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19th April '06



No.'s drawn on 16th April were:   2.   5.   11.   21.    There was no Jackpot winner so the Jackpot now stands at €16,200.   Next draw takes place in McNamees.

Five envelopes drawn:

Eddie Scott,   Ballycastle

Paula McDermott, C/o Healys

Eileen Healy,   Main St.

Seamus Langan,   Carrowcur

F. Gardiner,   Knockaun



County Senior Football League Div 4 :   Knockmore v Ballycastle on Saturday 22nd April at 6.30p.m. in Knockmore.


U-18 Div 5A Rd 2:    Ballycastle:   2 – 11;   Islandeady: 2 – 12.


St. Brigid's Ladies G.A.A. Club

Registration of players takes place on Wednesday 19th April at 8.00p.m. in Lacken Enterprise Centre.  

Fee €24 for under-age players and €34 for over 18's.


Kiddies Korner


Enrolment now taking place for ‘Kiddies Korner' Playschool for September 2006.   Morning and   Afternoon sessions available.   For more information, contact 096-43407.


Dún Briste Art & Craft Shop

Shop is located in the Resource Centre, Upper Main Street, Ballycastle and is stocked with locally produced crafts and paintings by local artists.    Opening Times:   Monday – Friday 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m.   Photocopying, Fax & Internet services available.



There will be a walk in aid of Mayo/Roscommon Hospice on Sunday 7th May in Ballycastle.   Anybody wishing to take part in the walk can obtain sponsorship cards from Mary Munnelly or from Phil Healy, Main Street.


Western Care

Western Care Association is looking for ladies to participate in the upcoming Flora Ladies Mini Marathon, which takes place in Dublin on Bank Holiday Monday, 5th June.   For further information and sponsorship cards, contact the Fundraising Dept., Western Care Association, John Moore Road, Castlebar. Phone: 094 – 9029136/144.


Pilgrimage to Lourdes


Killala-Achonry Pilgrimage to Lourdes departs from Knock Airport on 23rd August and returns on 28th August.   To book, contact Michael Walkin, Hill Street, Ballina. Phone: 096-22422 or 086-6080763.   

For invalid section, contact Ms Grainne Glacken at 086-8706797.


Céide Fields

Opening Times:   10.00a.m.   -   5.00p.m.   Monday - Sunday

From 1st June opening times will be 10.00a.m. – 6.00p.m. Monday – Sunday


Church Notices

Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil:   8.15p.m .

Sunday:   11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday 10.00a.m.:   Thomas McNulty & Deceased Family Members

Monday 12.00noon:   Mai & Anthony McLean

Monday 8.00p.m.:   Willie Donnelly (Month's Mind)

Tuesday:   Anthony McLucas (Anniversary), Duke, Sarah, Bridget & Deceased Family Members

Wednesday:   Tom & Marjorie Dooras

Thursday:   Tom Rafter (Anniversary)

Friday 8.00p.m.: Michael Scott (Anniversary) & Elizabeth

Saturday 10.00a.m.:   Michael Joe Tighe (Anniversary)

Saturday 8.00p.m.:   Jim McDonnell

Sunday 11.30a.m.:   Eileen & Tony Whelan


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil:   Mary Hefferon

Sunday:    Mary Boyle



Saturday Vigil:    Cauleen Barrett

Sunday:    Elizabeth O'Donnell



7.00p.m.:   Breege Gardiner, Mary Hefferon

7.30p.m.:   Anne Winters, Peggy Burke

8.00p.m.:    Gabrielle Gribbin, Des Gribbin

8.30p.m.:   Anne & P.J. Madden


Community Care:

Cook:   Phil Healy

Driver:     John Kenny