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17th October '18




No's drawn on 15th October were: 12. 21. 22. 25. No Jackpot winner.

Jackpot now €8,700. Next draw in Katie Macs.

Five Envelopes drawn:

Edward Scott, Sea Road

Maeve Dunne, Ballycastle

Lily & Joe, Ballycastle

Padraic Mitchell, Ballycastle

Healy Family, Behy



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

John Irwin, England (Brother of Loretto Munnelly, Ballyglass)

Michael Corcoran, England (Brother of Tony Corcoran, Belderrig)

Margaret Lally (nee Browne) late of Ballinglen, Ballycastle

May they rest in peace


Golf Society

Results from Alan Kelly's Captains Prize:

1st : Eddie Keigher 27pts back 9  
2nd : Oliver Clarke 27pts last 6
3rd : John Connelly 31pts (not eligible for top 2 prizes needed to have played 4 outings) 
4th : Shane winters 27pts 
Nearest the Pin: Vincent Tomas
Longest drive: Tony Gallagher
Visitor's prize: Dermot Kelly 
Congratulations to Player of the Year Oliver Clarke. 
Next outing is to Mullranny Golf Club on Saturday 27th October.  

1st tee is booked for 10am so please be there for 9.30am. Membership is due at this outing or as soon as possible. Details will follow on whats app.
Good luck to our new captain Ray Finnerty and vice captain for the year David Finnerty, please gave them your support for the coming term. Good luck lads, also good luck to all for the coming year and thanks to Alan Kelly again for a good year and congratulations to you and Lisa on getting married, many years of happiness to you both from all at Golf Society. 



Congratulations to Miriam, Eddie & Phil, winners of last week's 50/50 Draw (€245).


Dev. Co. AGM

Ballycastle/Belderrig Development Company AGM will take place on Tuesday 30th October at 9.00p.m. in the Resource Centre.


Halloween Events

Ballycastle Events Organisation will host two events this Halloween both on the 31st of October as is tradition.


A children's Disco in the hall from 6.30pm to 8pm, meeting at the Church car park at 6.15pm and the telling of the story of the pirate's stolen gold on the 31st October 1768 - exactly 250 years this Halloween night. 
Pumpkin competition and prize for the most original costume. 

Followed later that night with fancy-dress Halloween Quiz in the Seaview Lounge at 9.15pm with games, prizes and loads of surprises.

We ask everyone to support our events as all donations go towards our Ballycastle Christmas experience in December.


Printmaking Workshop

A 5 week Adult Printmaking Workshop with Elsa O'Reilly begins on 12th Nov - 10th Dec

from 10.30am - 3pm. in the Ballinglen Arts Foundation. Price is €100 which includes materials and lunch in Ballinglen.     For more information and booking please call: 096 43184. 


Christmas Fair

Annual Christmas Fair & Raffle will take place in Ballycastle on Saturday 24th Nov. from 12.00noon – 6.00p.m. and 8.30p.m. – 9.30p.m. and Sunday 25th November from 12.00noon – 3.00p.m. Contact 086-3787551 or 086-8492070 for further details or to book a table.



Ed Milano " No Ordinary Place " in The Ballinglen Gallery runs until 30th October.

The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Main Street Ballycastle Co. Mayo F26 X5N3 Tel: 096 43184 Email:  



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

Jackpot of €500 in 53 no's or less. Please support.


Burkes of Ballycastle

Burkes of Ballycastle accommodation now open.

Apartments and hostel accommodation for rent. 

Contact us on 0864684917, e-mail   and our website  


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

Masses this week:

Monday: No Mass

Tuesday 11.00a.m.: Bridget (Anniv.), John & Paddy Gardiner & Michael Farrell

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: For Catherine McNulty's Sympathisers

Thursday 11.00a.m.: People of the Parish

Friday 7.00p.m.: For Bridie Maughan's Sympathisers

Saturday 8.15p.m.: Deceased Stadler & Madden Families

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Tom & Kathleen Grier


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Breege Gardiner

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Mary Boyle



Saturday Vigil: Caroline Nealon

Sunday 11.30a.m.: A. O'Donnell



Saturday Vigil: N. Fox, N. Doherty

Sunday 11.30a.m.: E. Loftus, L. O'Donnell