Ballycastle >Local News
  1st September '21

Red Bull Cliff Diving

Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series will take place at Downpatrick Head on September 12th at 3.00p.m. The divers – 12 men and 12 women – will each make 2 dives directly off the cliff before returning to the platforms for their more difficult diving manoeuvres.

Due to current government guidelines regarding outdoor gatherings, the number of spectators will be limited to 200 and by ticket only. There will be a select number of tickets available to win on red Bull's Instagram account (@RedBullIRL).




Mayo GAA League Div 5A: Ballycastle v Moygownagh on Sunday 5th September at 12noon in

Tom Langan Park, Ballycastle.

50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Jake & Sarah Murphy, last week's winners (€161).

Tickets are now available in McNamees XL, John Burkes, Post Office, Belderrig Community Centre

and on-line.


Counselling Course

A one-year, part time, course in Foundation Counselling begins again this Autumn at the Newman Institute, Ballina. The course will run for 26 weeks.

Contact 096 72066 for further details.


First Communion

First Holy Communion will be celebrated on Saturday 11th September 2021 at 12.00noon in Ballycastle Church .


Ballinglen Exhibition

Major exhibition: Stoney Road Press: Twenty Years – A Survey, is now on in the Ballinglen Museum of Art, Ballycastle, Co. Mayo

The exhibition will run until 31st October.
The Ballinglen Museum of Art is located on Main Street, Ballycastle, Co Mayo F26
For further information contact: Úna Forde 353 (0)96 43184


Ballycastle Gym

Ballycastle Community Hall gym is now open by appointment only.

Morning sessions from 9am -1pm and evenings from 5pm -9pm.

Contact 089 4607901 mornings and 086 3242347 evenings.

Céide Fields

The Céide Fields outdoor site is open to the public, every day free of charge from 10a.m. to 5pm.

The construction work on the exciting all new exhibitions in the Visitor Centre has restarted so the café and toilets will not be available.


Church Notices

Mass on Wednesdays at 11.00a.m. 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:

Wednesday: Jack & Agnes Doherty

Saturday 12.00noon: Mary Anne Sweeney (Month's Mind)

Saturday Vigil: Tony Padden & Deceased Padden & Lynn Families & Deceased neighbours;

John Earley & Mary Mangan

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Bridget Breslin (nee Grier)


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: N/A

Sunday 11.30a.m.: N/A



Saturday Vigil: Cauleen Barrett

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Michael A. O'Connor



Sunday 5th September 10.00a.m.: Deceased Members Winters Family (Muingeran)