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28th October '09

Ballycastle GAA

An open invitation is extended to the official opening and blessing of the Colm Kenny Memorial Stand and the Tom Grier Clubhouse on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of Tom Langan Park. The event will take place on Sunday next 1st November at
2pm . Fr Sean Killeen will perform the ceremony. To mark the occasion, a challenge match will take place between the North Mayo Junior champions 2002 and the present Ballycastle team. Refreshments will be served afterwards in the parish hall. Everyone welcome.


Ladies Football

Congratulations to St. Brigid's U-16 girls who won the County ‘A' Championship v Breaffy on Monday 26th .



The death occurred on Sunday last of Tony Langan, Kilbride, Ballycastle. Sympathy is extended to his brothers Paddy (Kilbride) & Benny, sister, relatives and friends.


The death occurred in Australia of Jerry O'Donnell, late of Dominick Street . Sympathy is extended to his wife and children, sisters Mary & Kathleen, brothers John, Ronnie & Tommy, relatives and friends.

Sympathy is also extended to the family, relatives and friends of Tommy Newcombe (late of Glenurla) who has died in London .

May they rest in peace.


Basketball in Ballycastle Community Hall as follows:

Wednesday : Secondary School Students 8.00 – 9.00p.m. , Adult Ladies 9.00 – 10.00p.m.

Thursday: Juniors 5.00 – 6.00p.m. , Adults 8.00 – 9.00p.m.

Contact Barry at 096-43863.


Parent & Toddler Group

Parent & Toddler group meet on Friday mornings 10.00a.m. – 12.00noon. in the Resource Centre. All welcome.

Fashion Show

Fashion Show, in aid of ‘Kiddies Korner' on Friday 6th November in Ballycastle Hall. Doors open at

7.30p.m. Show commences at 8.00p.m. sharp. Tickets €10 on sale now.

Art Exhibition ‘09

Some paintings from this years Exhibition can be seen on the Tourist Information page on this website.


No's drawn on Saturday 24th October'09 were: 1. 7. 29. 30.  No Jackpot winner so Jackpot now stands at 18,100euro. Next draw will take place in Polkes.

Five envelopes drawn:

Seán O'Grady, Ballycastle

Annette Garry, Seaview

Tommy & Katie, Ballycastle

Eileen & rosie McHale, Belderrig

Eddie Keigher, Carrowcullen


Social Dancing

Social Dancing (waltz, jive, quickstep etc) continues in Ballycastle Hall on Friday nights from 9.00p.m. – 10.30p.m. All welcome.


Church Notices

Confessions for November in Ballycastle Church on Thursday 29th after 8.00p.m. Mass.


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 12.00noon: Funeral Mass for Tony Langan

Wednesday 8.00p.m. : Des & Michael Meyler

Thursday 12.00noon: Patrick Bourke (Month's Mind)

Friday 6.00p.m. : Station in Anne & Paddy McDonnells (Seaview)

Saturday Vigil 8.15p.m. : Michael Joe Tighe

Sunday 11.30a.m. : John Donnelly (Anniversary)


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Mary Hefferon

Sunday: Tony D'Arcy



Saturday Vigil: Michael A. O'Connor

Sunday: Seamus O'Connor



Saturday Vigil: Jodie & Zach Kelly

Sunday: Tony O'Donnell, Martin Sweeney



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 : Denise Cleary

Driver: Breda O'Toole