Ballycastle >Local News
1st April '09



No's drawn on Saturday 28th March '09 were: 14. 21. 26. 28.  No Jackpot winner so Jackpot now stands at 15,100euro.  Next draw will take place in Healys.

Five envelopes drawn:

Michael Cooke, Behy

Denise Cleary, Main Street

Maeve Dunne, Ballycastle

Johnny Jordan, Killerduff

Donal, Nessa & Daniel Tighe, Lisbrin



Ballycastle were narrowly defeated by Ardmoy in the semi final of the North Mayo Exclusive Junior Championship in Tom Langan Park on Sunday last 29th March.  The Final Score was: Ballycastle: 1 – 9; Ardmoy: 1 – 10. Ballycastle were short a number of players through injury.

Ballycastle Team:   Martin Flannery, Shane McHale, J.P. Guiheen, Gerard Nealon, Declan Caulfield, Aodhan Tighe, Patrick McNulty, Daniel Forde, Fergus Tighe (0-1), Martin Gardiner,

Michael Jackson (0-4), Dermot Kelly (1-0), Michéal Forde (0-3), Mark Gaughan, Patrick Tighe (0-1).


Welcome Inn League: Ballycastle play Ballintubber B on Sunday next (5th) at 12.00noon in Ballycastle.


Gaeltacht Tournament: Ballycastle will meet Séan Pobhail of Waterford in Rocmuc on Friday 29th May.


G.A.A. Club Membership is now due 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.


County Board Draw: The 100euro tickets, for six draws, are now on sale.  Contact Tony D'Arcy P.R.O.,  Martin Heffernan, Declan Caulfield or Aidan Tighe.  All ticket buyers are guaranteed first preference to purchase an All-Ireland ticket if Mayo are in the Final in September.



Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Veronica Bourke, Late of The Glen (sister of the late Gerard Bourke, The Glen) who has died in America .



Women's Group meeting on Tuesday 7th April at 8.00p.m.


West Coast Vintage Society meeting on Tuesday 7th April at 9.00p.m. in the Resource Centre.

Monthly meeting on Tuesday 14th April at 9.00p.m.


Ballycastle/Belderrig Development Company A.G.M. will take place on Wednesday 15th April at 9.00p.m. in the Resource Centre. All welcome.


Community Hall

Bingo continues on Monday nights at 8.30p.m.

G.A.A. training for U-12's on Wednesdays from 6.30p.m. – 7.30p.m.

Sean Nós Dancing on Thursday nights 9.00p.m. – 10.00p.m.


Church Notices

Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil: 8.15p.m .

Sunday: 11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday: Brendan McNally

Tuesday: James & Elizabeth Earley

Wednesday: Johnnie & Mary Kate Kelly

Thursday: Paddy Winters

Friday 8.00p.m. : Paul & Violet O'Donnell ( 7.45p.m. St. Pio Novena)

Saturday Vigil: John T. Gardiner (Anniversary)

Sunday 11.30a.m. (Palm Sunday): Funeral Mass for Veronica (Mary) Bourke, The Glen


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Cauleen Barrett

Sunday: Aidan Tighe



Saturday Vigil: Mary Walsh, John Maughan, Caroline Nealon

Sunday: Pauline Busby, Mary Hefferon, Nuala Delaney



Saturday Vigil: Kevin Healy, Eoin Keigher

Sunday: Ciara Clinton, Patrick Gaughan


Adoration: (Tuesday)

No Adoration this week


Community Care:

Cook : Mary Bilbow

Driver: Seamus Bilbow