Ballycastle >Local News
  22nd September '21

Coast Coffee Fundraiser

Thank you very much to all who supported Coast Coffee Fundraiser, in support of

Western Care Association, on Sunday last. Amount raised €2,109.

Thanks also to Mary's Cottage Kitchen for donating scones and jam and to

Darren McDonnell for donating milk and cream.

Raffle winners were: Séan O'Grady (Homeland Voucher) and Margaret Burke (Box of chocolates and Bottle of wine).



Congratulations to Claire Tighe who was elected as a councillor for Labour following the Ealing

by-election in west London recently. Claire's father Martin Tighe is from Kilbride, Ballycastle while Claire's mum passed away a number of years ago. Born in Ealing, Claire grew up in the Ballina area and attended St. Mary's Secondary School, Ballina. Claire managed to increase Labour's vote share and majority and secured the best ever result for Labour in the Hobbayne Ward.




Mayo Exclusive Junior Championship Rd 1:

Ballycastle v Eastern Gaels on Sunday 26th September at 1.00p.m. in Tom Langan Park, Ballycastle.

All Club matches are by ticket only.

Tickets can be booked at:



Mayo Senior Football League Rd 5 Div 5B:

Ballycastle: 1-6; Charlestown Sarsfields: 4-11


50/50 Draw:

Tickets are now available in McNamees XL, John Burkes, Post Office, Belderrig Community Centre

and on-line.


Ballinglen Museum of Art

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

This exhibition, selected by Director David O'Donoghue, includes powerful works by: Donald Teskey, Patrick Scott, Barbara Rae, James Kennedy, James Earley, Monica Lundy, Blaise Drummond, 

Richard Gorman, Michael Canning, Eilis O'Connell, Kathy Prendergast,Bill Rock, John Fitzsimons, 

Kelvin Mann, Leah Hewson, Felicity Clear, Brian O'Doherty, Dorothy Cross, Amelia Stein, 

Mick O'Dea. 

Each of these artists has an international following and exhibition history including art fairs in London, Miami, New York, Dublin.

The Ballinglen Museum of Art is located on Main Street, Ballycastle, Co Mayo

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

runs until 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.

Céide Fields

The Céide Fields outdoor site is open to the public, every day free of charge from 10a.m. to 5pm.

The construction work on the exciting all new exhibitions in the Visitor Centre has restarted so the café and toilets will not be available.


Church Notices

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, Michael Edward Tomas (Anniversary), Edward Naughton,

Michael Tomas & Tom Ruane

Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.: Mary Bourke (Anniversary), Michael & Teresa Forde (Anniversaries), Antonia & Paddy Langan

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Teresa (Anniversary) & Anthony O'Donnell, Brian Gahan,

Michael & Kathleen Burke


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Ann O'Donnell

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Mary Boyle



Saturday Vigil: Caroline Nealon

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Séan Callaghan



Sunday 26 th September 10.00a.m.: People of the Parish