Ballycastle >Local News
15th May '19

Lotto Jackpot €11,700

No's drawn on 13th May: 4. 14. 24. 29.

€100 winner: Collette Hyland, Ballycastle



The death occurred on Monday 13th May of Rose Geraghty (nee Belfield), 12 Suífinn Way, Ballycastle and formerly of Halifax, West Yorkshire. Sympathy is extended to her daughter Ann, granddaughter Amy, son-in-law Seán (Booth), extended family, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace.


Sympathy is also extended to the family, relatives and friends of Anita Van Hoe, Belgium and Heathfield, Ballycastle who died recently.

May she rest in peace.


Water Safety

Water Safety classes will commence on Saturday 30th June to 3rd July on Lacken Pier at 1.00p.m. Enrolment on the day. Contact Anne at 096-43180 (evenings only).


Ballinglen Exhibition

Jane Goldman “Pools and Deep Time: 25 years at the Ballinglen Arts Foundation”, continues

until 10th June. The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Main Street Ballycastle Co. Mayo F26 X5N3

Tel: 096 43184 Email:



50/50 Draw: Congratulations to Anthony Tighe, last week's winner (€220).

50/50 Can now be purchased online at  



Mayo Junior A Football Championship Rd 2:

Ballycastle v Charlestown Sarsfields on Sunday 19th May at 2.00p.m. in Tom Langan Park .


Mayo Junior C Football Championship Rd 2:

Ballycastle v Balla at 8.00p.m. on Friday 17th May in Tom Langan Park , Ballycastle.



Mayo Senior League Div 4:

Tourmakeady: 3 – 14; Ballycastle: 2 -11.



Fianna Fáil Function in Seaview Lounge, Ballycastle on Friday 17th May.

Local Candidate Eamon Moore will attend.

Music by Pete Carden. Refreshments will be served. Raffle and Spot Prizes. All welcome.



Bingo in Ballycastle Hall on Monday 20th May at 8.30p.m. Jackpot €425 in 46 no's or less.


Athletic Club

Ballycastle A.C. athletics training every Saturday morning at 10am, meet at the Community Hall, anyone from junior infants to adults can come out and join us to get fit in a fun and non-competitive environment.


Craft Shop/Tourist Information

Craft Shop/Tourist Information (in the Resource Centre) is open Monday – Friday

from 11.00a.m. – 3.00p.m.


Cycling Club

Ballycastle Cycling Club spins every Sunday morning at 8am, every ability catered for.

Community Hall

Opening times for the Gymnasium in Ballycastle Community Hall are:

Monday – Friday 9.00a.m. – 1.00p.m. and 5.00p.m. – 9.00p.m.

Saturday 10.00a.m. – 1.30p.m.

Prices: €5 per visit, €20 per month, €50 for 3 months or €120 per year.


Monday : Bingo at 8.30p.m.


For all Hall bookings, contact Breda at 089-4607901


Church Notices

Masses this week:

Monday: No Mass

Tuesday 11.00a.m.: People of the Parish

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: John, Winifred & Breege Keane

Thursday 11.00a.m.: Patrick & Maura McGuire & Deceased Family

Friday 11.00a.m.: James & Annie Doherty

Saturday 8.15p.m.: Pearse Hegarty (Anniversary)

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Mai & Anthony Quinn


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Paddy McDonnell

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Michael A. O'Connor



Saturday Vigil: Maura Fox

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Elizabeth O'Donnell



Saturday Vigil: Lorna Tomas, Juliet & Maebh Heffernan

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Niamh Fox, Lorcan O'Donnell, Seán Tighe