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  15th February '23

Ballycastle Health Fair

HSE Community Healthcare and Mayo County Council invite you to Ballycastle Health Fair – on Thursday 9th March from 7pm – 9pm in Ballycastle Community Hall.

Public information evening on FREE programmes, events and activities available in your community:

•  Are you living with a Chronic condition
•  Want to learn how to cook easy healthy meals on a budget
•  Would you like to learn how to parent effectively
•  Would you like a new hobby or interest
•  Would you like to quit smoking
•  FREE Nicotine Replacement medication to all
•  Would you like to meet new friends

MC on the night - Michael D. McAndrew of Mid-West Radio.

Free Blood Pressure Checks.

Everyone Welcome. No Booking required. Refreshments provided.



25 Card Game

Weekly 25 Card Game in Ballycastle GAA Clubhouse every Tuesday at 8.00pm.

Tea and refreshments served.


Winners of the 25 Card Game on 14th February were:

1st: Kathleen McDonnell & Chris Maughan

2nd: Breege Gardiner & George O'Grady

Supporters Prize: Tom Scott & Lawrence Scott

Raffle Winners:

1st: Tom Scott

2nd: Chris Maughan

3rd: Padraig McAvock


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Sinéad McDonnell, last week's winner (€215).

Tickets are now available in John Burkes, Post Office, Belderrig Community Centre and on-line at



GAA Membership for 2023 is now due. Membership can be bought through the link or by contacting any of the executive.
Cairde membership gives you a weekly ticket for the 50/50 Lotto, €100 Mayo GAA Development ticket, ticket for the National GAA draw and full membership for Ballycastle GAA.

Ballycastle GAA will also be holding a membership registration night in the new clubhouse on Friday 24th February from 6pm – 9pm where GAA club gear will be available to order, and refreshments available also.



Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Seamus Grealy, Dublin and formerly of Glencalry, who died recently.

May he rest in peace.


Powerfit Coaching

Classes on Mondays and Wednesdays at 7.15pm in Ballycastle Community Hall.

€10 per class. Pay as you go now available.


Céide Glamping

Available to book on and Airbnb.

Book your break now in one of the luxurious glamping pods and enjoy the breathtaking views of Downpatrick Head and Dún Briste Seastack and the sound of the wild Atlantic Ocean on your doorstep.


Ballycastle Community Hall

Ballycastle Community Hall is available to hire for all functions. For all Hall or Gym bookings please contact 086 0667192, 086 8704125 or 086 1584432.

Monday to Friday 9am – 9pm

Saturday 9am – 1pm

Closed on Sundays.


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.

All who are ill in the Community


Wednesday 11.00a.m.

Catherine O'Malley


Thursday 11.00a.m.

Private Intention


Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.:

Gretta Langan (Month's Mind)

Mary (Anniversary) & Michael T. Walsh

Patrick Burke, Glenurla

Marty & Paddy Healy, Rynn

Kathleen (Anniversary) & John Nealon


Sunday 11.30a.m.:

Michael Burke, Killeen (1st Anniversary) & John Burke, Wexford (1st Anniversary)

Tony & Mary McAndrew


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Geraldine Dunican

Sunday: Tony D'Arcy



Saturday Vigil: Cauleen Barrett

Sunday: Elizabeth O'Donnell




Sunday 10.00a.m.:

Jack (Anniversary) & Maureen Flannery

John & Ann O'Gara