Ballycastle >Local News
20th March '19


Congratulations and best wishes for the future to Caitriona Langan, Ballyknock and Conal Walsh, Galway who were married in St. Bridget's Church, Ballycastle on Friday 15th March.

Lotto Jackpot €10,900

No's drawn on 19th March: 2. 7. 9. 17.

€100 winner: Johnny Jordan, Killerduff



The death occurred on 17th March of Martin McDonnell, Main Street , Ballycastle. Sympathy is extended to his wife Kathleen, sons Damien, Martin, Malcolm and Seamus, daughters Marie and Kerrie, brothers Paddy and Fr. Seán, sisters Peggy, Kathleen and Bridie, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.

May he rest in peace.



Mayo Junior Comórtas Peile na Gaeltachta:

Semi Final: Ballycastle: 4 – 06; Tourmakeady: 1 – 09

Final: Cill Chomain: 3 -13; Ballycastle: 1 -07


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Mary Kenny last week's winner (€193).


Ballycastle GAA membership is now due 

Membership options available:

Adult - €40

Family - €60

Oap and students - €20

Cairde - €250

Payment online at or contact Declan Caulfield


First Confession

Congratulations to Michael Scott, Leon Early, Danny Ruane, Dylan Carden, Ema Mtirauskaite, Emma Murphy, Amber Moyles and Saoirse Sweeney who received their first Sacrament of Reconciliation recently.



Bingo in Ballycastle Hall on Monday 25th March at 8.30p.m. Jackpot €500 in 49 no's or less.


Dates for your diary

Confirmation in Ballycastle on 7th April

First Communion in Ballycastle on 12th May


Athletic Club

Ballycastle A.C. athletics training every Saturday morning at 10am, meet at the Community Hall, anyone from junior infants to adults can come out and join us to get fit in a fun and non-competitive environment.


Craft Shop/Tourist Information

Craft Shop/Tourist Information (in the Resource Centre) is open Monday – Friday

from 11.00a.m. – 3.00p.m.


Cycling Club

Ballycastle Cycling Club spins every Sunday morning at 8am, every ability catered for.

Community Hall

Opening times for the Gymnasium in Ballycastle Community Hall are:

Monday – Friday 9.00a.m. – 1.00p.m. and 5.00p.m. – 9.00p.m.

Saturday 10.00a.m. – 1.30p.m.

Prices: €5 per visit, €20 per month, €50 for 3 months or €120 per year.


Monday : Bingo at 8.30p.m.


For all Hall bookings, contact Breda at 089-4607901


Church Notices

Masses this week:

Monday 11.00a.m.: Martin Tighe (Anniversary) & Deceased family Members (Shanaghy)

Tuesday 11.00a.m.: People of the Parish

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: Jack & Mary Gaffney & Annie McHugh

Thursday 11.00a.m.: Deceased Members of the Langan Family, Ballymachugh

Friday 11.00a.m.: Carmel (Anniversary) & Jack Killeen

Saturday 8.15p.m.: Bridie Maughan

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Mary Geraldine McHale (1st Anniversary)


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Geraldine Dunican

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Susan Murphy



Saturday Vigil: George O'Grady

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Gillian Grier



Saturday Vigil: Orla Tighe, Nathan & Jack Doherty

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Leona Tomas, John & Rachel Healy