Ballycastle >Local News
27th March '19

Lotto Jackpot €11,000

No's drawn on 25th March: 3. 9. 17. 20.

€100 winner: Ann McDonnell, Seaview



The death occurred on 19th March of Anne Heffernan (nee Doherty), St. Mary's Road, Galway and formerly of Ballycastle. Sympathy is extended to her husband and family, sister Mary Burke (Carrowcur), brothers Tommy Doherty (Ballymachugh) and Mikey, sister-in-law Breege Doherty (Ballymachugh), extended family, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace.

Sympathy is also extended to the family, relatives and friends of Vincent McGuire, Luton, England and formerly of Ballykinlettra, Ballycastle who died recently in England .

May he rest in peace.



50/50 Draw: Congratulations to Jarlath Scott, last week's winner (€180).


Div 4 Senior League: Ballycastle v Mayo Gaels on Saturday at 5pm in Bekan. 


Ballycastle GAA membership and renewal of Chairde is now due 

Membership options available:

Adult - €40

Family - €60

Oap and students - €20

Cairde - €250

Payment online at or contact Declan Caulfield


The Irish Heart Foundation - Hands for life

Free local CPR training in your community.
Ballycastle and surrounding areas - Ballycastle Community Hall
on Thursday 4th April.
Times: 5.00 - 6.00p.m., 6.30 - 7.30p.m.and 8.00 - 9.00p.m.
Contact Kathryn at 086 3970368 or Maura at 086 3571231 or Mary at 087 6225829.


Bingo in Ballycastle Hall on Monday 1st April at 8.30p.m. Jackpot €500 in 50 no's or less.


Daffodil Day

Amount raised: €1158. (Ballycastle: €1028; Kilfian: €130).

Thank you to all who supported and to all who helped on the day.


Dates for your diary

Confirmation in Ballycastle on 7th April

First Communion in Ballycastle on 12th May


Athletic Club

Ballycastle A.C. athletics training every Saturday morning at 10am, meet at the Community Hall, anyone from junior infants to adults can come out and join us to get fit in a fun and non-competitive environment.


Craft Shop/Tourist Information

Craft Shop/Tourist Information (in the Resource Centre) is open Monday – Friday

from 11.00a.m. – 3.00p.m.


Cycling Club

Ballycastle Cycling Club spins every Sunday morning at 8am, every ability catered for.

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.


For all Hall bookings, contact Breda at 089-4607901


Church Notices

Masses this week:

Monday: No Mass

Tuesday 11.00a.m.: Mary Joe (Anniversary) & Tom Clifford

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: Deceased Members of the Noone & McDonnell Families

Thursday 7.00p.m.: Richard Timlin (Anniversary)

Friday 7.00p.m.: John & Josie Noone (Anniversaries)

Saturday 8.15p.m.: Gabrielle Gribbin (Anniversary)

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Francie & Annie Donoghue


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Eileen Grier

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Louise Kelly



Saturday Vigil: As Arranged

Sunday 11.30a.m.: As Arranged



Saturday Vigil: Keith Carden, Mia & Cara Healy

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Cillian Scott, Lorcan O'Donnell, Shauna Scott