Ballycastle >Local News
15th June '11

                                                      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



No's drawn on Saturday 11th June were: 8. 12. 19. 20. No Jackpot winner. Jackpot now stands at €5,700. Next draw in McNamees.

Five Envelopes drawn:

The Carden Boys, Moyney

Mary Healy, Carrowcur

Michael Bourke, Heathfield

Dr. Clinton, Carrowcubic

Malcolm McDonnell, Main Street



Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Denis Farrell who died in England (son of Evelyn & Peter Farrell, Laragon and nephew of Johnny, Tom & Noel Tighe).


Dance in Ballycastle Hall on Sunday 26th June from 10.30p.m. – 12.30a.m.. Music by Cadillac. Tea & Coffee served.




Junior Football Championship: Shrule-Glencorrib B v Ballycastle on Sunday 19th at 2.00p.m.



North Mayo Exclusive Junior Cup Final: Ballycastle v Moygownagh on Saturday 11th June ended in a draw game after extra time.


National Schools Tournament: Congratulations to Cooneal NS on winning the final of the Colm Kenny Memorial Football Tournament, defeating Lacken in the Final.


Club Membership can be paid to Martin Hefferon, Chairman, Éilis Ormsby, Treasurer or any Club officer. Students and O.A.P.'s: €10; Single: €25; Family: €40.


Ballycastle Golf Society

Next outing is to Adare Manor, Limerick on 25th June.
Anyone interested in playing can contact Vincent Tomas on 087 7719359 or Michael Kelly on 087 9145551.


Water Safety

Water Safety at Lacken Pier commencing 27th June and 25th July. All enquiries to Anne at 096-43180.


Ballycastle Book Club

Meet the last Thursday of every month at 9.00p.m. For further details contact Mary at 086-8095536.


Community Care

Meals for elderly and anyone that would like to avail of this service continues on Monday and Friday each week from 12.00 – 1.30p.m. in Suífinn Way Centre.


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.


Community Hall

Monday : Bingo at 9.00p.m.

Tuesday : Ladies Indoor Soccer at 8.00p.m.

Wednesday : Men's Indoor Soccer (Adults only) 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: Dan & Bridget Tighe

Tuesday: Catherine & Dan Tighe

Wednesday 8.00p.m.: Jim & Bridgie Horan & Cathal

Thursday: Hunt & Gallagher Families

Friday: Johnny & Helen Tighe & Deceased family

Saturday 12.00noon: Mary Kate Greham (Month's Mind)

Saturday 8.15p.m.: Michael & Mary Walsh

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Johnny Gilmartin (Anniversary)


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Rose Nealon

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Seán Callaghan



Saturday Vigil: Michael A. O'Connor

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Elizabeth O'Donnell



Saturday Vigil: Josie & Zach Kelly, Liam Óg Barrett, Maria Maughan

Sunday : Martin Sweeney, Áine O'Donnell, Conor Tomas, Katelyn Healy



7.00p.m.: Bernie Chambers, Mauretti Bn. Uí Fhlatharta

7.30p.m.: Breda McNulty, Peggy Flannery

8.00p.m.: Bridie Farrell, Miriam Burke

8.30p.m.: Susan Tighe Peggy Tighe