Ballycastle >Local News
  12th August '20

Church Notices

Mass intentions for this week are:


St. Bridget's Church :

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: John Maughan's sympathisers

Saturday 7.00p.m.: Helen Tighe & Jim McLean

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Ann, James & James Jnr. Higgins


Eucharist Ministers :

Saturday: Bridget Langan, Geraldine Dunican

Sunday: Mary Carden, Louise Kelly


Saturday: Caroline Nealon

Sunday: Florrie McBrien


St. Teresa's Church :

Sunday 10.00a.m.: Martin Joe & Mary O'Boyle



Stewards for all Saturday Vigil Masses in St. Bridget's Church are: Niall Murphy, Vincent Tomas,

Paddy McDonnell

Stewards for Sunday morning Masses are: Susan Murphy, Áine O'Connor, Barry Cox.


Steward for 10.00a.m. Sunday Mass in Belderrig is Padraig McCann, who is also the parish covid officer.


If Mass is requested for St. Bridget's Church during the week, it will be celebrated on Wednesdays.



North Mayo Championship:

Ballycastle v Ballycroy on Sunday August 16th at 12.00noon. in Tom Langan Park, Ballycastle.


Junior Championship Result:

Ballycastle were defeated by Shrule/Glencorrib on Sunday last.


50/50 Draw:

Ballycastle GAA Club held their 50/50 Draw on Sunday 9th August.

Congratulations to the winner Des Healy (€165.00).

Tickets can be purchased in McNamees XL, Siopa Suifinn and the Post office - €2 each or three envelopes for €5. It is also possible to play online at


Ceide Fields

The Céide Fields neolithic site is now open to visitors but the visitor centre, café and toilets remain closed. There is no charge and the very knowledgeable Guide staff are on site to answer any questions and provide directions.


Museum of Art

The Ballinglen Museum of Art is now open at Main Street, Ballycastle, F26 X5N3. Tel: 096-43184.

An Exhibition of work from the collection in Gallery 1 & Gallery 2 titled

“28 Years Rambling through the Landscape”.

Opening Hours:

Monday – Saturday 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m.

Sunday 1.00p.m. – 5.00p.m.

First Communion

The First Holy Communion Mass will be celebrated on Saturday 10th October at 12.00noon.

Ballycastle Gym

Ballycastle Community Hall Gym is now open. All sessions must be pre booked.

For morning sessions (9.00a.m. – 1.00p.m.) phone 089 4607901 and

for evening sessions (5.00p.m. –9.00p.m.) phone 086 3242347.

Garda in attendance

Garda Brian McGuire will be in Ballycastle Community Hall on the first Wednesday of each month from 12noon – 1.00p.m. On arrival, sign in, disinfect hands and maintain social distancing.