Ballycastle >Local News
  17th May '23


Monster Bingo

Monster Bingo is back in Ballycastle Community Hall on Monday 5th June at 8.30pm.
Jackpot of €1,000 to be won on the night.



The death occurred on Friday 12th May of Bridget Patricia (better known as Paddy) Gilroy, Rathoonagh, Ballycastle.

Sympathy is extended to her sisters Stephanie and Nancy, her nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace


Water Safety

Water Safety classes commence on Lacken Pier on 1st July to 5th July at 1.00pm. Enrolment on the day and all levels catered for. Enqueries to 096 43180 after 6pm.




Senior League Div 3B

Achill : 0 – 15; Ballycastle: 0 - 8


25 Card Game

Weekly 25 Card Game in Ballycastle GAA Clubhouse every Tuesday at 8.30pm.

Tea and refreshments served.


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Padraig McCongamhna, last week's winner (€188).

Tickets are now available in John Burkes, Belderrig Community Centre and on-line at


Lough Derg 2023 Pilgrimage Season

3-day Pilgrimage opens Thursday 1st June until Tuesday 15th August (last day to begin Sunday 13th). Adm €80. Booking advised. Concessions available for students, seniors and groups. One day retreats available in May. Adm €45. Booking essential. Concessions available for groups. Contact details . email Phone 071 9861518


Ballinglen Art Gallery

Rose de Groot “Black Light, White Heat” (2019) & Deluge (2022) will run

until 4th June.


The Ballinglen Museum of Art: Recent Acquisitions from The Permanent Collection

March 16th - May 30th.

The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Main Street, Ballycastle, Co Mayo F26 X5N3


Céide Fields

Céide Fields Centre open 7days a week 10am – 5pm. with last admission 45 minutes before closing.

Free admission on the first Wednesday of the month.


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.

Monday to Friday 9am – 9pm

Saturday 9am – 1pm

Closed on Sundays.


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.:

All who are ill in the community


Wednesday 11.00a.m.:

Private Intention


Thursday 11.00a.m.:

Private Intention


Friday 11.00a.m.:

Mary Connor


Friday 7.30p.m.:

May Devotions in Honour of Our Lady


Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.:

Michael Langan (Anniversary)

John T. Gardiner & Margaret Gardiner (Anniversaries) & Deceased Family

Deceased Langan Family, Ballymachugh

Tom & Marjorie Doores (Anniversaries)

Catherine O'Malley (Anniversary) & Thomas O'Malley


Sunday 11.30a.m.:

Mai & Anthony Quinn (Anniversaries)

Jack McBrien & Deceased McBrien & Higgins Families

Brian Polke (Anniversary)

Martin McDonnell & Deceased Family Members


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Anne O'Donnell

Sunday: Mary Carden



Saturday Vigil: Maura Fox

Sunday: Ciarán Kenny




Sunday 10.00a.m.:

People of the Parish