Ballycastle >Local News
12th August '09



No's drawn on Saturday 8th August '09 were: 17. 18. 25. 29.  No Jackpot winner so Jackpot now stands at 17,000euro. Next draw will take place in McNamees.

Five envelopes drawn:

Martin & Eileen Hefferon, Glenurla

Murie Gaughan, Rathoonagh

FÁS, Moygownagh (x 2)

David Sweeney, Killeen

Tidy Towns

Annual Church Gate collection will be held next Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th August.




TF Royal Hotel Junior Championship: Ballycastle: 3 – 17; Achill B: 0 – 4

North Mayo Minor Semi-Final: Ballina Stephenites: 1 – 18; Naomh Pádraig: 0 – 11



Bord na n-Óg U-13 League: The Neale v Naomh Pádraig on Monday 17th at 7.00p.m.

Cake Sale

Cake Sale in St. John's Hall, Ballycastle on Saturday 15th August at 8.30p.m. with home-made cakes, buns, bread, jams, garden produce and other items. Gifts of any kind welcome. Prize for ‘Guess the weight of the cake' and spot prizes on door tickets. Admission €3. Children free.   All proceeds in aid of

St. John's Church , Ballycastle, Restoration Fund.


Art Exhibition

Ballycastle Women's Art Group 12th Annual Exhibition ‘Solas' continues in the Resource Centre, Ballycastle.

The Resource Centre is open Monday – Friday from 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m.

Tel: 096-43946/43407.


Mayo VEC

A 10-week Course ‘Environment and Local Community' to be held in Belderrig Study Centre. This course will be looking at the natural resources of the North Mayo area and how they can help to sustain local communities.

Topics will include:

The North Mayo landscape

Place-names and language

Eco Tourism, Hill Walking, Guiding


Natural History

A North Mayo Geo-park?


The course aims to develop an understanding of the environmental issues and opportunities for rural communities in North Mayo.

For further information please contact: Marion Cusack at 096-71652


Church Notices

Next Saturday 15th is the Feast of the Assumption and is a Holy Day. Mass Times as on Sundays.


Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil: 8.15p.m .

Sunday: 11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday: Jock Hefferon (Doonfeeney)

Tuesday: Liz Winters

Wednesday: No Mass

Thursday: Bridie & Pat Langan (Killerduff)

Friday 8.15p.m.: (Vigil of the Assumption) Jim McLean

Saturday 11.30a.m.: People of the Parish

Saturday Vigil: Eddie & Bea Tomas

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Willie & Nellie Kavanagh


Eucharist Ministers:

Vigil 15th: Kathleen Donnelly

Saturday 15th: Seán Callaghan

Saturday Vigil: Tommy Carey

Sunday: Seamus O'Connor



Vigil 15th: John Maughan

Saturday 15th: Aidan Tighe

Saturday Vigil: Caroline Nealon

Sunday: Seán Callaghan



Saturday 15th: Karen Sweeney, Martin Sweeney, Megan Garry

Sunday: Colin Kelly, Aideen Grier, Shane Grier



7.00p.m.: Loreto Munnelly, Maureen Healy

7.30p.m.: Bernie Healy, Mary McDonnell

8.00p.m.: Philomena Hunt, Anne Healy


Community Care:

Cook: Geraldine Connor

Driver: Harriett McGarry