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  2nd September '20

Ballinglen Art Gallery

Exhibition by Gabrielle Flynn "Between Presence and Absence: Two Winter Weeks in North Mayo" opens Friday 4th September at 2pm in The Ballinglen Gallery, Main Street, Ballycastle, Co. Mayo, F26X5N3. Come meet the Artist and join us for tea and scones. Exhibition runs until 9th October 2020. Everyone Welcome. Tel: 096 43184 Email:



The death occurred on Tuesday 25th August of Norbert Fox, Belderrig. Predeceased by his wife Petra . Sympathy is extended to his brother Ronald, nephew Oliver and niece Sandra, relatives and friends.

May he rest in peace.


The death occurred on Saturday 29th August of Annie-Mae McCann

(nee McGuinness), Belderrig Mór and formerly of Rossport South.

Sympathy is extended to her husband P.J., son Pádraig, daughters Éilis (Ormsby) and Máire,

son-in-law Seamus, grandchildren Tara and Tómas, her brothers and sisters, extended family,

relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace.


Church Notices

Mass intentions for this week are:


St. Bridget's Church :

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: Agnes & Jack Doherty

Saturday 7.00p.m.: Jack Winters & Deceased Members of the Winters Family

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Tony Padden & Deceased Members of the Padden Family


Eucharist Ministers :

Saturday: Paddy McDonnell, Anne O'Donnell

Sunday: Louise Kelly, Mary Boyle


Saturday: Geraldine Dunican

Sunday: Margaret Burke


St. Teresa's Church :

Sunday 10.00a.m.: Michael, Sheila O'Malley & Jim Lord


If Mass is requested for St. Bridget's Church during the week, it will be celebrated on Wednesdays.



Mayo Exclusive Junior B Championship Round 2:

Ballycastle v Moygownagh on Saturday 5th September at 4.00p.m.


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Brendan Caulfield, this week's winner (€156).


Ceide Fields

The Céide Fields neolithic site is now open to visitors but the visitor centre, café and toilets remain closed. There is no charge and the very knowledgeable Guide staff are on site to answer any questions and provide directions.


Museum of Art

The Ballinglen Museum of Art is now open at Main Street, Ballycastle, F26 X5N3. Tel: 096-43184.

Opening Hours:

Monday – Saturday 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m.

Sunday 1.00p.m. – 5.00p.m.


First Communion

The First Holy Communion Mass will be celebrated on Saturday 10th October at 12.00noon.


Ballycastle Gym

Ballycastle Community Hall Gym is now open. All sessions must be pre booked.

For morning sessions (9.00a.m. – 1.00p.m.) phone 089 4607901

and for evening sessions (5.00p.m. – 9.00p.m.) phone 086 3242347.


Garda in attendance

Garda Brian McGuire will be in Ballycastle Community Hall on the first Wednesday of each month from 12noon – 1.00p.m. On arrival, sign in, disinfect hands and maintain social distancing.