Ballycastle >Local News
18th February '09



No's drawn on Saturday 14th February '09 were: 4. 5. 10. 15.    No Jackpot winner so Jackpot now stands at 14,500euro.    Next draw will take place in Katie Macs.

Five envelopes drawn:

Seán Cavish, Rathoonagh

Annie Kate Munnelly, Main Street

Bridie Tomas, Ballyglass

Seamus Lavelle, Main Street

Gerard Healy, Ballycastle



Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of John Murphy (Brother of Brian, Seaview) who died in Dublin .



Can anyone remember if, or when, 4 brothers played together on a Ballycastle team before now? The four brothers who played on Sunday last were Andrew, Anthony, Patrick and Joe Tighe (sons of Patrick and Anne Tighe, Ballymachugh).


Although Ballycastle led for most of the match, the final score was:

Ballycastle: 2 – 7; Belmullet: 1 – 12.

Ballycastle Team: Michael Jackson, Paul Whelan, Darren Madden, Daniel Breslin, John Carey, Tom Gaughan, Andrew Tighe, Daniel Kelly, Anthony Tighe (0-1),

Declan Caulfield, Fergus Tighe (0-1), Patrick Healy, Patrick Tighe (1-1),

Mark Gaughan (0-1), Michéal Forde (1-3).

Subs used: Joe Tighe, Shane Breslin, Martin Gardiner, J.P. Guiheen, Shane McHale.


Ballycastle play their next game against Bonniconlon on Sunday next 22nd February in Bonniconlon.


Club Membership is due before 1st March and can be paid to Aidan Tighe (Treasurer) , Martin Hefferon (Chairman) , Declan Caulfield (Secretary) or any club officer. Single Membership: 25euro; Students or

underage: 10euro; Family membership: 40euro.


Under-age training continues in the Hall on Wednesdays for U-10's from 6.30p.m. to 7.30p.m. and U-14's

from 7.30p.m. – 8.30p.m.


Annual G.A.A Card Game will take place on Wednesday 25th February '09 at 8.30p.m. in Ballycastle all.


Annual Coffee Day, in aid of Hospice, on Tuesday 24th February (Shrove Tuesday) in the Parish House.  All welcome.


West Coast Vintage Society

The West Coast Vintage Society will hold their first Dinner Dance in the Diamond Coast Hotel, Enniscrone on Saturday 28th February 2009 with seating at 8.30p.m. sharp.  Tickets 25euro on sale from Damian Scott at 086-8768320 and Cecil Jackson at 096-43888.



Bingo continues in Ballycastle Community Hall on Monday nights at 8.30p.m. Snowball Jackpot of €400euro in 45 numbers or less began on Monday 9th (otherwise usual Jackpot).



A Variety Concert by James Kilbane will be held in Ballycastle Community Hall on Sunday 22nd March at 8.00p.m. (Grand Draw for Car and other prizes will take place).


Grand Draw

Draw has been deferred to Sunday 22nd March and will take place in Ballycastle Hall.

Tickets can be got from any of the following: Seán Callaghan (096-43265), Tony D'Arcy (096-43222), Frankie Scanlon, Fr. Seán Killeen and Anthony O'Donnell or by e-mail to . Tickets are also now on sale in local businesses.

First prize is a VW Polo (5 door Comfort Line) Car.  Second prize: 2000euro;   3rd: 1,000euro;  

4th: 500 euro;   5th: 2 Tickets to Man. Utd. Match, plus numerous other prizes. Tickets (limited to 1,000) cost 60euro each.


Church Notices

Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil: 8.15p.m .

Sunday: 11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday: McDonnell Family (Patrick) Kilbride Lower

Tuesday: McHugh family, Ballycastle

Wednesday: Bridget & Stephen Collins

Thursday: Willie (John) Grier

Friday: Joe, Dan & Catherine Tighe

Saturday Vigil: Michael Barrett (Carrowcur)

Sunday 11.30a.m. : Michael McHale, Mickey Joe & Johnnie


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Tommy Carey

Sunday: Aidan Tighe



Saturday Vigil: John Maughan

Sunday: Jerome Chambers



Saturday Vigil: Kevin Healy, Cian Barrett

Sunday: Richard Tighe, Patrick Gaughan


Adoration: (Tuesday)

7.00pm. : Breege Doherty, Peggy Burke

7.30p.m. : Bridie Hunt, Caroline Stadler

8.00p.m. : Breege Meyler, Margaret McLean

8.30p.m. : Kathleen Donnelly, Mary Connor


Community Care:

Cook : Breda O'Toole

Driver: Tony D'Arcy