Ballycastle >Local News
21st March '18

                                                     An AED Defibrillator is located in Ballycastle Community Hall

                                                      In the event of a person collapsing and becoming unresponsive:

                                                      1. Call 999 (landline) or 112 (mobile)

                                                      2. Call local Defibrillator Responder on

                                                         A) 086-257-6771 or B) 086-257-6772

                                                      3. Start CPR immediately while awaiting responder and emergency     



No's drawn on 19th March were: 1. 5. 15. 26. No Jackpot winner.

Jackpot now €5,700. Next draw in Katie Macs.

Five Envelopes drawn:

Michael Burke, Killeen

Francie Ruane, Ballycastle

Andrea & Anne, Ballycastle

Cecil Jackson, Ballinglen

P. & G. c/o Healys


Exhibition at the Ballinglen Gallery

Ann Christopher "Changing Spaces" opens on Saturday 7th April from 8 - 10pm and runs until the 27th of April 2018. Everyone Welcome, Refreshments Served.

The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Main Street Ballycastle, Co. Mayo.

Tel/Fax: 096 43184, Email:



Congratulations to Michael Ruane, winner of last week's 50/50 Draw (€219).


Chairde Baile an Chaisil and Club membership and is now due for 2018.

Closing date for both is the 31st March.

Chairde Benefits:
- membership of club for all family members 
- inclusion in our weekly 50/50 Lotto 
- inclusion in Mayo GAA Development Draw with €97000 prize fund 
- Cairde Baile an Chaisil special Gift

To join Cairde Baile an Chaisil you may pay in cash or by standing order.

Contact Eilis Ormsby 0877936942 or Martin Tighe on 0863957586



Bingo in Ballycastle Community Hall on Monday 26th March at 8.30p.m. Guaranteed Jackpot of €300.


Craft Shop

Craft Shop (in the Resource Centre) is now open Monday – Friday from 11.00a.m. – 3.00p.m.


Athletic Club

Annual Membership now due.


Training on Friday evenings 6.30p.m. – 7.45p.m. and Couch to 5K every Saturday morning at 9.45a.m. from the Community Hall.


Cycling Club

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


The club's annual weekend away will be in July, when we hope to complete the 180km of the Ring of Kerry. For more details contact Máirtin Flannery.

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.

Tuesday: Boys and Girls Basketball from 5.30p.m. – 6.30p.m.

Boys and Girls Indoor Soccer from 6.30p.m. – 7.30p.m.


For all Hall bookings, contact Breda at 089-4607901


Church Notices

Easter Sunday falls on 1st April


First Communion in Ballycastle will be celebrated on Sunday 20th May .


Masses this week:

Monday 11.00a.m.: John & Mary Kate McGuire

Tuesday 11.00a.m.: Marie Jordan (Anniversary)

Wednesday: No Mass

Thursday 11.00a.m.: Mary Chirco & Jim & Mary McHale

Friday 11.00a.m.: People of the Parish

Saturday 8.15p.m.: Eddie Gilmartin (Anniversary)

Sunday 11.30a.m.: John & Bridgie McKenzie & Mary Cosgrove


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Rose Nealon

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Margaret Burke



Saturday Vigil: Mary Walsh, George O'Grady, Cauleen Barrett

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Margaret Burke, John Busby, M. A. O'Connor



Saturday Vigil: Keith Carden, John Healy

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Lorna Tomas, Orla Tighe