Ballycastle >Local News
17th April '19

Lotto Jackpot €11,300

No's drawn on 15th April: 3. 10. 12. 25.

€100 winner: Michael A. O'Connor, Sea Road


Table Quiz

Downpatrick Headers Drama Society are hosting a Monster Table Quiz, followed by Music, Craic and Refreshments, on Good Friday 19th April in Ballycastle Community Hall at 8.30p.m. Table of 4 for €20 or €5 per person. Tickets on the door. Do support and bring yourself, your family and your village.

Let's have a great Community night this Good Friday.



50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to J. Coyle, last week's winner (€234).



Mayo Junior C Championship Group 3 Rd 1:

Mayo Gaels v Ballycastle on Friday 19th April at 6.00p.m.


Mayo Junior A Championship Group 3 Rd 1:

Castlebar Mitchells v Ballycastle on Sunday 21st April at 1.00p.m.



Div 4 Senior League: Ballycastle: 3 - 11; Ballina Stephenites: 1 - 6.



Sympathy is extended to the families, relatives and friends of the following who died recently:

-    Mary Kate Doherty, Suífinn Way and late of Knockaun, Ballycastle

-    Patrick Cosgrave, Cloghans, Ballina (Father of Bridie Hunt, Carrowcubic and

           Madeline Gaughan, Seaview)

-    Seán McNicholls, England (Son of Mary Jo (nee Lavelle) and nephew of Seamus Lavelle,

           Main Street)

-    Frank Gibbons, Belmullet (Uncle of Anne Healy, Heathfield and Eileen Kearney, Carrowcullen)

May they rest in peace.


Easter Raffle

Winners of the Community Hall Easter Raffle were:

1st: Ann Madden;        2nd: Keith Garry;         3rd: Laura Madden;

4th: Mauretti Flatherty;       5th: Helen Nealon;       6th: Bridie Tomas.



Bingo in Ballycastle Hall on Monday 22nd April at 8.30p.m. Jackpot €500 in 53 no's or less.


First Communion

First Communion in Ballycastle will be on 12th May


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

Confessions for Easter on Wednesday 17th at 8.00p.m.


Masses this week:

Monday 11.00a.m.: Pat Hopkins (Anniversary)

Tuesday 11.00a.m.: People of the Parish

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: Tom & Margaret Doores

Thursday 8.00p.m.: Holy Thursday . John & Loretta Grier & Willie, Kathleen Cryan & Tom Murphy

Friday 3.00p.m.: Good Friday . The Lord's Passion

Saturday 9.00p.m.: Holy Saturday . Eamon Maughan (Anniversary) ,

Margaret Langan (Month's Mind)

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Easter Sunday . Jack & Phil Hunt


Eucharist Ministers:

Holy Thursday: Cauleen Barrett, Margaret Burke

Good Friday:   Breege Gardiner, Mary Boyle

Saturday Vigil: Anne O'Donnell, Louise Kelly, Maura Healy

Sunday 11.30a.m.: George O'Grady, Mary Carden



Holy Thursday: George O'Grady

Good Friday: Michael A. O'Connor, Nuala Delaney

Saturday Vigil: Margaret Burke, Gillian Grier, Mary Walsh

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Maura Fox



Saturday Vigil: Cillian & Shauna Scott, Liam Hefferon

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Elise & Aoibheann Touhill, Sam Kelly