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27th December '17

                                                     An AED Defibrillator is located in Ballycastle Community Hall

                                                      In the event of a person collapsing and becoming unresponsive:

                                                      1. Call 999 (landline) or 112 (mobile)

                                                      2. Call local Defibrillator Responder on

                                                         A) 086-257-6771 or B) 086-257-6772

                                                      3. Start CPR immediately while awaiting responder and emergency     



50/50 Christmas draw: 

1st : Patricia Connolly, Belderrig €260

2nd : Elise & Aoibhinn, Belderrig €50

3rd : Dolores Earley, Doonfeeney €30

4th : Bridie Tomas €20



Bingo in Ballycastle Community Hall on Monday 1st January at 8.30p.m.


Exhibition continues

"Our World Our Lives" Children's Exhibition Continues until January 25th 2018.

Exhibition of prints made by 450 school children who visited Ballinglen in 2017.

If you have not seen this do come along. All welcome.

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

Tel: 096 43184 or Nuala Clarke: 086 8222126



Special offer for the month of January - €100 for 1 year's membership.

Prices: €5 per visit, €20 per month, €50 for 3 months.

Gift Vouchers available in Mary's Tea Rooms and the Post Office.


Ballycastle Christmas Cycle

Baile an Chaisil Cycling Club 5th annual Christmas cycle on New Year's Day at 12noon. Registration in Healy's Bar at 11.30a.m. 36km and 12km family cycle with refreshments after in Healy's.

This year we will be cycling in memory of our friend and former club member Patrick McHale. Collette and her family have chosen Head Way Ireland as this year's charity.


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 11.30a.m.: Anthony & Teresa O'Donnell

Tuesday 11.00a.m.: John, Loretto & Willie Grier

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: Johnny Sweeney & Elizabeth & Seamus O'Morain

Thursday 12.00noon: Paddy McHale (Anniversary)

Friday 10.30a.m.: People of the Parish

Saturday 8.15p.m.: Jim McDonnell

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Thomas Barrett (1st Anniversary)


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: As Arranged

Sunday 11.30a.m.: As Arranged



Saturday Vigil: As Arranged

Sunday 11.30a.m.: As Arranged



Saturday Vigil: Keith Carden, Orla Tighe

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Elise Touhill, Lorcan O'Donnell