Ballycastle >Local News
17th October '12

                                                      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                                                            service


No's drawn on 13th October were:   5. 8. 12. 27. No Jackpot winner. Jackpot now stands at €2,500. Next draw in Katie Macs.

Five Envelopes drawn:

A. & J. Greene, Ballycastle

E. P. Scott, Ballycastle

Seamus Langan, Carrowcur

Brendan & Celine, Ballina

Michael Burke, Killeen



Dance in Ballycastle Hall on Saturday 20th October from 10.30p.m. – 12.30a.m. Music by Cadillac. Tea & coffee will be served.


Thank You

Peter, Mary and the extended Healy family would like to thank everyone for their prayers and good wishes during Patrick's recent illness. Delighted to say he has made a full recovery.


Fashion Show

Kiddies Korner Fashion Show on Friday 16th November in Ballycastle Hall. Doors open 7.30p.m. Cheese & wine reception. Tickets €10. Children free.


Card Game

GAA Annual Card Game on Wednesday 21st November in Ballycastle Hall at 8.30p.m. €1,700 in prizes. Tickets cost €10.


G.A. A.


Senior Football League Div 1D: Bohola Moy Davitts defeated Ballycastle by 5points on Saturday last.



Senior Football League Div 1D : Ballycastle v Kilmovee Shamrocks on Saturday 20th at 5.00p.m. in Tom Langan Park , Ballycastle.


Craft Fair

Annual Christmas Craft Fair will take place in the Resource Centre, Ballycastle on Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th November. More details later.


Community Development Course

Community Development Course continues on Wednesdays at 8.00p.m. in the Resource Centre, Ballycastle. All welcome to attend.



Basketball on Thursdays in the Community Hall for girls & boys 8 – 10yrs from 5.30p.m. – 6.30p.m. and for girls & boys 10yrs and over from 6.30p.m. – 7.30p.m. €2 per child.

Adult Basketball at 8.00p.m. Contact Barry at 096-43863.


Music classes

Music classes in St. John's Hall Ballycastle on Saturdays from 1pm - 2.30pm. All are very welcome


Set Dancing

Set Dancing classes in St. John's Hall Ballycastle on Wednesdays from 9pm - 11pm. Enjoy a great night out. Everyone very welcome.


Irish Dancing  Fun

Irish Dancing classes continue every Monday and Thursday, in St John's Hall, Ballycastle from 5pm till 6.30pm. New members are always welcome.  Children can start from age 3 up.


Ballycastle Golf Society

Next outing to Ballinrobe on Saturday 20th October ‘12

Anyone interested in playing can contact Vincent Tomas on 087 7719359 or Dominic Flanagan 0876950976 



Bingo in Ballycastle Hall on Monday nights at 8.30p.m.


Art Exhibition

Ballycastle Art Group's Annual Art Exhibition ‘Faces and Places' will remain open Monday – Friday 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m. in the Resource Centre Art Gallery , Ballycastle.




Library is now located in the VEC Building (former Secondary School) and is open on Wednesdays from 9.30a.m. – 4.00p.m.


Outdoor Gym

The new outdoor fitness gym is finally installed in Suífinn Way Estate and open to anybody over the age of 50. The equipment is clearly marked with instructions on how to use each individual piece.

For further information contact Suífinn Way Centre:

Phone No: 096-43848




Exercise Club

Exercise Club meet each Tuesday at 11.00a.m. in Daycare Centre, Suífinn Way .

New members welcome.


Home Care Service

Home care help available to the elderly and convalescent in the Ballycastle and surrounding areas. Interested persons can contact Josephine on 086-0579023, for details and arrangement.


Craft Shop

Craft Shop is located in the Resource Centre, Upper Main Street .

Facilities available :

Broadband Internet, Fax, Laminating, Photocopying, Typing.

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m. (closed for lunch 1 – 2.00p.m.)


Community Hall

Monday : Bingo at 8.30p.m.

Thursday : Adults Basketball at 8.00p.m.

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: No Mass

Tuesday: People of the Parish

Wednesday: Joe Langan (Ballyknock)

Thursday: Michael Doherty (Anniversary)

Friday 8.00p.m.: Kate & Pat Sweeney

Saturday Vigil 8.15p.m.: Paddy Gardiner

Sunday 11.30a.m.:   Tom & Kathleen Grier


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Tommy Carey

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Margaret Burke



Saturday Vigil: Margaret Burke

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Seán Callaghan



Saturday Vigil: Michael Tighe, Niamh McAndrew

Sunday : Conor Tomas, Kevin Scott



7.00p.m.: Philomena Hunt, Anne Healy

7.30p.m.: Marcella O'Grady, Breege Doherty