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14th October '09

Ballycastle GAA

An open invitation is extended to the official opening and blessing of the Colm Kenny Memorial Stand and the Tom Grier Clubhouse on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of Tom Langan Park. The event will take place on
Sunday 1st November 2009 , at 2pm. Fr Sean Killeen will perform the ceremony. To mark the occasion, a challenge match will take place between the North Mayo Junior champions 2002 and the present Ballycastle team. Refreshments will be served afterwards in the parish hall. Everyone is invited to the event and a great day is assured.



Sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Michael Munnelly (Merchant) Muingelly, who died last week.


Book Club

Anyone interested in forming a local Book Club, please contact Mary at 086-8095536.



People interested in writing are invited to an open evening to discuss activities, on Tuesday 20th October at 8.00p.m. in Suífinn Centre.


Halloween Disco

Teenage Halloween Disco (Fancy Dress) on Saturday 24th October in Ballycastle Hall from 10.00p.m. – 12.30a.m.




Welcome Inn Senior Football League: Ballaghadereen conceded the points to Ballycastle on Saturday last.

U-18 League : Naomh Pádraig: 0 – 6; Westport : 1 – 13.



No's drawn on Saturday 10th October'09 were: 4. 9. 19. 24.  No Jackpot winner so Jackpot now stands at 17,900euro. Next draw will take place in Katie Macs.

Five envelopes drawn:

Seán Maughan, Ballycastle

Alanna Moran, Annaghbeg

James Healy, Glenamoy

Fr. Seán Killeen, Ballycastle

P. R. Harrison, Ballycastle



Ballycastle/Belderrig Company meeting on Wednesday 21st October at 9.00p.m. in the Resource Centre.


Golf Society

Next outing is on Saturday 24th October in Belmullet Golf Club. Anyone interested please contact Eddie Keigher 086-3618595 or Vincent Tomas 087-7719359.

Beginners and visitors welcome.


Social Dancing

Social Dancing (waltz, jive, quickstep etc) in Ballycastle Hall on Friday 16th October from 9.00p.m. – 11.00p.m. All welcome.


Table Quiz

Table Quiz in aid of St. Patrick's College, Lacken Cross on Friday 23rd October at 8.30p.m. in Gilvarry's Pub, Killala organised by parents council. €20 – table of 4. Spot prizes. Please support. All welcome


Daycare Centre

Gentle exercises for ‘Active 55 Club' in the Daycare Centre, Suífinn Way on Wednesday mornings at 10.30a.m.


Church Notices

Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil: 8.15p.m.

Sunday: 11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday: No Mass

Tuesday 8.00p.m. : Bridget & John Gardiner & Michael Farrell

Wednesday: Dan, Catherine & Joe Tighe

Thursday 8.00p.m. : Johnny Tomas (Ballyglass)

Friday: Martin & Bridget Healy

Saturday Vigil 8.15p.m. : Tom Grier (Anniversary) & Tom

Sunday 11.30a.m. : People of the Parish


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Kathleen Donnelly

Sunday: Tony D'Arcy



Saturday Vigil: Eileen Grier

Sunday: Seán Callaghan



Saturday Vigil: Tony O'Donnell, Áine O'Donnell

Sunday: David McDonnell, Ciarán McDonnell



No Adoration. Mass at 8.00p.m.


Community Care:

Cook : Caroline Golden

Driver: Leo Golden