Ballycastle >Local News
  13th October '21


22 children from St. Bridget's National School will be confirmed by Bishop John Fleming

at the 11.30a.m. Mass on Sunday next (17th).



Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Seamus Walsh, Belderrig who died recently.

May he rest in peace.



Art Classes and beginner's computer course are resuming in Ballycastle Community Hall shortly.

For more information or to register your interest, contact Seán on 086 1584432 or

Kathleen on 086 0667192.




Mayo Exclusive Junior Championship Round 3:

Ballycastle v Mogownagh on Sunday 17th at 1.00p.m. in Lacken.


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Maura Fox, last week's winner (€204).

Tickets are now available in McNamees XL, John Burkes, Post Office, Belderrig Community Centre

and on-line.


Quiz Night

Ballycastle GAA are holding a Quiz Night on 23rd October in the Seaview Lounge.

This is a fundraiser for a Club Defibrillator.


Irish Dance Class

Murphy School of Irish Dancing will be resuming classes soon in St. John's Hall, Ballycastle.

If you would like to book a place for your child, please forward your child's name to

Anne Marie Murphy at 086 0687342.


Ballinglen Museum of Art

An exhibition in The Ballinglen Museum of Art 'Stoney Road Press: Twenty Years – A Survey'. 

This exhibition will run until 31st October.

The Ballinglen Museum of Art is located on Main Street, Ballycastle, Co Mayo F26RX61.
For further information contact: Úna Forde 353 (0)96 43184


Exhibition in Ballinglen Gallery

Fumi Masaki  'In Between' at the Ballinglen Gallery, Ballycastle, Co. Mayo F26X5N3

17th Sept - 30th Oct 2021



Ballycastle Gym

Ballycastle Community Hall gym is now open by appointment only.

Morning sessions from 9am -1pm and evenings from 5pm -9pm.

Contact 089 4607901 mornings and 086 3242347 evenings.

Céide Fields

The Céide Fields outdoor site is open to the public, every day free of charge from 10a.m. to 5pm. The construction work on the exciting all new exhibitions in the Visitor Centre has restarted so the café and toilets will not be available.


Church Notices

All covid restrictions will be lifted on 22 nd October. There will be no restrictions on numbers attending in churches. Church baskets will be passed around as before covid.

Restrictions will be lifted from seats but the 2metre social distancing remains, as does face coverings and hand sanitizing.


Mass on Wednesdays at 11.00a.m. 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:

Wednesday: Holy Souls; Frank & Mary Farrell & Deceased Family Members, (Ballinglen)

Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.: Tom (Anniversary) & Kathleen Grier & Deceased Family Members

Sunday 11.30a.m.: The Sacrament of Confirmation


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Eileen Grier

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Mary Carden



Saturday Vigil: As Arranged

Sunday 11.30a.m.: As Arranged



Sunday 17th October 10.00a.m.: Deceased Hegarty & Winters Families