Ballycastle >Local News
22nd September '10

                                                      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                                                            services.

Ballycastle Golf Society

Results of Captains Prize in Ballina on 18th September 2010 :
38 players participated in an 18 hole Single Stableford competition.

Captains Prize Winner                                                                                    

1 st :    Colin Kelly 40pts
2 nd :   Ray Finnerty (36pts back 9)
3 rd :    Mark O'Donohue 36pts
4 th :     Michael Kelly 35pts
5 th :     Vincent Tomas 33pts

Golfer of the year 2010: Eddie Keigher


Beginner's prize
1 st :     Michael Winters 31pts
2 nd :    Philip Lavin 29pts
3 rd :    Enda Burke 20pts

Visitor's prize
1 st :    William Timoney 37pts
2 nd :   Junior Langdon 36pts
3 rd :   Tony Purdy 34pts

Longest Drive:     Padraig Winters
Nearest the pin:   Pat Kenny
Front 9:               Michael Hickey
Back 9:               Jim Kenny

Donkey Prize :     Michael Gilroy and Adrian Kneafsey
Donkey of the year: Pat Kenny

Congratulations to our new Captain Vincent Tomas and his Vice-Captain Michael Kelly.       

Next Outing:  30th October in Ballinrobe Golf Club. All visitors welcome. Anyone interested in playing please contact Vincent Tomas 087-7719359 or Michael Kelly 087-9145551.



No's drawn on Saturday 18th September were: 19. 28. 29. 30. No Jackpot winner. Jackpot now stands at €1,900. Next Draw in Healys.

Five Envelopes drawn:

Paul Doherty, Ballymachugh

T.J. Flannery, Ballycastle

Michelle McGinty, Ballycastle

Eileen Healy, Ballycastle

Baldy & Flanders, c/o Tramps Bar


Cultural Night

Ballinglen Arts Foundation is hosting Cultural Night in Ballycastle from 5.00p.m. – 9.00p.m. on

Friday 24th September. The Centre's 457 works of art will be open for viewing. A printmaking workshop will run for the evening. Booking essential.



Sympathy is extended to the families, relatives and friends of Mike Byron who died in Leeds (brother in-law of Michael Langan, Muingelly) and Brede White (sister of Ann Caulfield, Belderrig).


Dev. Co.

Ballycastle/Belderrig Development Company meeting on Wednesday 29th September at 9.00p.m. in the Resource Centre.

Tractor Run

West Coast Vintage Society tractor Road Run on Sunday 3rd October in aid of Cancer Care West and Ballina Hospital . Contact Alastair at 087 2111211.


High Noon/Befriending Launch

High Noon in the Fáilte Room, Lacken on Monday 27th September from 12.00noon – 3.00p.m. by Junior Minister Dara Calleary. Usual Bus service. Launch of Befriending Mayo – telephone service to elderly people and people living alone.


Craft Fair

Annual Christmas Craft Fair will take place in Ballycastle Resource Centre on Saturday 27th &

Sunday 28th November. More details later.



Bag Packing:

Ballycastle G.A.A. are doing fundraising bag-packing in Dunnes Stores, Ballina on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th September. All help is appreciated and anyone that can help on either day please contact Declan on 087 2515292 or Eilis on 087 7936942.


Card Game:

Ballycastle G.A.A. are holding their Annual Card Game on Wednesday 15th December in Ballycastle Hall at 8.30p.m. Tickets 10euro.


Craft Shop

Facilities available :

Broadband Internet, Fax, Laminating, Photocopying, Typing.

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m.



An 11 weeks course begins on Wednesday 22 nd September in the Resource Centre, Ballycastle. Evening Class 8.00p.m. – 9.30p.m. (Ongoing, beginners welcome).

Wear loose comfortable clothing. Bring Yoga mat and small blanket for the relaxation.

Tutor: Ishtar, Colour Therapist, Teacher of Yoga and Dancing the Rainbow.

Fee: €110 payable at start of course.

Booking and enquiries: Phone Ishtar at 096-34901 or 086 1600964.


Community Hall

Monday : Bingo at 8.30p.m.

Tuesday : Ladies Indoor Soccer at 8.00p.m.

Wednesday : Men's Indoor Soccer: Teenagers at 8.00p.m. and Adults only at 9.00p.m.

Thursday : Basketball

Friday : Social 25 card game at 8.30p.m.


Anyone wishing to book the Hall for meetings or activities, contact Breda McNulty at 086-0644114.


Church Notices


Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil: 8.15p.m.

Sunday: 11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday: Michael & Mary Gilroy

Tuesday: Norah Healy (Anniversary)

Wednesday: Patrick Doherty (Anniversary) Carrowcur

Thursday: Catherine Lynn (Ballycastle)

Friday 1.00p.m. : Wedding Mass

Saturday 8.15p.m. : Luke & John Gilligan

Sunday 11.30a.m. : Kathleen Tighe (Anniversary) & James


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: John Maughan

Sunday: Mary Boyle



Saturday Vigil: Michael A. O'Connor

Sunday: Seamus O'Connor



Saturday Vigil: Andrew Healy, Kate Loftus

Sunday: Anna Healy, Emma Maughan



7.00p.m. : Anne & Paddy McDonnell

7.30p.m. : Teresa McHale, Peggy Burke

8.00p.m. : Anne Carey, Bridget Langan

8.30p.m. : Cauleen Barrett, Teresa Collins