Ballycastle >Local News
  16th November '22


Eco Campus

The Céide Coast Eco Campus will be having an official opening on Saturday 19th November to open phase 1 of the ground floor. They extend an invitation to all the community to attend the event at 1.45pm at the former Stella Maris Secondary School building, Ballycastle.


Cemetery Rosary

Rosary for November in the 4 cemeteries on Sunday 20th November:

Ballycastle at 1.00pm

Kilbride at 2.00pm

Doonfeeney at 3.00pm

Belderrig at 4.00pm

Monster Bingo

Bingo is Back at the Ballycastle Community Hall!

We are having a MONSTER Bingo on Monday 12th December at 8.30pm.

Jackpot prize on the night is €1000.

Along with a mega in-house raffle it will be sure to be a great night! 


G.A.A. News


Ballycastle GAA Club AGM will take place on Saturday 19th November at 8.00pm in the Club House. All members welcome.



Ballycastle GAA Club are seeking expressions of interest for the role of manager for our junior team for the 2023 season.

An exciting opportunity to lead a fantastic group of young players and take the club to the next level 

Applications can be made by email or phone to our secretary or chairperson

Eilish 0877936942

Vincent 0877719359


Memory Wall:

There has been great interest in the Memory Wall since it was launched last year and Ballycastle GAA Club would like to remind the Ballycastle diaspora the Wall is still open for requests. With Christmas coming it might be the perfect time to not only help the GAA Club but also remember a loved one who's passed. For details on the Memory Wall, as well as instructions on how to purchase a tile, visit


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Brendan Caulfield, last week's winner (€205).

Tickets are now available in John Burkes, Post Office, Healy's Pub,

Belderrig Community Centre and on-line at


Rural Social Scheme Vacancies

A vacancy exists on the Rural Social Scheme in the Community Hall in Ballycastle.

Duties include opening and closing of the Ballycastle Community Hall and general caretaking duties. Approx 20 hrs per week. Please contact 087 922 6615 for further information. 


A position is also available on the Rural Social Scheme for duties attached to St. Bridget's Church.

Rural Social Scheme criteria applies. Contact 087-9226615 for more information.


Ballycastle Community Hall

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.


Ballinglen Gallery

Diane Henshaw “Cloud Drawings” at the Ballinglen Gallery continues until

Friday 18th November. Opening hours: Monday – Friday 12 – 5pm.

Weekends by appointment.


PowerFit Coaching

PowerFit Coaching keep fit classes in Ballycastle Hall for all levels of fitness.

Please contact 086 1690028 or to sign up.


Céide Fields

Open daily from 10.00a.m. – 6.00p.m. (last admission 5.15p.m.)

Free admission on the first Wednesday of every month.

Kellie and Emma of Céide Ladle are operating the café every day.


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.

Faithful Departed


Wednesday 11.00a.m.

Deceased Langan & Jordan Family Members


Thursday 11.00a.m.

Faithful Departed


Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.:

Jimmy & Teresa Healy (Carrowmacshane)

Tony (Anniversary) & Eileen Whelan

Deceased Mangan & Earley Family Members


Sunday 11.30a.m.:

Brian Burke & Breege & Michael John Hughes & Deceased Family

Annie (Anniversary) & Francie Donoghue & Deceased Family

Margaret (Anniversary) & Kevin Burke & Deceased Burke & Gilroy Families.


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Bridget Langan

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Mary Boyle



Saturday Vigil: Ciarán Kenny

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Florrie McBrien




Saturday 12.00noon:

Katie O'Boyle (Month's Mind)


Sunday 10.00a.m.:

Geraldine Noone (Anniversary)

Liz McHale (Anniversary)