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  27th July'22

Belderrig Bronzeman

Belderrig Bronzeman 2022 will take place in Belderrig on 30th July.

Registration at the harbour from 9.00a.m.


First race from 10.00a.m.

Junior races

Children's Sports Day

Curragh racing

Awards night in the Community Centre


Cemetery Masses

Ballycastle Cemetery: Sunday 31st July at 11.30a.m.

Belderrig Cemetery: Sunday 7th August at 2.00p.m.

Doonfeeney Cemetery: Friday 12th August at 6.00p.m.

Kilbride Cemetery: Friday 19th August at 6.00p.m.



Mass will also be celebrated on Downpatrick Head on Sunday 14th August at 12.00noon.

G.A.A. News


Mayo Senior League Div. 3B. Rd 7:

Killala v Ballycastle on Friday, 29th July, at 7.45p.m. in Killala.



Mayo Senior League Div. 3B. Rd 6:

Westport St. Patrick's: 6 – 9; Ballycastle: 1 - 10


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Anna Heffernan, last week's winner (€212).

Tickets are now available in McNamee's XL, John Burkes, Post Office, Healy's Pub,

Belderrig Community Centre and on-line.

Céide Fields

Open daily from 10.00a.m. – 6.00p.m. (last admission 5.15p.m.)

Free admission on the first Wednesday of every month.


Kellie and Emma of Céide Ladle are operating the café every day.


'Painting with Acid' by Norman Ackroyd, The Ballinglen Museum of Art, Main Street Ballycastle,

Co. Mayo, F26RX61. 1st June - 31st August. 5 decades of Etchings, Watercolours, Display case and a new publication ‘An Irish Notebook', a selection of 40 sketches from the West Coast of Ireland.


Céide Coast Half Marathon & 10k

The Céide Coast Half Marathon will be held in Ballycastle on 8th October 2022.

This race will be run on the day in conjunction with the 10k Coastal Challenge which is now in its 7th successful year.

Register now at


Church Notices

Weekday Masses will be celebrated on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10.00a.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:


Tuesday 10.00a.m.: Private Intention


Wednesday 10.00a.m.: Private Intention

Thursday 10.00a.m.:
Seán Scott (Anniversary) & Nicola Scott


Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.:

Paddy Cavish

Anthony McDonnell

Johnny Earley

John & Kathleen Nealon


Sunday 11.30a.m.:

Cemetery Mass in Ballycastle Cemetery for the faithful departed

Martin & Eileen Heffernan & Breege Meyler

Teresa McGee (1st Anniversary)


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Kathleen Donnelly

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Mary Carden



Saturday Vigil: Geraldine Dunican

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Nuala Delaney




Sunday 31st July 10.00a.m.:

William Timoney

Tommy, Margaret, Thomas, Kathleen & Mary Tomas

Deceased Delaney, McNulty & Carey Families