Ballycastle >Local News
15th August '12

                                                      An AED Defibrillator is located in Ballycastle Community Hall

                                                      In the event of a person collapsing and becoming unresponsive:

                                                      1. Call 999 (landline) or 112 (mobile)

                                                      2. Call local Defibrillator Responder on

                                                         A) 086-257-6771 or B) 086-257-6772

                                                      3. Start CPR immediately while awaiting responder and emergency                                                            service


Congratulations and best wishes for the future to Louise Langan, Ballyknock and Keith Brogan, Ballina who were married in St. Brigid's Church, Ballycastle on Thursday last.



The death has occurred of Patricia Conmy, Ballymachugh, Ballycastle. Her remains will repose at Lynn 's Funeral Home, Killala tomorrow (Thursday) evening from 6.30p.m. with removal at 8.30p.m. to St. Brigid's Church, Ballycastle, arriving at 9.00p.m. Mass on Friday at 12.00noon with funeral proceeding afterwards to Ballycastle Cemetery .

Sympathy is extended to her sons Joe, Michael and Patrick, grandchildren, relatives and friends.


Sympathy is also extended to the families, relatives and friends of:

John (Ian) McNulty, Late of Belderrig who died recently in England (Brother of Attie McNulty, Seaview) . His remains will arrive in Belderig Church on Friday evening at 8.00p.m. Mass on Saturday at 3.00p.m. with funeral proceeding afterwards to Belderrig Cemetery .

Maureen Flannery , Belderrig who died recently.


Cemetery Mass

Sunday 19th August: Doonfeeney Cemetery at 5.00p.m.


Parish Mission

Mission in Ballycastle/Belderrig Parish, led by the Redemptorist Fathers, begins on Saturday 8th September and concludes on Saturday 15th September. More details later.


Ladies County Junior Semi Final

St. Brigids v Westport on Sunday 19th in Tom Langan Park , Ballycastle at 2p.m..  

Art Exhibition

Ballycastle Art Group's Annual Art Exhibition ‘Faces and Places' will remain open Monday – Friday 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m. in the Resource Centre Art Gallery , Ballycastle.




No's drawn on Saturday 11th August were: 8. 9. 17. 26. No Jackpot winner. Jackpot now stands at €11,800. Next draw in Katie Macs.

Five Envelopes drawn:

B. Gaughan, Seaview Place

Patsy O'Donnell, Balllinglen

Josh & Tristan Murphy, Ballycastle

Terri Kiernan, Kilbride

Saoirse Sweeney, Ballyknock




Junior Football Championship Group 2 Rd 5:

Ballintubber: 1 – 16; Ballycastle: 0 - 8.


County Board Draw:

Every person who buys a County Board ticket and paid up membership is entitled to buying a ticket to all Mayo Senior Championship matches including All-Ireland Final. Tickets available from any club officer.



Club Membership is due and can be paid to any committee member.


Ballycastle Golf Society

Next outing to Claremorris Golf Club on September 1 st .

Anyone interested in playing can contact Vincent Tomas on 087 7719359 or Padraig Winters on 086 3203736


Céide Fields

Céide Fields is offering free admission to everybody on the first Wednesday of every month. Open every day from 10.00a.m. – 6.00p.m.



Library is now located in the VEC Building (former Secondary School) and is open on Wednesdays from 9.30a.m. – 4.00p.m.


Outdoor Gym

The new outdoor fitness gym is finally installed in Suífinn Way Estate and open to anybody over the age of 50. The equipment is clearly marked with instructions on how to use each individual piece.

For further information contact Suífinn Way Centre:

Phone No: 096-43848




Exercise Club


Exercise Club meet each Tuesday at 11.00a.m. in Daycare Centre, Suífinn Way .

New members welcome.



Bingo in Ballycastle Hall on Monday nights at 9.00p.m.

Home Care Service

Home care help available to the elderly and convalescent in the Ballycastle and surrounding areas. Interested persons can contact Josephine on 086-0579023, for details and arrangement.


Craft Shop

Craft Shop is located in the Resource Centre, Upper Main Street .

Facilities available :

Broadband Internet, Fax, Laminating, Photocopying, Typing.

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m. (closed for lunch 1 – 2.00p.m.)


Community Hall

Monday : Bingo at 9.00p.m.

Thursday : Adults Basketball at 8.00p.m.

Anyone wishing to book the Hall for meetings or activities, contact Breda McNulty at 086-0644114.


Church Notices


Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil: 8.15p.m.

Sunday: 11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday: Patsy Keane (Heathfield)

Tuesday 8.15p.m.: Jim McLean

Wednesday 11.30a.m.: People of the Parish

Thursday: Bridie, Pat & Jack Langan (Killerduff)

Friday : Maureen Flannery

Saturday Vigil 8.15p.m.: Michael John & Katie Barrett

Sunday 11.30a.m.:   Deceased O'Donnell Family (Ballinglen)


Eucharist Ministers:

Vigil 15 th : Breege Gardiner

Wednesday 15 th : Mary Boyle

Saturday Vigil: Tommy Carey

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Paddy Kelly



Vigil 15 th : Mary Walsh

Wednesday 15 th : Mary Hefferon

Saturday Vigil: Caroline Nealon

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Nuala Delaney



Saturday Vigil: Conor Tomas, Ciara Doyle Sweeney

Sunday : Anna Healy, Ciarán McDonnell, Niamh McAndrew



No Adoration this week