Ballycastle >Local News
25th April '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     



Congratulations and best wishes for the future to Shane Healy, Behy and

Edel Golden, Kilfian who were married in Kilfian Church on Saturday 21st April.



No's drawn on 23rd April were: 8. 11. 12. 29. No Jackpot winner.

Jackpot now €6,200. Next draw in Healys.

Five Envelopes drawn:

Oisín & Eddie, c/o Healys

Mary Healy, c/o Healys

Miriam Walsh, Doonfeenry

Michael Cooke, Behy

Mary Teresa Ruddy, Creevesbeg


Exhibition at the Ballinglen Gallery

Richard Gorman "KOZO" opens on Saturday 5th May at 8pm and runs until 5th June 2018. The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Main Street, Ballycastle, Co. Mayo F26X5N3. Everyone Welcome. Refreshments Served. Tel/Fax: 096 43184 Email:



50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Margaret Tomas, winner of last week's 50/50 Draw (€208).


Junior C Championship :

Ballycastle B team: 2 – 10; Ardagh: 3 – 10.

Ballycastle Team : Christopher Walsh, Des Langan, Mark Gaughan, Dean Stadler,

Joe Gardiner, Daniel Breslin, Dean Kelly, Shane Grier, Declan Caulfield,

Liam Óg Barrett (0-1f), J.P. Guiheen (0-8(7f)), Tom Tomas (0-1), Shane Maughan, Paul Madden (1-0), Conor Tomas (1-0).

Subs used : Patrick Healy for Joe Gardiner; J.J. Bourke for Conor Tomas.


Up coming fixtures:
Div 3: Ballycastle v Bonniconlon on Saturday 28th April at 7pm in Bonniconlon.

Div 3: Ballycastle v Achill on Saturday 5th May at 7 in Tom Langan Park .

Junior A Championship: Ballycastle v Ardagh on Monday 7th May at 12 in Ardagh.


‘Needle Clickers'

Next meeting next Tuesday 1st May at 8.30p.m . in the Resource Centre. We are knitting for charities at the moment. Come along and bring a friend.



Bingo in Ballycastle Community Hall on Monday 30th April at 8.30p.m. Roll-over Jackpot, starting next Monday, at 45 numbers.



Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Mary Byrne, Suífinn Way who died recently.

May she rest in peace.



Yoga class in the Resource Centre, Ballycastle on Thursdays from 7.30p.m. – 8.45p.m. Contact Bernie on 087 2511726 for information or to book a place.


Golf Society

Outing to Woodstock Golf Course, Ennis is on the weekend of the 22/23 June.

Contact Ray Finnerty for more information on 0863799515. 


Craft Shop

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


Athletic Club

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

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


Masses this week:

Monday 11.00a.m.: Paddy (Anniversary) & Kathleen Healy

Tuesday 7.00p.m.: Padraig Doherty (Anniversary)

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: Mai & Anthony McLean

Thursday 7.00p.m.: Willie (Anniversary) & Doll Healy

Friday 11.00a.m.: Mary & John Barrett & Rose Erratt

Saturday 8.15p.m.: Deceased Members of Madden & Stadler Families

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Bridget (Anniversary) & Francis Healy


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Kathleen Donnelly

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Tony D'Arcy



Saturday Vigil: George O'Grady

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Nuala Delaney



Saturday Vigil: Sam Kelly, John Healy

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Leona Ruane, Orla Tighe