Ballycastle >Local News
  1st June'22


New Exhibition

'Painting with Acid' by Norman Ackroyd, The Ballinglen Museum of Art, Main Street Ballycastle,

Co. Mayo, F26RX61. 1st June - 31st August.

5 decades of Etchings, Watercolours, Display case and a new publication ‘An Irish Notebook', a selection of 40 sketches from the West Coast of Ireland.



The death occurred on 27th May of Charlie McDonnell, Kilberry, Athy, Co. Kildare and formerly of Carrowniskey, Ballycastle.

Sympathy is extended to his brother Patrick (Carrowniskey), his sisters Maureen and Nora,

his wife and family, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

May he rest in peace.


Sympathy is also extended to the family, relatives and friends of Nora McHale, Belderrig Mór who died recently.

May she rest in peace.


G.A.A. News


Mayo GAA Senior Football League Div. 3B Round 1

Swinford v Ballycastle on Sunday 5th June at 2.00p.m. in Robert McCallion Memorial Pitch, Swinford.


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Tara & Tomás Ormsby, last week's winners (€148).

Tickets are now available in McNamee's XL, John Burkes, Post Office, Healy's Pub,

Belderrig Community Centre and on-line.

Community Hall

Ballycastle Community Hall AGM will take place on Monday 13th June at 8pm in the hall. The present committee are disbanding and new members are needed. Without a committee it will be difficult to continue to run and use the hall as it is being used now, so we encourage everyone with an interest to come to the meeting. Looking forward to seeing you then.



Scoil Naomh Bríd, Ballycastle is currently accepting enrolment applications for the 2022-2023 school year.


Céide Coast Half Marathon & 10k

The Céide Coast Half Marathon will be held in Ballycastle on 8th October 2022.

This race will be run on the day in conjunction with the 10k Coastal Challenge which is now in its 7th successful year.

Register now at


Exhibition at the Ballinglen Gallery

Currach & Stone, Exhibition by James Edward Scherbarth

from the 1st - 12th June in The Ballinglen Gallery. 


The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Main Street Ballycastle, Co. Mayo F26RX61.

Tel: 096 43184


Church Notices

Mass on Saturdays at 7.00p.m. and Sundays at 11.30a.m. in Ballycastle and

on Sunday at 10.00a.m. in Belderrig.


Mass intentions for this week:


Saturday 7.00p.m.:

Johnny Tighe, Laragon (Anniversary)


Sunday 11.30a.m.:

Colm Kenny (Anniversary)

Willie & Ellen Kavanagh


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Paddy McDonnell

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Louise Kelly



Saturday Vigil: Geraldine Dunican

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Ciarán Kenny




Sunday 5th June 10.00a.m.:

Martin Healy, Geeveraune (Anniversary)


Sunday 12th June 10.00a.m.:

People of the Parish