Ballycastle >Local News
28th January '09



No's drawn on Saturday 24th January '09 were:  7. 11. 13. 15.   No Jackpot winner so Jackpot now stands at 14,200euro.   Next draw will take place in Polkes.

Five envelopes drawn:

Annette, Padraig & Lisa Garry, Seaview Place

Breda Tighe, Muingreevagh

Stephanie & Jamie Timlin, Ballycastle

Laurence Scott, Ballycastle

Bridie Hunt, Ballycastle


Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Patrick Sheerin, (Brother of Anne Greene) who died recently in Cavan.

Sympathy is also extended to the family, relatives and friends of Michael Hoban, Ratheskin who died last week (Brother of Paddy Joe, Seaview, John James, Suifinn and Sr. Bridie, former teacher in Ballycastle National School ).


The death occurred on Monday 26th of Kevin Earley, Billoose, Carrowmore Lacken. Sympathy is extended to his daughters Maureen & Helen and sons Michéal and Martin,

brother Johnny (Killerduff), relatives and friends. His remains will be brought to Lacken Church this

Wednesday evening with burial tomorrow in Rathfran Cemetery .


Dinner Dance

Annual G.A.A./Parish Dinner Dance will take place on Saturday 7th February at 8.30p.m. in Hineys, Crossmolina. Music by The Duets.



Ballycastle play Kilfian in the first round of the Winter League on Sunday next 1st February, at 12.00noon in Tom Langan Park , Ballycastle.


G.A.A. Training

Under-age training continues in the Hall on Wednesdays for U-10's from 6.30p.m. to 7.30p.m. and U-14's from 7.30p.m. – 8.30p.m.

Killerduff Pier

An important meeting regarding the development of Killerduff Pier will be held on Saturday 31st January at 9.00p.m. in Seaview Lounge. Local representatives will be in attendance.



Annual Hospice Walk will take place in Ballycastle on Sunday 7th June at 3.00p.m. starting at Healys.


Aloe Vera Evening

Do you suffer from arthritis, skin conditions, immune system disorder, IBS, diabetes? We may have the answer for you.  Forever Living Products world leader in Aloe Vera Products are hold an information evening on the range of drink, supplements, weight management, personal care and skin care products in Ballycastle Recourse Centre on Thursday 5th February 2009 at 8:00 pm sharp. All welcome. Admission free.  For more information contact Caroline Mulligan Derrig 087 1245638.


West Coast Vintage Society

The West Coast Vintage Society will hold their first Dinner Dance in the Diamond Coast Hotel, Enniscrone on Saturday 28th February 2009 with seating at 8.30p.m. sharp. Tickets 25euro on sale from Damian Scott at 086-8768320 and Cecil Jackson at 096-43888.



Yoga course commencing on Wednesday 18th February '09 in Ballycastle Resource Centre.   This is a 7 week course with a Morning Class of gentle yoga from 11.00a.m. to 12.30p.m. including colour, dance and sound and an Evening class for ongoing and beginners from 8.00p.m. – 9.30p.m.

Fee:   70euro for 7 weeks payable at beginning of course.

Tutor:   Ishtar, colour therapist, teacher of yoga and dancing the rainbow.

For booking and enquiries: Phone Ishtar at 096-34901 or 086-1600964.



Bingo continues in Ballycastle Community Hall on Monday nights at 8.30p.m.


Grand Draw

Draw has been deferred to Sunday 22nd March and will take place in Ballycastle Hall.

Tickets can be got from any of the following: Seán Callaghan (096-43265), Tony D'Arcy (096-43222), Frankie Scanlon, Fr. Seán Killeen and Anthony O'Donnell or by e-mail to . Tickets are also now on sale in local businesses.

First prize is a VW Polo (5 door Comfort Line) Car. Second prize: 2000euro; 3 rd : 1,000euro; 4 th : 500 euro; 5 th : 2 Tickets to Man. Utd. Match, plus numerous other prizes. Tickets (limited to 1,000) cost 60euro each.


Church Gate Collection

Irish Pilgrimage Trust Church gate collection on Saturday 31st January and Sunday 1st February. Money raised is to send children with special needs to Lourdes .


Church Notices

Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil: 8.15p.m .

Sunday: 11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday: No Mass

Tuesday: No Mass

Wednesday: No Mass

Thursday 8.00p.m. : Tommy, John & Mary Langan (Ballymachugh)

Friday: Una & Julia Purcell

Saturday 12.00noon: Paddy McHale (Month's Mind)

Saturday Vigil: Paddy & Bridgie McNamara

Sunday 11.30a.m. : Samuel & Bridget Ormsby & Deceased Family


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Cauleen Barrett

Sunday: Michael Kelly



Saturday Vigil: Michael A. O'Connor

Sunday: Elizabeth O'Donnell



Saturday Vigil: Colin Kelly, David McDonnell

Sunday: Ciara Clinton, Aideen Grier


Adoration: (Tuesday)

7.00p.m. : Loretto Munnelly, Maureen Healy

7.30p.m. : Bernie Healy, Mary McDonnell

8.00p.m. : Philomena Hunt, Anne Healy

8.30p.m. : Teresa McHale, Teresa Collins


Community Care:

Cook : Clare Scanlon

Driver: Keith Scanlon