Ballycastle >Local News
28th January '15

                                                      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                                                              service.

Apologies for late publication.  No internet service (3 Broadband) in the area since early on Wednesday until this Sunday afternoon.


No's drawn on 24th January were: 4. 7. 15. 22. No Jackpot winner. Jackpot now stands at €8,400. Next draw in Katie Macs.

Five Envelopes drawn:

Eileen Tighe Shanaghy

Donal Tomas, Ballyglass

Joe Tighe, Ballymachugh

Michael Burke, Killeen

Ann & Pav., c/o Tramps Bar


Kiddies Korner Playschool

Emergency meeting regarding Kiddies Korner Playschool, Ballycastle will be held in the Playschool on Wednesday 4th February at 8.00p.m. It is important to Ballycastle and it's surrounding parishes that people attend.


Children's Basketball resumes on Tuesday 27 th January at 5.30 – 6.30p.m. for 8 – 10yrs and

from 6.30 – 7.30p.m. for ages 11 – 14.

Ladies basketball at 8.00p.m. on Tuesday 27th January.

Men & Ladies basketball on Thursday 29th January at 8.00p.m.


Athletic Club

Ballycastle A.C. Operation Transformation 5k walk and run Saturday mornings at 10am to February 14th from Ballycastle Community Hall, contact Mike 087 9145551.

Juvenile training every Friday in the Hall at 7pm.


Art Group

Art Group meet in the Resource Centre on Mondays from 2.00 – 5.00p.m. New members welcome. Guidance available from our resident artist Sue Upton.


O-55's Club

Over 55's exercise club meet in Suífinn Way Centre on Tuesdays at 11.30a.m.


Book Club

Book Club meet the last Thursday of every month at 9.00p.m. Contact Mary at 086-8095536.


Craft Shop

Craft Shop is located in the Resource Centre, Upper Main Street stocking goods by local craftworkers e.g. knitwear, crochet, handmade cards, wooden bowls, cushions, cot quilts, etc.

Ballycastle souvenir items e.g. candles, fridge magnets, keyrings, bookmarks, biros, teabag holders, St. Brigid's crosses, Mayo Crystal and a range of other items.


Other Facilities available :

Tourist Information, Photocopying, Laminating, Typing.


Opening Hours:

Monday – Friday 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m. (closed for lunch 1 – 2.00p.m.)

Community Hall

Monday : Bingo at 8.30p.m.

Tuesday: Basketball 5.30p.m. – 6.30p.m. for children aged 8 – 10years and from

6.30 – 7.30p.m. for ages 12 – 14years.

Friday: Athletic Club: Training for young athletes from 7.00p.m. – 8.00p.m

For all Hall bookings, contact Breda at 089-4607901


Church Notices

Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m. (unless otherwise stated)

Saturday Vigil: 8.15p.m.

Sunday: 11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday: John Langan, Killena

Tuesday: Patrick & Margaret Killeen

Wednesday: No Mass

Thursday: No Mass

Friday 8.00p.m.: Anthony & Mary Tighe & Mary Winters

Saturday Vigil 8.15p.m .: Private Intention

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Patrick & Delia Golden


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Mary Hefferon

Sunday: Mary Boyle



Saturday Vigil: John Maughan

Sunday: Michael A. O'Connor



Saturday Vigil: Rebecca Maguire, Erin Flannery

Sunday : Caoimhe Grier, Caoimhe Tomas


Adoration: (Tuesday)

6.30p.m.: Gabrielle & Des Gribbin

7.00p.m.: Anne & P.J. Madden