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27th September '06



Congratulations and best wishes to Lianne Scott, Ballinglen and Michael Healy, Doonfeeney who were married on Friday 22nd and to Siobhan Hunt, Seaview Place and Declan O'Donnell, Porturlin who were married on Saturday 23rd .   Both weddings took place in St. Brigid's Church Ballycastle.



Ballycastle were defeated by Eastern Gaels on Sunday 24th by two points.   The game was played in Eastern Gaels pitch at 12.00noon.  

Final score:   Ballycastle:   2 – 6;   Eastern Gaels:   1 – 11.

Ballycastle Team:   Jason O'Neill, Patrick Tighe,   Daniel Breslin, Darren Madden, John P. Guiheen, Daniel Forde, Paul O'Connor, John Madden (1 – 2), Shane Breslin, Shane Healy   (0-2), Aodhan Tighe, Declan Caulfield (Captain), Michael Jackson, Shane Forde (1-0), Simon Barrett (0-1).

Subs :   T. Connor (0-1) for Paul O'Connor;   Martin Gardiner for Michael Jackson.

County Senior League Div 4:    Westport v Ballycastle on Sunday next (1st Oct) at 1.30p.m.


Training on Friday at 9.00p.m.



A Classical Music Group called “The Whistleblast Quartet” will perform a short family recital on Thursday 28th September in St. Brigid's Church, Ballycastle at 7.00p.m.   The children of Ballycastle National School will also perform a short piece with the Quartet.   All welcome.



No.'s drawn on Saturday 23rd September ‘06 were:   1.   3.   13. 25.    No Jackpot winner so Jackpot now stands at €2,000.   Next draw in Katie Macs.

Five envelopes drawn :

Declan Tighe,   Rathoonagh

John & Bridie Maughan,   Castletown                                                                 

Ann Marie McAndrew,   Ballycastle

Ann McDonnell,   Seaview

Attie McNulty,   Seaview


Evening Classes

Enrolment took place yesterday evening (Tuesday) in St. Patrick's Education Centre, Ballycastle for evening classes in First Aid, BHS Level 1, Yoga and Creative Writing.



Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Mary Kierke who died in England   (Sister of Josie Noone).


Church Notices

Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil:   8.15p.m .

Sunday:   11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday 8.00p.m.:   Tom Langan (All-Ireland '50 & '51)  

Tuesday:   John & Kate Noone

Wednesday:   Thomas & Margaret Healy & Deceased Family Members

Thursday:   John T. Gardiner & Deceased Gardiner & Langan Families

Friday: No Morning Mass

Saturday 10.00a.m.: Teresa Nealon ( Castletown ) & Deceased Family Members

Saturday 8.15p.m.:    Anne & Richard Farrell & Patrick & Gertie Gaughan

Sunday 11.30a.m.:   Kathleen ( Anniversary ) & James Tighe & Deceased Family Members


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil:   Tommy Carey

Sunday:    Jerome Chambers



Saturday Vigil:   George O'Grady

Sunday:    Florrie McBrien


Adoration: (Tuesday)

7.00p.m.:   Josie Noone, Mary Anne Sweeney

7.30p.m.:   Cauleen Barrett, Peggy Burke

8.00p.m.:   Anne Carey, Bridget Langan

8.30p.m.:   Margaret Walsh, Mary Timlin


Community Care:

Cooks:   Mary Bilbow

Driver:   Seamus Bilbow