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26th May '05


Ballycastle/Belderrig Development Company

The AGM of Ballycastle/Belderrig Development Company will take place on Thursday 2nd June at 9.00p.m. in the Resource Centre.   All welcome.


First Communion

Best wishes to the following   children who will receive their First Holy Communion on Sunday 29th: Colin Kelly, Kevin Healy, Susan McGinty, Niamh Murphy, Cliona Maughan, Eve Kelly, Karen Sweeney, Jason Maughan, Richard Tighe, Daniel Healy, Conor Langan, Farrell Cranstone, Ciaran Healy.



Ballycastle defeated Lacken in the first round of the North Mayo Cup at Tom Langan Park on Saturday 21st It was a hard fought game with Lacken going into an early lead.   Ballycastle eventually dominated at midfield and brought Aodhan Tighe to full back to mark John Clarke who was causing a lot of damage at full forward.  

Final Score:   Ballycastle: 1 – 15;   Lacken:   1 – 11.

Ballycastle Team: Mairtín Flannery,   Martin Hefferon,   Kieran Doherty,

Mark Gaughan, Ollie Barrett, Declan Caulfield, Daniel Forde, Donal McLean (0-3),

Padraic Gardiner (0-1), Shane Forde (1-0),   Shane Breslin (0-2), Simon Barrett (0-5), Fergus Tighe (0-2),   Aodhan Tighe,    Francie Bonner (0-2).

Sub used: Tom Connor for Ollie Barrett.


Breaffy House Hotal & Spa Junior Football Championship:

Ballycastle play Kilmovee on Sunday next (29th ) at 1.30p.m. in Ballaghadereen.



Junior and Minor training on Tuesday and Friday at 9.00p.m.



Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Michael Pryal (son of Paddy, Ballyknock) who died suddenly in Leeds, England.


Women's Group

Quilt for raffle on Sunday June 5th   is on display in Craft Shop during opening hours: 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m.   Monday – Friday.

Cards are now in all local Business outlets.   €2 per line.  


Corpus Christi Procession


Annual Corpus Christi Procession will be held on Sunday 5th June after 11.30a.m. Mass (weather permitting).




Numbers drawn on 21st May '05 were:    10.   25.   29.   30.

No Jackpot winner so Jackpot now   €11,500.    Next draw in Healys.

Five Envelopes drawn:

Anne Walsh,   Bonniconlon

Walter Robinson,   Ballycastle

Máirtín Ó Flatharta, Ballycastle

Brian Polke, Ballycastle

Eilis McCann, Belderrig


Women's Health

Women of the North West, in partnership with Ballycastle & Cooneal Women's Groups, invite all women to a Women's Health conference on Saturday 11th June 9.15a.m. – 3.30p.m. in Moygownagh Community Centre.

TOPIC: Psychological Wellbeing.   Names can be given into Craft Shop or phone 096-43946 before 3rd June.


Church Notices

Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil:   8.00p.m.

Sunday:   11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday:   Michael McNicholas

Tuesday:    Pat & Davy Doherty (Ballymachugh)

Wednesday:   Ann Whelan (Anniversary)

Thursday:     Tom, Patrick & Mickey Doherty (Carrowcur)

Friday:     Lawrence Clifford

Saturday 10.00a.m: Paddy Joe & Sean Loftus

Saturday 12.00noon:   Michael O'Grady (Anniversary)

Saturday Vigil: Jack McBrien (Anniversary)

Sunday 11.30a.m.: First Holy Communion Children


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil:    Mary Munnelly

Sunday:    Aidan Tighe



Saturday Vigil: Mary Hefferon

Sunday:    Florrie McBrien


Adoration : (Tuesday)

7.00p.m:      Mary Kenny,   Mary Kelly

7.30p.m.:    Anne & Joe Greene

8.00p.m.:    Bridie Hunt, Caroline Stadler

8.30p.m.:    Mary O'Connor, Kathleen Donnelly


Community Care:

Cook: Phil Healy

Driver:   John Kenny