Ballycastle >Local News
29th April '09


West Coast Vintage Society

West Coast Vintage Society Annual Field Day will take place in the Church Grounds, Ballycastle on Sunday 24th May from 12.00noon – 6.00p.m. featuring:

Flower Festival in St. John's Church, Vintage Motor Bikes, Vintage Tractors, Vintage Cars, Vintage Lorries, Retro Cars, Modern Motorcycles, Dog Show, Blacksmith, Working Tractors Exhibit, Wood Turning, Amusements, Crafts Display, Trade Stands, Spinning, Butter Making, Stationary Engines, Steam Engines, Old Style Threshing, Model Steam Engines, Basket Weaving, Sean Nós Dancing and Lovely Ladies Competition. Entertainment by “Seamus Moore” – the JCB Man.


Enquiries to: Mary Jackson 096-43888, Aishling Ruddy 087-9915434 or e-mail


Fleadh Mhaigh Eo

Fleadh Mhaigh Eo takes place in Ballycastle on the weekend 8th – 10th May

with a Concert on Friday 8th at 8.30p.m., and a Céilí on Saturday 9th at 10.00p.m. (with the Carousel Céilí Band) – both in the Community Hall.

Competitions for U-18's take place on Saturday and for over-18's on Sunday in the Community Hall, Primary School, St. Patrick's College (former Convent) and St. John's Hall.

A Fleadh programme, with full information about all events, will be on sale in the Fleadh office in St. Patrick's College.



No's drawn on Saturday 25th April '09 were: 4. 15. 23. 29. No Jackpot winner so Jackpot now stands at 15,500euro. Next draw will take place in Katie Macs.

Five envelopes drawn:

Michael Tomas, Ballyglass

Denise Cleary & John Murphy, Main Street

Peter Walsh, Glenedagh

Des Langan, Ballyaknaock

Fás, Moygownagh


Results :

Welcome Inn League: Ballycastle: 1 – 11; Balla: 2 – 4

U-14 League: Naomh Pádraig: 2 – 6; St. Gerards: 4 – 12


Welcome Inn League: Ballycastle v Moy Davitts B on Sunday 3rd May at 2.30p.m.

U-16 League : Kilmeena v Naomh Pádraig on Tuesday 5th May at 7.00p.m.



West Coast Vintage Society meeting on Tuesday 5th May at 9.00p.m. in the Resource Centre.


Women's Group Meeting on Wednesday 6th May at 9.00p.m. in the Resource Centre.


Ballycastle Community Care meeting for all cooks and drivers on Wednesday 6th May at 9.30p.m. at the Centre in Suifinn Way and everyone is welcome to attend.


'Kiddies Korner'

‘Kiddies Korner' Playschool are now taking enrolments for September 2009. Please call into Playschool or phone 096-43407.


Church Notices

Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil: 8.15p.m .

Sunday: 11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday: James & Mary Munnelly & Deceased Family

Tuesday: Kevin Healy (Moyney)

Wednesday: Mary Kneafsey (Nee Garvin) Ballymachugh

Thursday: Thomas & Agnes Timlin & Deceased Family

Thursday 8.00p.m. : Martin & Bridget Tomas

Friday: Johnnie (Anniversary) & Bridgie Collins ( 7.45p.m. St. Pio Novena)

Saturday Vigil: Martin Connor (Anniversary)

Sunday 11.30a.m. : Thomas & Margaret Healy & Deceased Family


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Eileen Grier

Sunday: Mary Boyle



Saturday Vigil: Cauleen Barrett

Sunday: Elizabeth O'Donnell



No Adoration this week


Community Care:

Cook : Madeline Gaughan

Driver: Kathleen McDonnell