Ballycastle >Local News
18th April '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 Saturday 14th April were: 14. 16. 21. 24. No Jackpot winner. Jackpot now stands at €10,100. Next draw in McNamees.

Five Envelopes drawn:

Danielle Madden, Sea Road

Caroline Tighe, Carrowmore

Áine McNamee, Ballycastle

Geraldine McManus, Lisadrone

Linda Tighe, Muingreevagh


Development Company


Ballycastle/Belderrig Development Company Meeting on Wednesday 25th March at 9.00p.m. in the Resource Centre.



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

May McGovern , New York (sister of Richie Timlin, The Glen) and her husband Hugh McGovern

Jim Boyle, Foxford (father of Martin Boyle, Carrowcubic)




Ballycastle v Achill scheduled for last Saturday was postponed to a later date.


Club Membership is now due and can be paid to any committee member. Single: €25; Family: €40; Students and O.A.P.: €10.


West Coast Vintage Society

Annual Field Day will be held on the 20th May in Ballycastle.


Water Safety Classes

Water Safety Classes at Lacken Pier Monday 2nd July – Friday 6th July and

Monday 23rd – Friday 27th July.



Bingo in Ballycastle Hall on Monday nights at 9.00p.m.


Ballycastle Golf Society

Next outing to Westport Golf Club on 28th April.

Anyone interested in playing can contact Vincent Tomas on 087 7719359 or Padraig Winters on 086 3203736


Music Classes

Music Classes in St. John's Hall Ballycastle every Saturday 11.30a.m. - 1.30p.m. --

tin whistle, keyboard, accordians, banjo, marching band drumming.

Call Maria 086-3016691 for more details.


Set Dancing

Set Dancing continues every Wednesday night in St. John's Hall, Ballycastle from 9pm. All welcome.



Artworks are constantly on display in the Art Gallery upstairs in the Resource Centre, so please drop in to the Gallery when visiting Ballycastle.

Ballycastle art can be viewed at



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.


Community Hall

Monday : Bingo at 9.00p.m.

Tuesday : Zumba Dancing 7.00p.m. – 8.00p.m. Ladies football at 8.00p.m.

Wednesday : Men's Indoor Soccer (Over 18's) at 8.00p.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: Pat, Bridgie & Jack Langan (Killerduff)

Tuesday: No Mass

Wednesday 8.00p.m.: John, Bridget & Paddy Gardiner & Michael Farrell

Thursday: Tom & Marjorie Doores

Friday : People of the Parish

Saturday 12.00noon : Mai & Hugh McGovern

Saturday Vigil 8.15p.m.: Paddy Healy (Glenurla)

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Michael & Kathleen Burke


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday: Tommy Carey

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Seán Callaghan



Saturday Vigil: Mary Walsh

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Jerome Chambers



Saturday Vigil: Róisín Hefferon, Gráinne Flannery

Sunday : Áine O'Donnell, Ciara Doyle Sweeney, Gerry Healy



7.00p.m.: Breege Gardiner, Mary Hefferon

7.30p.m.: Miriam & Peggy Burke

8.00p.m.: Gabrielle & Des Gribbin

8.30p.m.: Anne & P. J. Madden