jackpot winner so Jackpot now stands at 18,300euro. Next draw will take place in Katie Macs.

Five envelopes drawn:

Katie Ruddy, Ballycastle (x 2)

Thomas Lynott, Beltra, Lacken

Maureen Murphy, Rathcash

Brian Polke, Ballycastle

Retirement Function

Buffet/Dinner for Michael Kelly, retired fireman, in the Merry Monk, Ballina on Saturday 21st November at 8.30p.m. Music by Tommy Maloney. Tickets €20. Contact 096-43337 or 096-43358.


Ballycastle Hunt

Meeting on Thursday 19th November at 9.00p.m. in the Resource Centre, Ballycastle to organise Hunt in Ballycastle on 6 th December.

Craft Fair

Christmas Craft Fair in the Resource Centre, Ballycastle on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th November. Raffle for Hamper and other prizes. Tickets now on sale in local businesses.



Sympathy is extended to the families, relatives and friends of the following who died recently:

Norah Madden, ( Sister of Bridget Doherty, Cluddane)

Dora Langan, Belmullet (wife of P.J. Langan, formerly Doonfeeney and sister of Josephine McNulty, Geeveraune)

Frank McHale, Cluddane, Belderrig

Seamus McLoughlin, Killala (husband of Nora Sweeney, formerly Ballyglass)


May they rest in peace.


Rosary for November

Belderrig Cemetery : Sunday 15th at 3.00p.m.

Doonfeeney Cemetery : Sunday 15th at 3.45p.m.

Development Company

Ballycastle/Belderrig Development Company meeting on Wednesday 18th November at 9.00p.m. in the Resource Centre.


Parent & Toddler Group

Parent & Toddler group meet on Friday mornings 10.00a.m. – 12.00noon. in the Resource Centre. All welcome.

Social Dancing

Social Dancing (waltz, jive, quickstep etc) continues in Ballycastle Hall on Friday nights from 9.00p.m. – 10.30p.m. All welcome.


Church Notices

Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil: 8.15p.m.

Sunday: 11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday: Dan Tighe (Anniversary) & Catherine & Joe

Tuesday: Martin & John Healy (Behy)

Wednesday 8.00p.m. : Holy Souls

Thursday: Deceased Tighe Family (Muingreevagh)

Thursday 7.00p.m. : Mass in Suifinn Day Care Centre

Friday 8.00p.m. : Peter, Baby, Eamon & P. J. Tighe

Saturday 12.00noon: Michael Munnelly (Month's Mind)

Saturday Vigil 8.15p.m. : Mary (Anniversary) & Peter Carey

Sunday 11.30a.m. : Michael & Nell Langan


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: John Maughan

Sunday: Mary Boyle



Saturday Vigil: John Maughan

Sunday: Pauline Busby



Saturday Vigil: Kevin Healy, Megan Garry

Sunday: David McDonnell, Cian Barrett



7.00p.m. Mary Kelly, Mary Kenny

7.30p.m. : Anne & Joe Greene

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

8.30p.m. : Mary Bryce, Miriam Burke


Community Care:

Cook: Geraldine Connor

Driver: Harriet McGarry