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25th July '18


No's drawn on 23rd July were: 1. 14. 25. 27. No Jackpot winner.

Jackpot now €7,500. Next draw in Katie Macs.

Five Envelopes drawn:

Frank & Elaine Scanlon, Ballycastle

Saoirse O'Connor, Sea Road

Marian & Seán Timlin, Ballinglen

Phil & Eddie Scott, Ballycastle

Michael Dunican, Sea Road


St. Bridget's Ladies GAA

Congratulations to the St. Bridget's U-12 team who won the County B Football Championship Final on Tuesday evening.


Outdoor Mass

Mass will be celebrated on Downpatrick Head on Sunday next at 11.30a.m. (weather permitting).


The death occurred recently of Michael Scott, Philadelphia, USA and formerly of Ballykinlettra, Ballycastle. Sympathy is extended to his partner Peggy, brothers Eddie (Sea Road), Tom (Ballkinlettra), James and Gerry, his sister Mary Munnelly (Carrowniskey), his nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral Mass in St. Bridget's Church, Ballycastle on Saturday 28th July at 3.00p.m. followed by burial of ashes in Ballycastle Cemetery .

May he rest in peace.


Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Michael Doherty who has died in England (Brother of Chris Doherty, Cabintown) and baby Michael Doherty, (Grandson of Jackie & Chris Doherty, Cabintown) who has died in England .

May they rest in peace.



Ruth McDonnell “Available Light” opens in The Ballinglen Gallery on 4th August

7.00pm – 9.00pm and runs until 29 th August 2018.

Refreshments served. Everyone welcome.

The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Main Street, Ballycastle, Co. Mayo F26 X5N3.

Tel: 096-43184. Email:



Congratulations to Ailibhe Irwin winner of last week's 50/50 Draw (€245).


New community text on WhatsApp - text your name and number to Máirtin Flannery on 0863225128 if you would like to be added. 



Bingo in Ballycastle Hall continues on Monday at 8.30p.m.

Jackpot of €500 in 50 no's or less. Please support.


Craft Shop

Craft Shop/Tourist Information (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.


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

Masses this week:

Monday: No Mass

Tuesday 11.00a.m.: Walter & Mai Lynch & John & Bridget McKenzie

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: People of the Parish

Thursday 11.00a.m.: Holy Souls

Friday 12.30a.m.: Nuptial Mass for Sarah Carey & Andrew McMunn

Saturday 12.30p.m.: Nuptial Mass for Ciara McAndrew & Michael Ruane

Saturday 3.00p.m .: Funeral Mass for Michael Scott

Saturday 8.15p.m.: Delia, Patrick, Jacinta & Alphonsus Golden

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Mass at Downpatrick Head (Weather permitting)


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: M. Healy

Sunday 11.30a.m.: M.A. O'Connor



Saturday Vigil: George O'Grady

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Elizabeth O'Donnell



Saturday Vigil: R. O'Donnell, C. Scott

Sunday 11.30a.m.: L. Ruane, S. Kelly