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  20th October '21

Classes Resume

Computer classes are resuming in Ballycastle Community Hall on Thursday 28th October

from 4.00pm – 6.00pm. All are welcome. Sign up on the night. Please bring your vaccine certificates to participate.

Art Classes resumed on Tuesday 19th from 7.00p.m. – 9.00p.m.




Mayo Exclusive Junior Championship Quarter Final:

Ballycastle v Islandeady on Sunday 24th at 3.30p.m. in Knockmore.



Mayo Exclusive Junior Championship Round 3:

Ballycastle: 2 – 8; Mogownagh: 1 - 8

Ballycastle Team: Jason O'Neill, Richard Tighe, Andrew Tighe, Paul Whelan, Dean Kelly,

Kevin Healy, Shane Grier, Ciarán McDonnell, Michael Tighe, Tom Tomas, Micheál Forde,

Dermot Kelly, Martin Sweeney, Shane Healy, Shane Maughan.

Subs: Christopher Walsh, Joseph Tighe, Daniel Breslin, Dean Stadler,

Owen Desmond, Finn McDermott Cox, Shane McHale, John Carey, Barry McHale Richard Burke.


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Michéal Forde, last week's winner (€196).

Tickets are now available in McNamees XL, John Burkes, Post Office, Belderrig Community Centre and on-line.


Quiz Night

Ballycastle GAA are holding a Quiz Night on 23rd October in the Seaview Lounge.

This is a fundraiser for a Club Defibrillator.


Irish Dance Class

Murphy School of Irish Dancing will be resuming classes soon in St. John's Hall, Ballycastle.

If you would like to book a place for your child, please forward your child's name to

Anne Marie Murphy at 086 0687342.


Ballinglen Museum of Art

An exhibition in The Ballinglen Museum of Art 'Stoney Road Press: Twenty Years – A Survey'. 

This exhibition will run until 31st October.

The Ballinglen Museum of Art is located on Main Street, Ballycastle, Co Mayo F26RX61.
For further information contact: Úna Forde 353 (0)96 43184


Exhibition in Ballinglen Gallery

Fumi Masaki 'In Between' at the Ballinglen Gallery, Ballycastle, Co. Mayo F26X5N3

17th Sept - 30th Oct 2021



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.

Church Notices

As covid restrictions will be lifted on 22nd October, there will be no restrictions on numbers attending in churches. Church baskets will be passed around as before covid.

Restrictions will be lifted from seats but the 2metre social distancing remains, as does face coverings and hand sanitizing.


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: Holy Souls; Annie, Bridgie & Mary Sweeney (Ballyglass)

Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.: Paddy Gardiner (Anniversary)

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Martin Doherty (Month's Mind)


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Kathleen Donnelly

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Tony D'Arcy



Saturday Vigil: Geraldine Dunican

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



Sunday 24 th October 10.00a.m.: Deceased McHale & McCann Families