Ballycastle >Local News
  29th March '23


Monster Bingo

Monster Bingo is back in Ballycastle Community Hall on Monday next 3rd April at 8.30p.m. with a Jackpot of €1,000.



Congratulations to the following children who were confirmed by Bishop John Fleming on

Sunday 26th March:

Eleanor Burke, Cáit Heffernan, Darragh Doherty, McKenzie Healy, Aidan Kelly, Roaghán Langan, Thomas Tighe, Declan Walsh, Ema Mirauskaite, Saoirse Doyle-Sweeney, Emma Murphy,

Amber Moyles, Rachel Kelly, Dylan Carden, Leon Earley, Eamon Kelly, Daniel Ruane and

Michael Scott.


Daffodil Day

Final amount raised on Daffodil Day in Ballycastle was €1230. Thank you to all who contributed,

to all the volunteers on the day and to Padraic Mitchell for the refreshments.


Drink Tea for MND!

A fundraising initiative to support the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association will be held in the Community Hall Ballycastle on Sunday 16th April at 12.30 pm - ‘Drink tea for MND'
There are more than 400 people affected by this cruel and debilitating disease all across Ireland.
Please come along on the day and support this worthy cause, which will help to ensure that every person living with MND receives the dedicated care and support they need and if you can't make it on the day you can donate on the link below:



25 Card Game

Weekly 25 Card Game in Ballycastle GAA Clubhouse every Tuesday at the new time of 8.30pm.

Tea and refreshments served.


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Mary Jackson, last week's winner (€205).

Tickets are now available in John Burkes, Belderrig Community Centre and on-line at



GAA Membership for 2023 is now due. Membership can be bought through the link or by contacting any of the executive.
Cairde membership gives you a weekly ticket for the 50/50 Lotto, €100 Mayo GAA Development ticket, ticket for the National GAA draw and full membership for Ballycastle GAA.



Scoil Naomh Brid is now accepting enrolment for the new school year 2023-24.

Please contact the school for an enrolment form on 096-43267 (Monday/Tuesday or Friday after 11am.) or email


Quiz Night

St. Bridgid's LGFA are holding a Table Quiz on Thursday 6th April at 8pm in Mitchells, Moygownagh. Entry is €10 per person, with teams of 4 per table.

There will be a raffle on the night and refreshments will be served.


Céide Fields

Céide Fields Centre now open 7days a week 10am – 5pm.


Ballinglen Museum & Art Gallery

The Ballinglen Gallery: Desire Lines | Debbie Dawson & Helle Helsner
Curated by Róísín Foley.
March 16th - April 28th


The Ballinglen Museum of Art: Recent Acquisitions from The Permanent Collection

March 16th - May 30th.

The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Main Street, Ballycastle, Co Mayo F26 X5N3


Powerfit Coaching

Classes on Mondays and Wednesdays in Ballycastle Community Hall at 7.30pm. 

All levels of fitness welcome.

Pay as you go €10 per class or €95 for the twelve classes.


Ballycastle Community Hall

Ballycastle Community Hall is available to hire for all functions. For all Hall or Gym bookings please contact 086 0667192, 086 8704125 or 086 1584432.

Monday to Friday 9am – 9pm

Saturday 9am – 1pm

Closed on Sundays.


Church Notices

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will take place on Tuesdays during Lent in Ballycastle Church from 7pm – 8pm.


Stations of the Cross , during Lent, on Fridays at 7pm.


Weekday Masses will be celebrated at 11.00a.m.


Mass on Saturdays at 7.00p.m. and Sundays at 11.30a.m. in Ballycastle and

on Sunday at 10.00a.m. in Belderrig.


Mass intentions for this week:


Tuesday 11.00a.m.:

All who are ill in the community


Wednesday 11.00a.m.:

Private Intention


Thursday 11.00a.m.

Private Intention


Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.:

Gabrielle Gribbin (Anniversary)


Sunday 11.30a.m.:

People of the Parish


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Anne O'Donnell

Sunday: Margaret Burke



Saturday Vigil: Cauleen Barrett

Sunday: Michael A. O'Connor




Friday 11.00am

Private Intention


Sunday 10.00a.m.:

Private Intention