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15th July '09


Art Exhibition

Ballycastle Women's Art Group presents 'Solas' a new selection of paintings depicting the wild beauty of the surrounding country and sea-sides, concentrating on light and shade.

The following ladies are taking part in this 12th Annual Exhibition:   Ellen Stagg, Mary Delaney,

Rita Langan, Ann O'Gorman, Margaret Herbert, Margaret Kelly, Cath Doores,

Florrie McBrien, Marian Galt (Bourke), Isthar, Hazel Kneafsey, Sue Kneafsey,

Mauretti Uí Fhlatharta and Sue Upton (Tutor).

The Exhibition will take place (a week earlier than previous years) on Saturday 25th July '09 in the Resource Centre Gallery, Main Street , Ballycastle. The official opening will be performed by Theresa Bourke (former Art Teacher in the closed Stella Maris Convent) at 8.30p.m. Cheese and wine reception. All welcome. The Resource Centre will be open Monday – Friday from 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m. and will be open on Sunday 26th July from 1.00p.m. – 4.00p.m. and Bank Holiday Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 12.00noon – 4.00p.m. Tel: 096-43946/43407.



No's drawn on Saturday 11th July '09 were: 10. 12. 21. 27. No Jackpot winner so Jackpot now stands at 16,600euro.   Next draw will take place in McNamees

Five envelopes drawn:

Michael Ruane, Muingelly

Maria Ruane, Muingelly

Agnes Winters, Ballycastle

Katie Ruddy, Ballycastle

Joe Tighe, Ballymachugh


Golf Classic

Ballycastle/Belderig Annual Golf Tournament takes place in Enniscrone on Thursday 16th July.




U-21: Ballycastle: 1 – 5; Bonniconlon: 1 – 13

U-14: Naomh Pádraig: 1 – 13; Swinford: 1 – 7


North Mayo Junior Divisional Cup: Ardnaree or Lacken v Ballycastle on Saturday 18th July at 7.30p.m. in Crossmolina

U-12: Bonniconlon v Naomh Pádraig on Monday 20th at 7.00p.m.


Commemorative Ceremony

There will be a Commemorative Ceremony in Ballycastle Graveyard on Sunday next at 2.30p.m. for Private E.G. Lane who was buried here in 1940 during World War 2.

Dev. Co.

Ballycastle/Belderrig Company meeting on Wednesday 22nd July at 9.00p.m in the Resource Centre.


Knock Pilgrimage

Annual Ballycastle/Belderrig Annual Knock Pilgrimage will take place on Thursday 30th July. (More details next week)


Outdoor Masses

Sunday 26th July: Downpatrick Head Pilgrimage at 12.00noon

Sunday 2nd August: Ballycastle Graveyard at 6.00p.m.

Sunday 9th August: Belderrig Graveyard at 6.00p.m.

Doonfeeney and Kilbride Graveyards – to be decided later


Church Notices

Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil: 8.15p.m .

Sunday: 11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday: Deceased Curran Family

Tuesday 8.00p.m. : Harry, Mary & Maureen Cronshaw

Wednesday 8.00p.m. : John & Kathleen Nealon

Thursday: No Mass

Friday 8.00p.m. : Michael (Anniversary) & Kathleen Bourke

Saturday Vigil: Tom & Bridget Tighe (Larragon) & Deceased Family

Sunday 11.30a.m. : Michael & Tessie Kenny


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Mary Hefferon

Sunday: Tony D'Arcy



Saturday Vigil: George O'Grady

Sunday: Pauline Busby



Saturday Vigil: Eve Kelly, Jodie Kelly, Zach Kelly

Sunday: Kevin Healy, Tony O'Donnell, Áine O'Donnell



No adoration. Mass at 8.00p.m.


Community Care:

Cook : Caroline Golden

Driver: Leo Golden