Ballycastle >Local News
  15th November '23


Congratulations and best wishes for the future to Joe Tighe, Ballymachugh and Anne Marie Kneafsey, Knockmore who were married on Saturday 11th November.


Recent death

Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Josie Munnelly (née Carey), London and formerly of Doonfeeney, Ballycastle who died recently.

May she rest in peace.


Christmas Monster Bingo

Christmas Monster Bingo in Ballycastle Community Hall on December 18th at 8.00pm.

Jackpot €1,000.



Card Game:

Ballycastle G AA card game on Tuesday nights at 8pm in the clubhouse.


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Patrick McNulty, last weekend's winner (€167.50).

Tickets are now available in John Burkes, Healys Bar, Donnelly's Village Store, Seaview Lounge, Belderrig Community Centre and on-line at


Dinner Party:

Dinner Party honouring the 1993 team, hosted by Ballycastle GAA, on 29th December at 7.30pm in Ballycastle Community Hall.


Fundraiser for St. Bridget's Church

St. Bridget's Church, Ballycastle will host Carols by Candlelight with the Moy Singers and local artists on Friday 22nd December at 7.30pm sharp. Tickets will be available over the next few weeks.

More details later.


St. Brigid's LGFC

St. Brigid's LGFC are holding their AGM on Wednesday 29th November in Ballycastle Club house at 8.00pm. All members welcome. Nominations for committee positions have to be emailed to club secretary ( no later than Wednesday 22nd November at 9.00pm.


Ballycastle Community Hall

Monday: Hip Hop for teens 7.30pm – 8.30pm

Tuesday: Soccer for Men 7.00pm – 8.30pm

Wednesday: Art Class for teenagers (13-17yrs old) 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Thursday: Soccer for men 7.00pm – 8.30pm; Art Class for adults 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Friday: Ladies Dance 7.30pm – 8.30pm

Saturday: Art Class for children from 11.00am – 1.00pm


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.


Belderrig Community Centre

A series of Craft Taster Workshops will run in Belderrig Community Centre in November.

The line up of activities is:

Nov 20th – Willow Weaving with Tom Delaney

Nov 27th – Wood Whittling a pen with LMA Designs

Workshops will run from 6.30-8.30pm. Booking is essential.

Please ring Maria on 087 1857280 to learn more or book a place.


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.

Paddy & Eileen Cosgrove & Mary Callaghan & P.J. Reynolds

Faithful Departed


Wednesday 11.00a.m:

Faithful Departed


Thursday 11.30a.m.:

James Higgins (Anniversary) & Anne & James Higgins

Faithful Departed


Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.:

Faithful Departed


Sunday 11.30a.m.:

Ellen Horsfield & Séan & Michael McHale

Michael John & Brian Burke & Breege Hughes & deceased family members

Annie & Francie Donoghue & deceased family members


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Anne O'Donnell

Sunday: Margaret Burke



Saturday Vigil: Mary Kenny

Sunday: Gillian Grier




Friday 17th 11.00am:

Faithful Departed


Sunday 19th 10.00a.m.:

Liz McHale (Anniversary) & Bernie Blessington

Pat & Annie McAvock (Anniversaries)

Deceased Finnerty & McNulty Families