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2nd October '19

Lotto Jackpot €13,700

No's drawn on 30th September: 4. 21. 25. 29.

€100 winner: Francis Munnelly, Breaffy


Half Marathon & 10k

The Céide Coast Half Marathon & 10k will take place in Ballycastle on Saturday 12th October at 12.00noon.


Harvest Service

A Harvest Service will be held in St. John's Church, Ballycastle on Sunday 6th October at 8.00p.m. Everyone is welcome.


Tractor Run

West Coast Vintage Society are holding a memorial Tractor Run for Basil Petrie on Sunday 6th October, starting at Killala Community Centre. Registration at 11.00a.m. All proceeds going to Cancer Care West. All are welcome. Please support.



The death has occurred of John Kennedy, Shanaghy, Ballycastle. Sympathy is extended to his brother Desmond, sisters Angela and Patricia, sister in law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

May he rest in peace.


Adult Music Classes

Adult Irish Music Classes start in Killala Community Centre on Thursday 10th October at 8pm.

All Beginners welcome. 


Murder Mystery Night

Murder Mystery Night, in association with Kiddies Korner, Ballycastle and Murder Mystery Ireland on Friday 1st November in Ballycastle Community Hall.

Doors open 7.00p.m. Game starts 8.00p.m. sharp.

Enjoy an interactive game where solving the crime is a must.

Fun & Drama, Finger Food, DJ. Places limited so please book your place.

Contact Kiddies Korner for tickets at 083 8993475. €15 per person.


Christmas Fair

Annual Ballycastle Christmas Fair will take place in the Resource Centre on 16th /17th November.

More details later.


Belderrig Church

The Rededication & 150th Anniversary of St. Teresa's Church, Belderrig will take place on Sunday 20th October at 3.00p.m. Bishop John Fleming will officiate.



50/50 Draw: Congratulations to Nancy Clarke, last week's winner (€225).

50/50 Can now be purchased online at  



Bingo in Ballycastle Hall on Monday 7th October at 8.30p.m. Jackpot €500 in 51 no's or less.


Cycling Club

Ballycastle Cycling Club spins every Sunday morning at 8am, every ability catered for.

Community Hall

Opening times for the Gymnasium in Ballycastle Community Hall are:

Monday – Friday 9.00a.m. – 1.00p.m. and 5.00p.m. – 9.00p.m.

Saturday 10.00a.m. – 1.30p.m.

Prices: €5 per visit, €20 per month, €50 for 3 months or €120 per year.


Monday : Bingo at 8.30p.m.


For all Hall bookings, contact Breda at 089-4607901


Church Notices

Masses this week:

Monday: No Mass

Tuesday 11.00a.m.: Peter Sweeney

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: People of the Parish

Thursday 10.00a.m.: Funeral Mass for John Kennedy

Thursday 11.30a.m.: Beginning of School Year Mass in the School

Friday 7.00p.m.: Ellen & Michael Langan (Killerduff)

Saturday 7.00p.m .: N/A

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Thomas & Bridget Tighe & Deceased Family Members


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Maureen Healy

Sunday 11.30a.m.: George O'Grady



Saturday Vigil: Maura Fox

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Gillian Grier



Saturday Vigil: Juliet & Meabh Heffernan

Sunday 11.30a.m.: John & Rachel Healy