Ballycastle >Local News
  20th July'22

Cemetery Masses

Ballycastle Cemetery: Sunday 31st July at 11.30a.m.

Belderrig Cemetery: Sunday 7th August at 2.00p.m.

Doonfeeney Cemetery: Friday 12th August at 6.00p.m.

Kilbride Cemetery: Friday 19th August at 6.00p.m.


The death has occurred of Paddy Connor, Carrowcullen, Ballycastle.

Pre-deceased by his son Raymond.

Sympathy is extended to his wife Breege, sons Declan and Seán, brothers Frank, Michael, Gerry, Brendan and Brian and his sister Martina, grandchildren Margot and Arlo, his brothers-in-law,

sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

May he rest in peace. (Funeral arrangements will be announced later).


Sympathy is also extended to Mary, Una, Margaret, Séan and Patrick Maughan, Castletown on the death of their aunt Mary Slowey who died recently in England .

May she rest in peace.

G.A.A. News


Mayo Senior League Div. 3B. Rd 6:

Ballycastle v Westport St. Patrick's on Sunday next, 24th July, at 1.00p.m. in Tom Langan Park , Ballycastle.



Mayo Senior League Div. 3B. Rd 5:

Shrule/Glencorrib: 1 – 17; Ballycastle: 0 - 13


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Breda & Orla, last week's winners (€195).

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

Belderrig Community Centre and on-line.

Céide Fields

Open daily from 10.00a.m. – 6.00p.m. (last admission 5.15p.m.)

Free admission on the first Wednesday of every month.


Kellie and Emma of Céide Ladle are operating the café every day.


The art classes & computer course for both beginners and advanced are resuming in Ballycastle Community Hall shortly. We are fortunate to have Emma Donoghue as a tutor for our art classes and Nicola Blendell for the computer course. If interested please contact Sean 0861584432 or Kathleen 0860667192.


'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.


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


Church Notices

Weekday Masses will be celebrated on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10.00a.m.


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:


Tuesday 10.00a.m.: Private Intention


Wednesday 10.00a.m.: Aidan Tighe

Thursday 10.00a.m.:
Private Intention


Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.:

Jack (Anniversary), Kathleen & Eamonn Maughan & Deceased Family

Michael Scott (Anniversary)


Sunday 11.30a.m.:

Maureen Sweeney (Anniversary)

Vinny Healy


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Ann O'Donnell

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Susan Murphy



Saturday Vigil: Ciarán Kenny

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Margaret Burke




Sunday 24th July 10.00a.m.:

Cathal Connolly (Anniversary)