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30th January '19




Jackpot now €10,200. Next draw in Healys.

No's drawn on 28th January: 8. 22. 26. 27. €100 winner: Maria Ruane, Muingelly.


Tractor Run

West Coat Vintage Society are holding a memorial Tractor Run for Aidan Tighe and Peter Sweeney on Sunday 3rd February , starting at the Resource Centre, Ballycastle at 11.00a.m. Refreshments afterwards in Healy's Pub. Raffle and Spot Prizes. All proceeds going to Cancer Care West.


Congratulations to Charlie and Katie, winners of last week's 50/50 Draw (€202).


North Mayo Winter League result: Ballycastle:2-20; Moygownagh: 0-07.


The draw for the New York trip will take place on 2nd February in the Seaview Lounge to coincide with the Club's annual Presentation night.

To enter online to



The death occurred on Saturday 26th of Anne Cunningham (nee McLoughlin), Killanley, Ballina.

Sympathy is extended to her sister Eva Hunt, Seaview, Ballycastle, her family, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace.


The death occurred on Monday 28 th January of Sabina Doherty, Aras Attracta, Swinford and Moyney, Ballycastle. Sympathy is extended to her sister, her nieces and nephews Mary (Carden), Breda, Christina, Mickey, Peter, Pat, Martin & Brendan Healy, Moyney, Ballycastle, her relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace.


Bingo in Ballycastle Hall on Monday 4th February at 8.30p.m. Jackpot €500 in 53 no's or less.


Dates for your diary

Confirmation in Ballycastle on 7th April

First Communion in Ballycastle on 12th May


Athletic Club

Ballycastle A.C. athletics training every Saturday morning at 10am, meet at the Community Hall, anyone from junior infants to adults can come out and join us to get fit in a fun and non-competitive environment.


Craft Shop/Tourist Information

Craft Shop/Tourist Information (in the Resource Centre) is open Monday – Friday

from 11.00a.m. – 3.00p.m.


Burkes of Ballycastle

Burkes of Ballycastle accommodation now open.

Apartments and hostel accommodation for rent. 

Contact us on 0864684917, e-mail   and our website  


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

Friday 1st February is the Feast of St. Brigid (Lá Fheile Bride).

St. Brigid's crosses will be blessed at the evening Mass on Friday 1st .


Saturday 2nd is Candlemas Day. Candles will be blessed at the Vigil Mass on Saturday.

Sunday 3rd is the Feast of St. Blaise, Patron Saint of Throats. Throats will be blessed after Mass on Sunday 3rd in both Churches.


Masses this week:

Monday: No Mass

Tuesday 11.00a.m.: People of the Parish

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: Vincent, May & Mike Forde

Thursday 11.00a.m.: Holy Souls

Friday 7.00p.m.: Bridget & Tom Tighe & Denis Farrell & Deceased Family Members

Saturday 8.15p.m.: Kevin & Kathleen Earley
Sunday 11.30a.m.: Anthony & Paddy Geraghty


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Eileen Grier

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Margaret Burke



Saturday Vigil: Seán Callaghan

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Michael A. O'Connor



Saturday Vigil: Niamh Fox, Liam Hefferon

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Cillian Scott, Fiona Timlin