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28th July '05


Art Exhibition

Annual Art Exhibition by Ballycastle Women's Art Group   “Summer Waves” on Saturday 30th July 2005 at 8.30p.m. in the Resource Centre Art Gallery, Ballycastle.   The Exhibition will be officially opened by Artist Bill Freeland and will run until the end of August.   Open Invitation.   All Welcome.

Gallery & Craft Shop Opening Times:   Monday – Friday: 10.00a..m. – 5.00p.m. and Saturday 12.00noon – 4.00p.m.  

Water Safety

Water Safety week at Lacken Pier beginning on Tuesday 2nd August.   Registration at 1.30p.m.   For more information contact Teresa at 096 – 43053 or Anne at 096 – 43180.


First Responder Group/Defibrillator

Meeting of the above committee to be held in the Resource Centre on Wednesday 3rd August at 9.00p.m.   Anyone with a concern or interest about defibrillators or coronary casualties and how to respond in these situations is most welcome to attend.


Kiddies Korner

Applications are invited for the post of Playschool Leader.   Application Form and Job Description from The Chairperson 096 – 32539 or 086 – 8452604.   Closing date Friday 12th August '05.



No.'s drawn on 24th July were:   2.   5.   11.   12.   There was no Jackpot winner so the Jackpot now

stands at €12,400.  

Five Envelopes drawn:

James Gaughan, Ballycastle

Ann Geraghty, Lisbrin

Breege Gardiner, Knockaun

Harriet McGarry, Kilbride

Nancy Petersen, Heathfield


Sympathy is extended to the families, relatives and friends of Peg Monaghan (Sister of Rose Langan) and Gerard Geagan (Nephew of Una Deane) who died recently.  


Ballycastle:   0-9;   Westport B:   0-12.  

Ballycastle Team :   Mairtín Flannery, Martin Heffernan,   Colm Doherty,  Mark Gaughan, Paul O'Connor, Declan Caulfield,   Daniel Forde,   Padraic Gardiner,   Donal McLean, Fergal   O'Connor, Gerard Nealon Shane Forde, Shane Healy, Michael Jackson, J.P. Guiheen.


Race Night

Fund Raising Race Night in aid of Ballycastle G.A.A. Club on Friday night (29th ) in Katie Macs at 9.30p.m.


‘Sonic Reducer' are going ‘overseas'!!

Local Band ‘Sonic Reducer' are playing in the ‘American Bar' on the Aran Islands (Inis Mór) on the

7th August.

Cemetery Masses

Mass in Ballycastle Cemetery on Sunday 7th August at 6.00p.m., in Doonfeeney Cemetery on

Sunday 14th August and Belderrig Cemetery on Sunday 21st .


Mass – Downpatrick Head

Annual Pilgrimage Mass on Downpatrick Head on Sunday next (31st July) at 12.00noon (weather permitting, if not, then Mass will be in Ballycastle Church at 12.00noon).   There will be no 11.30a.m. Mass in St. Brigid's Church on Sunday next.   


Church Notices

Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil:   8.00p.m.

Sunday:   11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday:     Nellie & Willie Kavanagh

Monday 8.00p.m.:   Vladimir Keidan

Tuesday:     Anthony & Mai Quinn

Wednesday:   People of the Parish

Thursday:     Michael & Marian Bourke & Deceased Family Members (Heathfield)

Friday 8.00p.m.:   Mary Barrett (Anniversary)      

Saturday 10.00a.m.:   Scanlon & McLucas Families              

Saturday Vigil:   Agnes & Michael Tighe & Deceased Family Members

Sunday 12.00noon.:   Brian Gahan


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil:     Paddy Kelly

Sunday:    Jerome Chambers



Saturday Vigil:   George O'Grady

Sunday:      Nuala Delaney


Adoration : (Tuesday)

7.00p.m:     Anne & Paddy McDonnell

7.30p.m.:    Anne Callaghan, Phil Healy

8.00p.m.:    Eileen Deane, Sheila Polke

8.30p.m:     Anne Scott, Eileen Tighe


Community Care:

Cook:     Susan Tighe

Driver:   Aidan Tighe