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  23rd February '22



Lacken Foróige are holding an open information night for all parents and children who would like to join this year. Each child must be accompanied by a parent/guardian before a child is able to join the club.

This will take place in Lacken Enterprise Centre at 8.00p.m. on Monday 28th February.


Card Game

25 Drive Card Game in Lacken Enterprise Centre on Friday 25th February at 8.30pm sharp.

Admission €10.


An Invitation

Lacken Community Care would like to invite the people of Ballycastle & Belderrig to join us for Our Social Evening on 18/03/2022 in Lacken Enterprise Centre, Banagher.

Fr Michael Harrison PP will start off the evening by celebrating Mass at 6.30pm followed by

Music with Pete Carden.

A Raffle will take place and Refreshments will be served.

Admission is Free. All are Welcome.



The death occurred on Friday 18th February of John Burke, Bunclody, Co. Wexford and late of Killeen, Ballycastle.

Predeceased by his parents, sister Nell, brothers Pat, Alfie, Bernie and Michael.

Sympathy is extended to his wife, son and daughter, brother Jim, sister Mary,

sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

May he rest in peace.


G.A.A. News

50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Oisín Caulfield, last week's winner (€146).

Tickets are now available in McNamees XL, John Burkes, Post Office, Healy's Pub,

Belderrig Community Centre and on-line.


Memory Wall:

Ballycastle GAA's redevelopment of Tom Langan Park remains on course to have the new facilities completed by summer 2022.

To fund this development, they have started a new initiative – the Ballycastle GAA Memory Wall – which will offer all those connected to the club a chance to leave their mark on it. The Memory Wall, which will consist of individual tiles, each with a unique message, will take pride of place inside the newly constructed clubhouse at Tom Langan Park .


Launch of the Memory Wall will take place in Healys on Friday 18th March and everyone is invited to a night of nostalgia and memories.


G.A.A. Membership:

GAA Membership is now due and must be paid by 31st March.

Family Cairde Baile an Chaisil membership costs €260, Single €240.

Chairde Membership includes a County Board €100 ticket, entry to the weekly 50/50 draw and the option to pay by direct debit.

Family membership: €100; Single: €70; OAP: €35; Child: €25.

New members welcome.


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:


Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.:

Private Intention

Margaret, Michael & Pat Ruane (Dominick Street)

Tom Barrett

Paddy, Johnny, Peter and Deceased Carey & McNulty Families

Ann (Anniversary) & Peter Harrison


Sunday 11.30a.m.:

Mary Ann, Margaret & Frank Scanlon

Michael Kelly (2nd Anniversary) & Deceased Family Members


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.: Paddy McDonnell

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Louise Kelly



Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.: Ciarán Kenny

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Nuala Delaney




Sunday 27th February 10.00a.m.:

John McCann, Rathavesteen (Anniversary)


Sunday 6th March 10.00a.m.

Deceased Members of Carey, McNulty & Delaney Families