Ballycastle >Local News
12th September '18



Congratulations to Raymond Langan, Ballyknock who was named as first National Rural Network Biodiversity Farmer of the Year at the FBD Young Farmer of the Year Awards in Dublin last week.

The National Rural Network Biodiversity Farmer of the Year Award recognises a farmer who is farming in a sustainable manner by encouraging biodiversity and protecting the environment.



No's drawn on 10th September were: 4. 14. 19. 26. No Jackpot winner.

Jackpot now €8,200. Next draw in Healys.

Five Envelopes drawn:

Anona O'Connor, Sea Road

Michael Dunican, Sea Road

Martin McDonnell, Main Street

Cecil Jackson, Sea Road

Maura Hopkins, Ballinglen


Culture Night at the Ballinglen Arts Foundation

Culture Night "Culture is Catching" 2018, Friday 21st September 5-7pm in the Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Main Street Ballycastle. Tel: 096 43184 Email: An Exhibition by Chris Doris in the Gallery, Children's Printmaking Workshop with Jeffrey Hirst

for 5-12years,

Open Studios with Artists in Residence, Children's Paint and Collage Workshop - Taking a Walk on the Wild Side with American Artist Amy Metier.

Everyone Welcome.



Congratulations to Siobhan Heffernan winner of last week's 50/50 Draw (€223).


Div 3 League: Lahardane v Ballycastle on Saturday next at 5pm in Bofeenaun.


Best of luck to the Ballycastle U12 boys who will be in Croke Park on Sunday 23rd September.

They will play 3 games on the Croke Park pitch and also take a tour of Croke Park .


Burkes of Ballycastle

Burkes of Ballycastle accommodation now open.

Apartments and hostel accommodation for rent . 

Contact us on 0864684917, e-mail   and our website  


Gym Special Offer

Register in the month of September for yearly membership.

Standard Membership €120. Register during September only €100.

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.


Golf Society

Next outing is Allen Kelly Captains Prize on Saturday 29th September.

1st tee is booked for 10am.


Exhibition at the Ballinglen Gallery

Chris Doris "Object Relations" in The Ballinglen Gallery runs until 30th September. The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Main Street Ballycastle. Tel:096 43184. Email: . www.



Bingo in Ballycastle Hall continues on Monday at 8.30p.m.

Jackpot of €475 in 48 no's or less. Please support.


Craft Shop/Tourist Information

Craft Shop/Tourist Information (in the Resource Centre) is open Monday – Friday

from 11.00a.m. – 3.00p.m.


Cycling Club

Ballycastle Cycling Club spins every Sunday morning at 8am, every ability catered for.

Community Hall

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.


Monday : Bingo at 8.30p.m.

Tuesday: Boys and Girls Basketball from 5.30p.m. – 6.30p.m.

Boys and Girls Indoor Soccer from 6.30p.m. – 7.30p.m.


For all Hall bookings, contact Breda at 089-4607901


Church Notices

Eddie Stone, the Healer will be coming to Ballycastle Church on Sunday 16th September at 3.00p.m.


Masses this week:

Monday 7.00p.m.: Deceased Members of the Burke Family, Killeen

Tuesday 7.00p.m.: Mary Geraldine McHale (nee McDonnell)

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: Bridget Breslin (nee Grier)

Thursday 11.00a.m.: Catherine Kelly (Anniversary)

Friday 7.00p.m.: Michael Edward Tomas (Anniversary)

Saturday 8.15p.m.: Luke & John Gilligan, Patrick & Mary Leahy & Deceased Hefferon & Sweeney Families

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Kieran Cooke (Anniversary), Antonia Langan (Anniversary)


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Geraldine Dunican

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Susan Murphy



Saturday Vigil: Maura Fox

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Nuala Delaney



Saturday Vigil: As Arranged

Sunday 11.30a.m.: As Arranged