Ballycastle >Local News
  13th July'22



Congratulations and best wishes for the future to Áine Murphy, Seaview and

Shane Hegarty who were married recently in St. Bridget's Church, Ballycastle.


Sympathy is extended to the family: nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, sister-in-law, relatives and friends of Martin Healy, Doonfeeney and Suífinn way, Ballycastle who died on

Tuesday 12th July.

May he rest in peace.


Reposing at Lynn 's Funeral Home, Killala on Thursday from 5pm with removal at 7pm to St. Bridget's Church, Ballycastle for prayers at 7.30p.m.

Mass on Friday at 12.00noon followed by burial in Ballycastle Cemetery .


Sympathy is also extended to the family, relatives and friends of John McCann, Tubbercurry and late of Rathevesteen, Belderrig who died on 6th July.

May he rest in peace.

G.A.A. News


Mayo Senior League Div. 3B. Rd 5:

Shrule/Glencorrib v Ballycastle on Sunday next at 1.00p.m.


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Peter McDonnell, last week's winner (€176).

Tickets are now available in McNamee's XL, John Burkes, Post Office, Healy's Pub,

Belderrig Community Centre and on-line.

Western Care

Western Care local services are hosting a table quiz in The Thatch Inn, Crossmolina on Tuesday 19th July at 8.30pm.    Table of four: €40.00, also Spot Prizes and raffle on the night.

Your support will be greatly appreciated.  

Céide Fields

Open daily from 10.00a.m. – 6.00p.m. (last admission 5.15p.m.)

Free admission on the first Wednesday of every month.

Kellie and Emma of Céide Ladle are operating the café every day.


The art classes & computer course for both beginners and advanced are resuming in Ballycastle Community Hall shortly. We are fortunate to have Emma Donoghue as a tutor for our art classes and Nicola Blendell for the computer course. If interested please contact Sean 0861584432 or Kathleen 0860667192.


'Painting with Acid' by Norman Ackroyd, The Ballinglen Museum of Art, Main Street Ballycastle, Co. Mayo, F26RX61. 1st June - 31st August. 5 decades of Etchings, Watercolours, Display case and a new publication ‘An Irish Notebook', a selection of 40 sketches from the West Coast of Ireland.


Céide Coast Half Marathon & 10k

The Céide Coast Half Marathon will be held in Ballycastle on 8th October 2022.

This race will be run on the day in conjunction with the 10k Coastal Challenge which is now in its 7th successful year.

Register now at


Church Notices

Weekday Masses will be celebrated on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10.00a.m.


Mass on Saturdays at 7.00p.m. and Sundays at 11.30a.m. in Ballycastle and

on Sunday at 10.00a.m. in Belderrig.


Mass intentions for this week:


Tuesday 10.00a.m.:

Michael (Anniversary) & Kathleen Bourke

Ann & James Higgins and son James


Wednesday 10.00a.m.: Private Intention

Thursday 10.00a.m.:
Private Intention


Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.:

Anthony, Bridget, Michael, Vincie & Ann Hoban

Johnny Earley (1st Anniversary)

Martin Doherty (Anniversary)

Jack (Anniversary), Kathleen & Eamonn Maughan


Sunday 11.30a.m.:

Kathleen (Anniversary) & Paddy Healy, Glenurla


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Paddy McDonnell

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Louise Kelly



Saturday Vigil: Cauleen Barrett

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Margaret Burke




Sunday 17th July 10.00a.m.:

Clement, Mary & Michael Caulfield (Anniversaries)

Deceased Delaney, McNulty & Carey Families


Sunday 24th July 10.00a.m.:

Cathal Connolly (Anniversary)