Ballycastle >Local News
18th September '19

Lotto Jackpot €13,500

No's drawn on 16th September: 2. 15. 17. 29.

€100 winner: Anona O'Connor, Sea Road


Coffee Morning

Coffee Morning, in aid of Hospice, in Kiddies Korner Playschool on Thursday 19th September

10.00a.m. – 12.30p.m.


Culture Night

Culture Night at the Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle.

“Culture is catching in venues and public spaces across the island of Ireland and the Ballinglen Arts Foundation once again this year host a programme of free late-night entertainment, as part of an all-island celebration of arts, heritage and culture.  Returning for its 14th year, Culture Night 2019 will take place on Friday 20th September.” Opening from  6.30pm . to 8.30p.m.

Rose de Groot exhibition continues in the Ballinglen Gallery.  Rose will perform short poetry readings about her paintings on the night, adult and children's instant origami book workshop with Alice Austin, Amy Metier children's workshop “painting outrageous hats” - silly, fantastic & fun hats!! Your imaginary hat can be dripping with flowers, wild animals, food or whatever you like! Open Studios.

Refreshments served. Everyone welcome. This is a family friendly event, do come along and enjoy!


Harvest Service

A Harvest Service will be held in St. John's Church, Ballycastle on Sunday 6th October at 8.00p.m. Everyone is welcome.


Tractor Run

West Coast Vintage Society are holding a memorial Tractor Run for Basil Petrie on Sunday 6th October, starting at Killala Community Centre. Registration at 11.00a.m. All proceeds going to Cancer Care West. All are welcome. Please support.


Half Marathon & 10k

The Céide Coast Half Marathon & 10k will take place in Ballycastle on Saturday 12th October at 12.00noon.


Belderrig Church

The Rededication & 150th Anniversary of St. Teresa's Church, Belderrig will take place on

Sunday 20th October at 3.00p.m. Bishop John Fleming will officiate.



50/50 Draw: Congratulations to Michael Burke, last week's winner (€210).

50/50 Can now be purchased online at  



Bingo in Ballycastle Hall on Monday 23rd September at 8.30p.m. Jackpot €500 in 49 no's or less.


Exhibition at the Ballinglen Arts Foundation

Rose De Groot "Immutable Horizon" in The Ballinglen Gallery continues until September 26th.

Tel: 096 43184 Email:


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.: Michael Edward & Michael Tomas; Edward Naughton &

Tom Ruane

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: Paddy McDonnell & Deceased McDonnell & Conmy Families

Thursday 11.00a.m.: People of the Parish

Friday 11.00a.m.: Patrick Doherty (Carrowcur)

Saturday 12.00noon: Tony Langan (Month's Mind), John Langan & Yvonne Tohill

Saturday 7.00p.m .: Willie Barrett (Anniversary)

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Martin & Bridget Healy


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Breege Gardiner

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Mary Boyle



Saturday Vigil: Cauleen Barrett

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Elizabeth O'Donnell



Saturday Vigil: Orla Tighe, Michael Ruane

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Michaela Scott, Aoibheann Touhill