Ballycastle >Local News
  21st December '22

Wishing all readers, at home and abroad, a very happy and peaceful Christmas.

G.A.A. News

Race Night:

Christmas Race Night in Healy's Bar scheduled for last Saturday was cancelled because of bad road conditions. It will now take place on 29th December at 8.30p.m. Recorded races. Lots of competitive fun. All welcome.


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Tracy Langan and Michael Ruddy, last week's winners (€305) and to Rebecca Moran – online winner of the €75 voucher.

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


Peter Sweeney Cup:

The Annual East v West Christmas match for the Peter Sweeney Cup takes place on St. Stephen's day at 1pm in Tom Langan Park . All welcome.
This year the club have decided to give any donations raised on the day to the
‘play for Emma' fund.

If you would like to make a donation and cannot attend the game, you can give your donation to any member of the club executive.


Céide Craft Stack

Céide Craft Stack closed on 11th December. Sad to see another business close in Ballycastle.

We wish Nikki all the best and success in future ventures.



Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Patrick Devine, Ballyconnell who died recently (Son of the late Katie Devine (née Langan) formerly from Killerduff).

May he rest in peace.


Ballycastle Community Hall

Ballycastle Community Hall is available to hire for all functions. For all Hall or Gym bookings please contact 086 0667192, 086 8704125 or 086 1584432.

Monday to Friday 9am – 9pm

Saturday 9am – 1pm

Closed on Sundays.


Church Notices

Christmas Service of Reconciliation:

Friday 23rd December at 12.00noon in Belderrig and at 1.00p.m. in Ballycastle Church .


Weekday Masses will be celebrated at 11.00a.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 11.00a.m.

All who are sick in the Community


Wednesday 11.00a.m.

Private Intention


Thursday 11.00a.m.

Private Intention


Christmas Eve 8.00p.m.:

Seán Golden (Anniversary)

Michael McLean


Christmas Day 11.30a.m.:

All Parishioners living and deceased


Eucharist Ministers:

Christmas Eve: Paddy McDonnell, Bridget Langan, Louise Kelly

Christmas Day: Mary Healy, Mary Boyle, Susan Murphy



Christmas Eve: Ciarán Kenny, Cauleen Barrett

Christmas Day: Florrie McBrien




Christmas Day 10.00a.m.:

All Parishioners living and deceased