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25th January '06


Art Classes

Painting & Drawing classes, with Áine O'Connor, beginning on Monday 6th February 7.00p.m. – 9.00p.m. for 8 weeks, in the Resource Centre.   Cost €80.   Painting all mediums.   Male or Female.   Beginners welcome.

Dinner Dance

The G.A.A./Parish Annual Dinner Dance will be held in Hiney's Upper Deck on Saturday 4th February '06. Tickets cost 25Euro and can be purchased in local shops, pubs and from club officers.  

The following awards will be presented on the night:

Hall of Fame:   Paul Doherty

Club Man of the Year:   Paddy Gilvarry

Junior Player of the Year:   Daniel Forde

Minor Player of the Year:   Jason O'Neill

Card Game

Ballycastle G.A.A. Club thank all who bought tickets and all who supported them with their Card game held in Killala Community Centre on the 18th .

Congratulations to all the winners on the night.

Card Game winners:

1st (shared):  Tony Lacken/James Melvin;   Tom & Lawrence Scott

2nd (shared): Paddy Reilly/Patrick Ruddy;   Maud O'Hara/Mary Gilvarry

3rd (shared): John Mulligan/Evelyn Staunton;   John Hefferon/Mary Reape;

                   John Newcombe/John Moore

Ladies Prize:

(Shared):     Mary Nealon/Marcella Nealon;    Eileen Grier/Kathleen McDonnell

Ticket Buyers Prize:

Mrs McHale, Glenedagh & John Sean Healy, Behy

Raffle winners:

1 st :    Paddy langan, Kilbride

2 nd :   Caroline Nealon, Ballyknock

3 rd :   Peter Geraghty, Swinford

4 th :   Margaret Walsh, Glenurla

5 th :   Shane Breslin, Kilbride

6 th :   Josie Noone, Ballinglen


21st Birthday


Congratulations to Michelle Flannery, Seaview Estate, who celebrated her 21st Birthday on Saturday night last with a party in Seaview Lounge.


No.'s drawn on   21st January were:   7.   10.   23.   28.   No Jackpot winner.   Jackpot now stands at €15,000.   Next draw will take place in Healys.

Five envelopes drawn:

Mary Connor,   Crott

Declan Walsh, Glenurla

Mary Boyle, Ballycastle

Martin/Ellen, c/o Katie Macs

Marie Martin, Main Street


Congratulations to Brian Polke, winner of the Lotto Promoter's Prize of a Dinner Voucher to the value of €75.


Lotto Licence has been renewed. Jackpot limit:   €20,000.   Beginning Saturday 4th February, if Jackpot is not won, money will be increased to €20 each to names on 5 envelopes drawn.


Toddler Group

Toddler Group continues every Friday from 9.30a.m. – 12.00noon upstairs in the Resource Centre.  

All welcome.

Church Notices

Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil:   8.15p.m .

Sunday:   11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday:    Mary Tomas

Tuesday:   James & Elizabeth Early

Wednesday: Margaret & Patrick Killeen

Thursday:   Sally & Joe Regan

Friday:    Alphonsus (Frank) Golden (Anniversary)

Saturday 10.00a.m.:    Willie Grier, Glenurla (Anniversary)

Saturday Vigil:    Tommy McHale (Sea Road)

Sunday 11.30a.m.:    Katie, Joe & Jodie Bryce


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil:   Breege Gardiner

Sunday:     Tony D'Arcy



Saturday Vigil:   Cauleen Barrett

Sunday:   Mary Hefferon



7.00p.m.:     Anne & Paddy McDonnell

7.30p.m.:    Phil Healy, Anne Callaghan

8.00p.m.:    Eileen Deane, Sheila Polke

8.30p.m.:    Ann Scott, Eileen Tighe


Community Care:

Cook: Breda O'Toole

Driver:    Tony D'Arcy