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30th August '06



Congratulations to the Mayo team on winning the All-Ireland Semi-Final against Dublin in what has been described as one of the best games of football witnessed in Croke Park for a long time.  

Final score was:   Mayo:   1 – 16;   Dublin:   2 – 12.

Best wishes to Mayo in the All-Ireland Final against Kerry on Sunday 17th September.


Local G.A.A.

County Junior Championship Round 7 Section A:   Claremorris B   v   Ballycastle on Saturday evening at 6.30p.m.   Team leaving Ballycastle at 4.30p.m.  

Ballycastle play Crossmolina on Sunday 10th September in Ballycastle in a League game.


Minor Training on Thursday 7.30p.m. and Junior training at 8.00p.m. on Thursday.



Congratulations and best wishes to Padraic Gardiner, Knockaun and Sinéad McNally, Limerick who were married on August 22nd .


Schools re-opening

‘Kiddies Korner' Playschool re-opened today (30th August)

Ballycastle National School re-opens on Thursday 31st August

Belderrig National School re-opens on Friday 1st September



No.'s drawn on Saturday 26th August were:   3.   11.   16.   17.     No Jackpot winner so Jackpot now stands at €1,600.   Next draw in Healys.

Five envelopes drawn :

Una Connolly,   Ballycastle

Michael Burke,   Killeen

Tony Doores,   Doonadoba

Susan Tighe,   Carrowmore

Frances Lavin,   Rathlacken


National Heritage week

There will be an open day in Céide Fields (Admission free) on Sunday next 3rd September as part of Heritage Week.


Race Night

Gerry Murphy has organised a fund-raising Race Night in aid of Malawi appeal for this Friday (1st September) in Healy's at 9.30p.m.  


Art Exhibition

Ballycastle Women's Art Group Exhibition 2006 ‘TONNTA' (waves). in the Resource Centre Gallery, Main Street, Ballycastle remains open Monday – Friday 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m. until September 30th .   Craft Shop also open during those hours with Internet, Fax and Photocopying services available.



Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Pat Clarke, Ballina who died tragically at Céide last week.


Church Notices

Friday 1st September is the First Friday.   St. Pio Novena at 7.45p.m. followed by Mass at 8.00p.m.


Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil:   8.15p.m .

Sunday:   11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday:   Patrick & Margaret O'Malley

Tuesday:   Robert & Kathleen Antoine

Wednesday:   Kate & Pat Sweeney

Thursday:   John & Mary Maughan

Friday 8.00p.m.:   Michael Healy & Deceased Family Members (Castletown)   

Saturday 10.00a.m.:   Jack Doherty

Saturday 8.15p.m.:    Bridgie (Anniversary) & John Collins

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Kieran Cooke (Anniversary)


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil:   Cauleen Barrett

Sunday:    Seamus O'Connor



Saturday Vigil:   Mary Kenny

Sunday:    Mary Hefferon


Adoration: (Tuesday)

7.00p.m.:   Loretta Munnelly, Maureen Healy

7.30p.m.:   Bernie Healy, Mary McDonnell

8.00p.m.:   Philomena Hunt, Anne Healy

8.30p.m.:   Teresa McHale, Teresa Collins


Community Care:

Cook:   Susan Tighe

Driver:   Aidan Tighe