Ballycastle >Local News
20th December '06


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 3rd January.



Congratulations to Rosaleen and Mairtín Flannery on the birth of their son.



No.'s drawn on Saturday 16th December ‘06 were: 3.   4.   18.   27.   No Jackpot winner so Jackpot now stands at €3,200.   Next draw in Polkes.

Five envelopes drawn :

John   Grier, Muingelly

Tom Walsh, Glenedagh

Ciarán McDonnell, Carrowniskey

Rita, c/o Healy's

Attracta Bourke, Doonfeeney

Santa Visits Ballycastle

Santa Claus will be coming to Ballycastle Hall on Friday 22nd December at 6.00p.m.   All welcome.


The death occurred last week of Michael McDermott, Dublin.   Sympathy is extended to his wife Dympna (nee McHale, Sea Road), daughters, sons, brothers, sisters, grandchildren, relatives and friends.

May his soul rest in peace.


G.A.A./Community Dinner Dance will take place on Saturday 6th January in the Ridgepool Hotel, Ballina.   Guest speaker will be Kevin McStay.   Tickets now available from club members.


Annual St. Stephen's Day football match will take place again this year.   No time available yet.


Table Quiz

Table Quiz in aid of Christmas Lights Fund due to take place on Friday 15th December was postponed until January.  


Nativity Play

Children's Nativity Play and Carols in St. Brigid's Church on Wednesday 20th at 7.00p.m.


Christmas Masses


Vigil Mass on Christmas Eve will be at 10.00p.m.   Mass on Christmas Day at 11.30a.m.


Church Notices

Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil:   8.15p.m .

Sunday:   11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday:   P. J. McLoughlin, Teresa & Mai

Monday 8.00p.m.:   Michael & Julia O'Connor & Christina

Tuesday:   Bridget & Stephen Collins

Tuesday 7.00p.m. Peter & Mary Sweeney (Cappagh)

Wednesday:   James Tighe ( Anniversary ), Kathleen & Deceased Family Members

Thursday 8.00p.m.:   Meyler & Collins Family & Deceased Family Members

Friday:    Denis O'Keefe (Anniversary)

Friday 8.00p.m.: John Brown (Anniversary)

Saturday 10.00a.m.:   Kate, Joe & Jodie Bryce

Saturday 8.15p.m.:   John & Kathleen Forde (Larragon)

Sunday 11.30a.m.:   Mary Healy (Rathoonagh)


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil:   Eileen Grier

Sunday:    Tony D'Arcy



Saturday Vigil:   Cauleen Barrett

Sunday:    Aidan Tighe


Community Care:

Cook:   Mary Bilbow

Driver:   Seamus Bilbow