Ballycastle >Local News
  25th October '23



Junior B Football Championship County Final:

Ballycastle v Achill on Sunday 29th October at 12.00noon in Parke GAA pitch.


Card Game:

Ballycastle G AA card game on Tuesday nights at 8pm in the clubhouse.

Winners at the card game were:

1st: George O'Grady & P.J. McCann

2nd: Tom Scott & Ken Gorey

Supporters Prize: Jim Breslin & Francis Munnelly

Raffle Winners:

1st: Noel Kearney

2nd: Margaret Walsh

3rd: Breege Gardiner


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Brian Moody, last weekend's winner (€202).

Tickets are now available in John Burkes, Healys Bar, Donnelly's Village Store, Seaview Lounge, Belderrig Community Centre and on-line at


Recent Deaths

Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Eileen O'Toole (née O'Malley),

Mullingar, Co. Westmeath and formerly of Kilmeena, Westport who died on October 19th (Mother of Liam O'Toole, Seaview).

May she rest in peace.


Sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Martin Maheady, Springhill, Kincon and Suífinn Way, Ballycastle who died on October 20th.

May he rest in peace.

Sympathy is also extended to the family, relatives and friends of Eileen Hutchinson (née Purcell) London and late of Glenurla, Ballycastle who died recently.

May she rest in peace.


25 Card Drive

Ballycastle GAA 25 Card Drive in Ballycastle Community Hall on

Sunday 5th November. €1400 in Prizes. Ladies Prize and Buyer's Prize.


Halloween Walk

Ballycastle Scary Halloween Walk on Monday 30th October at 7.00pm. Starting at Ballycastle Resource Centre and finishing at Ballycastle Hall.


Tractor Run

West Coast Vintage Society are holding a Tractor Run in memory of Basil Petrie on

Sunday 29th October 2023. Registration at 11.00am at Killala Community Centre.

Refreshments afterwards in Gilvarry's Pub, Killala. Raffle and Spot Prizes. All Proceeds going to Cancer Care West. All vehicles welcome (cars, tractors, motor bikes and commercials).


St. Brigid's Club

St. Brigid's LGFA 25th Anniversary Dinner Dance on Sunday 29th October at 7.30pm in the

Dolphin Hotel, Crossmolina. Music with Concord .

Tickets can be purchased from Maria 086 3016691, Louise 087 1361639,

Susie 086 8483153, Noreen 087 2788234.


Belderrig Community Centre

John Hoban's Music Circle in Belderrig Community Centre on November 7th.

A bus will run from Ballycastle area to this event.

Please ring to book your seat - 087 1857280. All welcome.


A series of Craft Taster Workshops will run in Belderrig Community Centre in November.

The line up of activities is:

Nov 6th – Songwriting with Rosie Connolly

Nov 13th – Felting with Angelika Dunne

Nov 20th – Willow Weaving with Tom Delaney

Nov 27th – Wood Whittling a pen with LMA Designs

Workshops will run from 6.30-8.30pm. Booking is essential.

Please ring Maria on 087 1857280 to learn more or book a place.


Ballycastle Community Hall

Ballycastle Community Hall is available to hire for all functions. For all Hall or Gym bookings please contact 086 0667192, 086 8704125 or 086 1584432.

Monday to Friday 9am – 9pm

Saturday 9am – 1pm

Closed on Sundays.


Céide Fields

Céide Fields Centre is open every day in October from 10am – 5pm.


Church Notices

Weekday Masses will be celebrated at 11.00a.m.


Mass 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 11.00a.m:

All who are ill in the Community


Thursday 11.00a.m.:

Private Intention


Friday 11.00a.m:

Private Intention


Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.:

Paddy Gardiner (Anniversary)

Eileen Hutchinson (née Purcell), Glenurla and London


Sunday 11.30a.m.:

Mary Devlin (née Morrin) & Annie & Dan O'Horo & Mabel & Sam Busby & Mary Kelly

Paul & Breege Doherty & Martin Healy (Anniversary) & deceased Healy & Doherty families


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Bridget Langan

Sunday: Susan Murphy



Saturday Vigil: Cauleen Barrett

Sunday: As arranged




Sunday 10.00a.m.:

People of the Parish