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  14th September '22


Recent Deaths

Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Kathleen Walsh, formerly from Dominick Street and sister of the late Michael and Joe Walsh who died recently in England .

May she rest in peace.

Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Paddy Pryal, formerly of Ballyknock, Ballycastle who died recently in Leeds .

May he rest in peace.

Sympathy is also extended to the family, relatives and friends of Michael Early, formerly from Billoose, who died recently in England .

May he rest in peace.


G.A.A. News


Junior Football Championship Rd 2:

Ballycastle: 2 – 13; Eastern Gaels : 5 – 11.


Ballycastle Team: Jason O'Neill, Dean Kelly, Richard Tighe, Paul Whelan,

Fionnan Caulfield (0-1), Ciarán McDonnell, Michael Tighe,

Fergal Forde (0-2, 0-1f), Shane Grier, Shane Maughan, Kevin Healy,

Martin Sweeney, Michéal Forde (2-9, 0-5f), Conor Barrett, Dermot Kelly (0-1).

Subs: Finn McDermott-Cox for Shane Maughan; Tom Tomas, Eoin McDonnell.



Ballycastle play Cill Chomain in Round 3 at a neutral venue, date and time to be announced.


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Joe Tighe, last week's winner (€205).

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

Belderrig Community Centre and on-line.


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



INHERIT, Place|Lab Collective, Group Exhibition. 

Main Street Ballycastle, Co. Mayo F26 X5N3.

Exhibition runs until 27th September 2022.


Opening hours : 12pm - 5pm Monday to Saturday. 1 - 5pm Sunday.

T : 096 43184.  Email :

Ballycastle Community Hall

To book the Hall or Gym please contact 086 3242347, 086 8704125 or 086 1584432.

Only €5 per session, €20 per month or €120 for the year.

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.


Church Notices

Weekday Masses will be celebrated at 11.00a.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 11.00a.m.

Deceased McDonnell & Conmy Families


Wednesday 11.00a.m.:

Special Intention


Friday 7.00p.m.:

Fr. Brian Conlon (Month's Mind)


Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.:

Vincent Donoghue (Month's Mind)

Michael Edward Tomas (Anniversary) & Michael Snr.

Edward & Nora Naughton & Tom Ruane

Kathleen (Anniversary) & Jack & Eamon Maughan


Sunday 11.30a.m.:

Antonia Langan (Anniversary)

Private Intention


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Geraldine Dunican

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Tony D'Arcy



Saturday Vigil: Geraldine Dunican

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Gillian Grier




Sunday 10.00a.m.:

Deceased Finnerty & McNulty Families