Ballycastle >Local News
15th September '10

                                                      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                                                            services.



No's drawn on Saturday 11th September were: 7. 8. 26. 30. No Jackpot winner. Jackpot now stands at €1,800. Next Draw in Katie Macs.

Five Envelopes drawn:

Padraig & Lisa Garry, Seaview

Jim & Breege Meyler, Carrowcubic

S.A.M.P. Whelan, Killerduff

Phil Hunt, Carrowcubic

Peter Harrison, Carrowcubic


Tractor Run

West Coast Vintage Society tractor Road Run on Sunday 3rd October in aid of Cancer Care West and Ballina Hospital . Contact Alastair at 087 2111211.


Ballycastle Golf Society

Next Outing:  “Captains Prize” Saturday September 18th in Ballina Golf Club.
All visitors welcome and lots of prizes to be won.

Anyone interested in playing please contact Eddie Keigher 086-3618595 or

Vincent Tomas 087-7719359.


Card Game

Social 25 card game in the Community Hall on Friday nights at 8.30p.m.


Craft Fair

Annual Christmas Craft Fair will take place in Ballycastle Resource Centre on Saturday 27th

& Sunday 28th November. More details later.



Bingo in the Community Hall every Monday night at 8.30p.m . (Note change of time)




Welcome Inn SFL: Lahardane: 4 – 9: Ballycastle: 0-10.



Welcome Inn SFL: Knockmore v Ballycastle on Saturday 18th at 5.30p.m.


Bag Packing:

Ballycastle G.A.A. are doing fundraising bag-packing in Dunnes Stores, Ballina on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th September. All help is appreciated and anyone that can help on either day please contact Declan on 087 2515292 or Eilis on 087 7936942.


Card Game:

Ballycastle G.A.A. are holding their Annual Card Game on Wednesday 15 th December in Ballycastle Hall at 8.30p.m. Tickets 10euro.


Ladies Indoor Soccer

Ladies Indoor Soccer on Tuesday nights in the Community Hall at 8.00p.m.

Men's Indoor Soccer

Wednesday nights in the Community Hall: Teenagers at 8.00p.m. and Adults only at 9.00p.m.



Basketball on Thursday nights in the Community Hall at usual times.


Craft Shop

Facilities available :

Broadband Internet, Fax, Laminating, Photocopying, Typing.

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m.



An 11 weeks course begins on Wednesday 22nd September in the Resource Centre, Ballycastle. Evening Class 8.00p.m. – 9.30p.m. (Ongoing, beginners welcome).

Wear loose comfortable clothing. Bring Yoga mat and small blanket for the relaxation.

Tutor: Ishtar, Colour Therapist, Teacher of Yoga and Dancing the Rainbow.

Fee: €110 payable at start of course.

Booking and enquiries: Phone Ishtar at 096-34901 or 086 1600964.


Community Hall

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: Aidan Tighe

Tuesday: No Mass

Wednesday: Mai Commins

Thursday: Private Intention

Friday: Mass for National School Children (Beginning of School Year)

Saturday 8.15p.m. : Kathleen Maughan (Anniversary) & Jack

Sunday 11.30a.m. : Michael McGarry (Anniversary ) & Deceased Family


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Breege Gardiner

Sunday: Jerome Chambers



Saturday Vigil: George O'Grady

Sunday: Nuala Delaney



Saturday Vigil: Kate Loftus, Áine O'Donnell, Conor Tomas, Ciara Doyle Sweeney

Sunday: Martin Sweeney, Ciarán McDonnell, Michael Tighe, Liam Óg Barrett



7.00p.m. : Breege Doherty, Peggy Burke

7.30p.m. : Bridie Hunt, Caroline Stadler

8.00p.m. : Breege Meyler, Margaret McLean

8.30p.m. : Kathleen Donnelly, Mary O'Connor