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13th June '18



Congratulations and best wishes for the future to Martin Doherty, Carrowcubic and Valentina Rosa,who got married in Bologna, Italy on Saturday 9th June and to Michael Gribbin, Ballymachugh and Cathy Gallahue, Tipperary who got married in Lisvernane, Tipperary on Saturday 9th June.



No's drawn on 11th June were: 7. 12. 26. 30. No Jackpot winner.

Jackpot now €6,900. Next draw in Katie Macs.

Five Envelopes drawn:

Eoghan & Darragh McNulty, Ballina

Marian & Fiona Timlin, Ballinglen

Collette Hyland, Ballycastle

Mary Cooke, Behy

Eddie & Phil Scott, Sea Road



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

- Martin Healy, Surrey , England and formerly of Geeveraune, Belderrig who died in Surrey

- Pat McDonnell who died recently in Leeds (Brother of the late Josie Noone, Ballinglen ).

- Peter Cosgrove Maynooth and formerly Geesala (Brother-in-law of Eileen McHale, Belderrig).

May they rest in peace.


Bike Week

As part of Bike Week, cycle on Sunday next 16th from the Bike Station to Downpatrick Head starting at 2.00p.m. Refreshments after. This is a free event.



Congratulations to Maura McCann, winner of last week's 50/50 Draw (€240).


New community text on WhatsApp - text your name and number to Máirtin Flannery on 0863225128 if you would like to be added. 



Bingo in Ballycastle Community Hall on Monday 18th June at 8.30p.m. Jackpot €850 in 52 numbers.


Children's Summer Workshop

The Ballinglen Arts Foundation: Children's Summer Art Workshop 9th & 10th July 2018 from 10.00am - 1.00pm. Age: 5 - 12 years, €8 per day or €12 for both days per child.

For more Information and Booking Tel: 096 43184 or Email:

The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Main Street Ballycastle, Co. Mayo, F26 X5N3.


Exhibition at the Ballinglen Gallery

Nataly Maier "Metropolis and Bows" in The Ballinglen Gallery runs until 27th July 2018. The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Main Street Ballycastle, Co. Mayo. Tel/Fax: 096 43184 Email:


Water Safety

Water Safety week commencing on Saturday 7th July at 2.00p.m. on Lacken Pier.

All enquiries to Anne Healy at 096-43180 after 7.00p.m.


Golf Society

Outing to Woodstock Golf Course, Ennis is on the weekend of the 22/23 June.

Contact Ray Finnerty for more information on 0863799515. 


Craft Shop

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

from 11.00a.m. – 3.00p.m.


Athletic Club

Training on Friday evenings 6.30p.m. – 7.45p.m. and Couch to 5K every Saturday morning at 9.45a.m. from the Community Hall.


Cycling Club

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


The club's annual weekend away will be in July, when we hope to complete the 180km of the Ring of Kerry. For more details contact Máirtin Flannery.

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

Masses this week:

Monday 11.00a.m.: People of the Parish

Tuesday 7.00p.m.: Bridie Tomas, Ballyglass (Anniversary)

Wednesday 7.00a.m.: Private Intention

Thursday 7.00p.m.: John, Kathleen & Joe Nealon

Friday 7.00p.m.: Molly & Johnny McGarry (Anniversaries)

Saturday 8.15p.m.: Veronica Smyth (nee Carey)

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Johnny Tighe & Paddy O'Donnell (Dooleeg)


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: As Arranged

Sunday 11.30a.m.: As Arranged



Saturday Vigil: George O'Grady

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Nuala Delaney



Saturday Vigil: Emily Loftus, Orla Tighe, Liam Heffernan

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Josh & Tristan Murphy, Juliet Heffernan