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  19th August '20

Church Notices

Mass intentions for this week are:


St. Bridget's Church :

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: People of the Parish

Saturday 7.00p.m.: Bridie (Anniversary) & John Maughan

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Tom Ormsby (Anniversary)


Eucharist Ministers :

Saturday: Ann O'Donnell, Paddy McDonnell

Sunday: Mary Boyle, Susan Murphy


Saturday: Ciaran Kenny

Sunday: Seán Callaghan


St. Teresa's Church :

Sunday 10.00a.m.: Cathal Connolly (Month's Mind)



Stewards for all Saturday Vigil Masses in St. Bridget's Church are: Niall Murphy, Vincent Tomas,

Paddy McDonnell

Stewards for Sunday morning Masses are: Susan Murphy, Áine O'Connor, Barry Cox.


Steward for 10.00a.m. Sunday Mass in Belderrig is Padraig McCann, who is also the parish covid officer.


If Mass is requested for St. Bridget's Church during the week, it will be celebrated on Wednesdays.



The death occurred on 10th August of Thomas McHale, Geeveraune, Belderrig.

Sympathy is extended to his mother Bridie, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephew, brothers-in-law, relatives and friends.

May he rest in peace.



St. Bridget's National School is due to re-open on Thursday 27th August.

Ms Susan Cummins has been appointed Special Education Teacher for 1 year in the National School .


North Mayo Junior Championship Result:

Ballycastle: 1 – 19; Ballycroy: 0 – 09.


Ceide Fields

The Céide Fields neolithic site is now open to visitors but the visitor centre, café and toilets remain closed. There is no charge and the very knowledgeable Guide staff are on site to answer any questions and provide directions.


Museum of Art

The Ballinglen Museum of Art is now open at Main Street , Ballycastle, F26 X5N3. Tel: 096-43184.

An Exhibition of work from the collection in Gallery 1 & Gallery 2 titled

“28 Years Rambling through the Landscape”.

Opening Hours:

Monday – Saturday 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m.

Sunday 1.00p.m. – 5.00p.m.

First Communion

The First Holy Communion Mass will be celebrated on Saturday 10th October at 12.00noon.

Ballycastle Gym

Ballycastle Community Hall Gym is now open. All sessions must be pre booked.

For morning sessions (9.00a.m. – 1.00p.m.) phone 089 4607901 and

for evening sessions (5.00p.m. – 9.00p.m.) phone 086 3242347.

Garda in attendance

Garda Brian McGuire will be in Ballycastle Community Hall on the first Wednesday of each month from 12noon – 1.00p.m. On arrival, sign in, disinfect hands and maintain social distancing.