Ballycastle >Local News
19th December '07


Christmas Greetings

Wishing all readers at home and abroad a very happy and peaceful Christmas and New Year.  

             Nollaig faoi shéan is faoi mhaise is bliain nua mhaith daoibh go léir.


Next Newsletter will be on Wednesday 2nd January 2008.

Table Quiz

Congratulations to the following winners at the Table Quiz held in Healys on Friday night last:

1st :   Harriet McGarry, Elizabeth O'Donnell, Paddy McHale, Michael Carey

2nd :   Mike & Ellen Stagg, Molly Doherty

3rd :   Michéal McDonnell, Martin Hefferon, Padraig Mitchell, Gerry Forde


Raffle Winners:

1st : (Hamper)   Des Langan, Ballyknock

2nd :   James Scott, Ballycastle

3rd :   Jonathan Moyles, Ballycastle

4th :   Mary Walsh, Ballykinlettra

5th :   Lucie Hanaghan, Newport


Amount raised, towards the Christmas lights was 1,660euro.   Well done to Phil Healy, John Burke and

the committee members.

Christmas Lights

25 Card Game, in aid of the Christmas Lights, will be held in Seaview Lounge on Sunday 23rd December

at 9.30p.m.


Venue for the Annual Dinner Dance, which will take place on 26th January at 9.00p.m., has been changed

to the Ramada Hotel.   Tickets 30euro.  


The following awards will be presented on the night:

Club People of the Year:   Aidan Tighe and Declan Caulfield

Hall of Fame:   George McLucas ( who now resides in England )

Player of the Year :   Shane Healy

Junior Young Player of the Year:   Anthony Tighe

Most improved Junior Player:   Gerard Nealon

U-21:   Patrick Tighe

Most improved U-21 Player:   Richard Bonner

16 – 18:   Shane McHale

U-16:   Ian McNulty

U-12:   Eilish Healy


Other officers elected for the coming year:

Vice Charman:   John Paul Guiheen

Assistant Secretary:   Seamus Ormsby

Assistant Treasurer :   Mairtín Flannery



No's drawn on Saturday 15th   December '07 were:   12.   15.   18.   30.   No Jackpot winner so Jackpot now stands at 8,400euro.    Next draw in Lavelles.

Five envelopes drawn:

Maria Ruane, Muingelly

Brian Polke, Main Street

David McDonnell, Behy

Cath Doores, Doonadoba

Francis Murphy, Flagbrook


Children's Party

Party will take place in the Community Hall on Friday 21st from 6.00p.m. – 8.00p.m.


Carol Service

National School Children's Carol Service will take place on Thursday 20th at 7.00p.m. in St. Brigid's Church.   All are welcome.


Christmas Masses

Mass on Christmas Eve will be celebrated at 9.00p.m.

Mass on Christmas Day at 11.30a.m.


Church Notices

Christmas Confessions on Saturday 22nd December at 7.45p.m. – 8.15p.m. and on Sunday 23rd from 11.00a.m. – 11.30a.m.


Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil:   8.15p.m .

Sunday:   11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday:   Sal Gilroy, Rathoonagh ( Anniversary )

Tuesday:   Mary & Peter Sweeney

Wednesday:   Gerry Healy & Emma

Thursday 8.00p.m.:   Joe Langan, Ballyknock

Friday:    Paddy & Bea McNamara & Deceased Family

Saturday Vigil:   John & Kathleen Forde

Sunday 11.30a.m.:   John Donnelly


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil:   Cauleen Barrett

Sunday:   Mary Boyle



Saturday Vigil:   Eileen Grier

Sunday:    Nuala Delaney



7.00p.m.   Anne & Paddy McDonnell

7.30p.m.:   Phil Healy, Anne Callaghan

8.00p.m.:   Anne Scott, Eileen Tighe


Community Care:

Cook:   Susan Tighe

Driver:   Aidan Tighe