Ballycastle >Local News
  26th August '20

Church Notices

Mass intentions for this week are:


St. Bridget's Church :

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: Anthony, Bridget, Michael & Ann Hoban;

Frank, John & Patrick McAndrew; Paddy & Jack Garrett

Saturday 7.00p.m.: Mary & Joe O'Donnell (Anniversaries)

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Teresa Collins (2nd Anniversary)


Eucharist Ministers :

Saturday: Geraldine Dunican

Sunday: Susan Murphy, Margaret Burke


Saturday: Cauleen Barrett

Sunday: Nuala Delaney


St. Teresa's Church :

Sunday 10.00a.m.: Cathal Connolly (Month's Mind)


If Mass is requested for St. Bridget's Church during the week, it will be celebrated on Wednesdays.


Ballinglen Art Gallery

Exhibition by Gabrielle Flynn "Between Presence and Absence: Two Winter Weeks in North Mayo" opens Friday 4th September at 2pm in The Ballinglen Gallery, Main Street, Ballycastle, Co. Mayo, F26X5N3. Come meet the Artist and join us for tea and scones. Exhibition runs until 9th October 2020. Everyone Welcome. Tel: 096 43184 Email:



Mayo Exclusive Junior B Championship Round 1:

Ballycastle v Kilmovee on Saturday 29th August at 4.00p.m. in Kilmovee.


Michael Walsh Junior League Group 2 Result:

Ballycastle: 0 – 6; Ballintubber: 2 – 15


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Margaret Maughan, this week's winner (€168).



St. Bridget's National School is due to re-open on Thursday 27th August.

Ms Susan Cummins has been appointed Special Education Teacher for 1 year in the National School .


Ceide Fields

The Céide Fields neolithic site is open to visitors but the visitor centre, café and toilets remain closed. There is no charge and the very knowledgeable Guide staff are on site to answer any questions and provide directions.


Museum of Art

The Ballinglen Museum of Art is now open at Main Street, Ballycastle, F26 X5N3. Tel: 096-43184.

Opening Hours:

Monday – Saturday 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m.

Sunday 1.00p.m. – 5.00p.m.


First Communion

The First Holy Communion Mass will be celebrated on Saturday 10th October at 12.00noon.


Ballycastle Gym

Ballycastle Community Hall Gym is now open. All sessions must be pre booked.

For morning sessions (9.00a.m. – 1.00p.m.) phone 089 4607901

and for evening sessions (5.00p.m. – 9.00p.m.) phone 086 3242347.


Garda in attendance

Garda Brian McGuire will be in Ballycastle Community Hall on the first Wednesday of each month from 12noon – 1.00p.m. On arrival, sign in, disinfect hands and maintain social distancing.