Ballycastle >Local News
1st July '09



No's drawn on Saturday 27th June '09 were: 1. 17. 19. 20. No Jackpot winner so Jackpot now stands at 16,400euro. Next draw will take place in Healys.

Five envelopes drawn:

Johnny Flannery, Seaview

Katie Ruddy (2), Ballycastle

Michael Tomas, Ballyglass

Colette Langan, Carrowcur

Green Flag

The raising of the Green Flag in the grounds of St. Brigid's National School on Thursday last was a special occasion. It was attended by parents, extended family members, past teachers, public representatives and members of the community. After an introduction by Patricia Newman (Principal) , the committee which was formed were introduced (one representative from each class) - Tara Earley, Conor Tomas, Maria Maughan, Zach Kelly, Karen Healy, Patrick Gaughan, Richard Tighe, Cliona Maughan and Ciara Clinton with teacher Marie Carey. Fr. Sean Killeen blessed the flag and it was raised by Mairtín O'Flatharta (ex-Principal) , Henry Coyle (World Welterweight Boxing Champion 2005) and Councillor Gerry Coyle. The pupils of St. Brigid's entertained us with music and song and refreshments were provided afterwards.




Welcome Inn Senior Football League: Charlestown B: 3 – 13; Ballycastle: 3 – 8.



County Junior Football Championship: Ballycastle v Westport on Saturday 4th July at 7.30p.m.

U-18: Naomh Pádraig v Ballyhaunis on Friday 3rd July at 7.00p.m.

U-16: Naomh Pádraig v Louisburg on Monday 6th July at 7.00p.m.

U-14: Naomh Pádraig v Kiltane on Thursday 2nd July at 7.00p.m..



Bingo continues in Ballycastle Hall on Mondays nights at 9.00p.m.



Basketball in the Community Hall every Thursday night. Children aged10yrs upwards from 6.00 – 7.00p.m. Adults 8.00 – 9.00p.m. Come along for fun.



Library is open on Fridays from 9.30a.m. – 4.00p.m. in the old National School on Main Street . Please feel free to come in and browse.


Church Notices

Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil: 8.15p.m .

Sunday: 11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday: Eileen Whelan

Tuesday 6.00p.m. : Kevin Burke (Anniversary)

Wednesday: Margaret & Patrick O'Malley

Thursday: Michael, Mary, Jack & Kate Doherty

Friday 8.00p.m. : Vinnie Healy (Anniversary) ( 7.45p.m. , St. Pio Novena)

Saturday 12.00noon: Liz Winters (Month's Mind)

Saturday Vigil: Tony & Mary Kate Dunleavy

Sunday 11.30a.m. : Sam & Mabel Busby & Annie & Dan O'Horo


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: George O'Grady

Sunday: Seamus O'Connor



Saturday Vigil: Caroline Nealon

Sunday: Pauline Busby



Saturday Vigil: Cliona Maughan, Alanna Hefferon, Róisín Hefferon

Sunday: Richard Tighe, Dean Stadler, Anna Healy



7.00p.m. : Cauleen Barrett, Peggy Burke

7.30p.m. : Anne Carey, Bridget Langan

8.00p.m. : Margaret Walsh, Mary Timlin


Community Care:

Cook : Clare Scanlon

Driver: Keith Scanlon