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29th July '09



The annual Healyfest Music Festival will take place in Tom Langan Park , Ballycastle on Sunday next 2nd August. There is a full line up of 12 bands of various genres with something to suit everybody and proceedings get underway at 12 noon . Full bar, free camping, park and ride facilities and free children's entertainment are also available on the day. Admission is €10 with school children and O.A.P.'s free. For further information check out Healyfest 2009 on Facebook.


Art Exhibition

Ballycastle Women's Art Group 12th Annual Exhibition ‘Solas' continues in the Resource Centre, Ballycastle.


The Resource Centre is open Monday – Friday from 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m. and will be open on Bank Holiday Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 12.00noon – 4.00p.m. Tel: 096-43946/43407.



Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Fergus Nolan who died recently in England (husband of Cait Munnelly, Muingreevagh).

Sympathy is also extended to the family, relatives and friends of Kathleen Hyland who died on Sunday last in Cavan (Mother of Colette Hyland, Seaview).



No's drawn on Saturday 25th July '09 were: 4. 7. 10. 20. No Jackpot winner so Jackpot now stands at 16,800euro. Next draw will take place in Healys.

Five envelopes drawn:

Jason Jackson, Killerduff

Seán Kelly, Doonfeeney

Katie & Dessie, Ballycastle

Mary G., Padraic, Rosie & Harry, Ballycastle

M. O'F. Ballycastle



Congratulations to Naomh Pádraig U-14 Team who won the North Mayo B National Schools Final recently.

U-21: Ballycastle: 2 – 11; Ardmoy: 2 – 7

U-12: Naomh Pádraig: 4 – 6; Bonniconlon: 3 – 12.


U-14: Ardnaree v Naomh Pádraig on Thursday 30th July at 7.00p.m.


Vintage Society

West Coast Vintage Society meeting on Tuesday 11th August at 9.30p.m. in the Resource Centre.

Knock Pilgrimage

Annual Ballycastle/Belderrig Annual Knock Pilgrimage will take place on Thursday 30th July. Bus departs Belderrig at 8.30a.m. and Ballycastle at 9.00a.m. Mass in Knock at 3.30p.m. Dinner in Knock House Hotel, Tea in the Merry Monk, Ballina. Cost €40. Names to be given to Mary Gilvarry, Belderrig or Peggy Burke, Ballycastle.


Outdoor Masses

Sunday 2nd August: Ballycastle Graveyard at 6.00p.m.

Sunday 9th August: Belderrig Graveyard at 6.00p.m.

Doonfeeney and Kilbride Graveyards – to be decided later


Church Notices

Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil: 8.15p.m .

Sunday: 11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday: Michael John Winters

Tuesday: Agnes Tighe

Wednesday: Frank Langan (Anniversary)

Thursday: Robert & Kathleen Antoine

Friday: Ann Flaherty (Nee Healy)

Saturday 12.00noon: Pete McDonnell (Month's Mind)

Saturday Vigil: John T. Gardiner

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Michael & Elizabeth Lynott

Sunday 6.00p.m.: Mass for the Dead (Ballycastle Graveyard)


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Paddy Kelly

Sunday: Tony D'Arcy



Saturday Vigil: M. A. O'Connor

Sunday: Mary Hefferon



Saturday Vigil: Niamh Murphy, Tommy Timlin, Seán Murphy

Sunday: Saoirse O'Connor, Megan Garry, Kate Loftus



7.00p.m.: Breege Gardiner, Mary Hefferon

7.30p.m.: Anna Winters, Peggy Burke

8.00p.m.: Gabrielle & Des Gribbin

8.30p.m.: Anne & P.J. Madden


Community Care:

Cook : Denise Cleary

Driver: Breda O'Toole