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22nd January '20

Lotto Jackpot €15,300

No's drawn on 20th January were: 1. 9. 22. 29.

€100 winner: Anthony J. O'Donnell, Ballinglen


Irish Pilgrimage Trust

A Church Gate Collection, in aid of the Irish Pilgrimage Trust, will take place on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th January 2020. The Irish Pilgrimage Trust is a voluntary organisation which takes people with special needs to Lourdes every year at Easter.



Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Carmel Hall (neé Heffernan), late of Glenurla who died recently in Philadelphia (aunt of Liam and Martin Heffernan and Carmel Murphy).

May she rest in peace.



50/50 Draw: Congratulations to Jim Meyler, last week's winner (€280).

50/50 Can now be purchased online at  


Ballycastle GAA club will be taking orders for club gear on 31st January from 7.30pm to 9pm in the Community Hall. Go to the club's Facebook or Twitter page to see samples of what's available.


G.A.A. Membership

Chairde Baile an Chaisil and Club Membership is now due for 2020.

Closing date for both is 31 st March.


Winter League Round 1:

Ballycastle v Killala on Sunday 2nd February at 12.00noon in Ballycastle.



Next Bingo in Ballycastle Hall will be on Monday 27th January at 8.30p.m. Jackpot €500 in 55 no's or less.


Adult Music Classes

Adult Irish Music Classes in Killala Community Centre on Thursdays at 8pm. All Beginners welcome. 


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: No Mass

Tuesday 11.00a.m: People of the Parish

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: Joe (Anniversary) & Eileen Tighe

Thursday 11.00a.m.: Martin & Kate McDonnell & Deceased Family Members

Friday 11.00a.m.: Peter Langan & Deceased Family Members

Saturday 7.00p.m .: Mairtín O'Flatharta (Anniversary); Carmel Hall (nee Heffernan) who died in the U.S.A.

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Anthony Walsh (Anniversary)


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Eileen Grier

Sunday 11.30a.m.: George O'Grady



Saturday Vigil: George O'Grady

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Margaret Burke



Saturday Vigil: Lorcan O'Donnell, Aoibheann Touhill

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Niamh Fox, Michael Ruane