Ballycastle >Local News
30th June '10

                                                      An AED Defibrillator is located in Ballycastle Community Hall

                                                      In the event of a person collapsing and becoming unresponsive:

                                                      1. Call 999 (landline) or 112 (mobile)

                                                      2. Call local Defibrillator Responder on

                                                         A) 086-257-6771 or B) 086-257-6772

                                                      3. Start CPR immediately while awaiting responder and emergency                                                            services.

Ballycastle Golf Society

Results of Belmullet Outing on 26th June 2010:

27 players participated in an 18 hole single stable-ford competition
1st : Daniel Kelly
2nd : Eddie Keigher
3rd : Gerry Henry
Beginners Prize: Brian Forde (Lacken)
Longest Drive : Colin Kelly
Nearest The Pin: Terry Gleeson
Donkey Prize: Ray Finnerty
Beginners Donkey Prize : Daniel Forde
Visitors Prize : Fergal O'Connor

Next Outing Saturday July 31st in Enniscrone. Anyone interested please contact Eddie Keigher 086-3618595 or Vincent Tomas 087-7719359.




No's drawn on Saturday 26th June were: 1. 8. 29. 30. No Jackpot winner. Next Saturday's Jackpot €2,500. Draw will be held in Healys.

Five envelopes drawn:

Ethan Barrett, Ballycastle

Alan & Mark Dunne, Ballycastle

Evelyn McDonnell, Rathlacken

Norah Conlon, Moy Valley

Stadler family, Ballycastle



The death occurred recently of Bridget Gallagher, Ballybeg, Kincon. Sympathy is extended to her sons Tommy (Ballycastle Postman) & Jerry, daughters Mary & Caroline, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, relatives and friends also aunt-in-law of Eileen Healy, Ballycastle.


Community Care

Meals for elderly and anyone that would like to avail of this service will continue on Monday and Friday each week from 12.00 – 1.30p.m. in Suífinn Way Centre commencing on Friday 2nd July.


Water Safety

Water Safety Classes will commence on 5th July and 19th July 2010 . Contact Anne Healy at 096-43180.


Summer Camps

Cúl Camps in Killala Pitch starting 5th July. Contact Margaret Herbert on 096-34540 or Eddie Walsh 087-2931636.


Summer Art Camp in Killala from Tuesday 29th June – Friday 2nd July and from Monday 12th – Thursday 15th July. For more information contact Sharon at 087-2406330.


Céide Fields

Defibrillator is now available at the Céide Fields Centre. Phone 096-43325 between 10.00a.m. – 6.00p.m.




County Junior Championship:
Ballycastle v Ballaghderreen on Sunday next, 4th July, at 12.00noon in Ballycastle.


Gerry Maheady Memorial Tournament will take place in Killala Pitch on Sunday 4th July at 2.00p.m. It is open to all boys in Ballycastle Parish from 3rd class upwards.



North Mayo Junior Championship:
Ballycastle: 4 – 23; Kilcommin: 0 - 5


List of County Players

The club wishes to compile a list of all Ballycastle players to have worn the red and green of the County team at any level. Anybody that knows of names for this list should contact the club with the names at:

G.A.A. Club Membership

Any new members should email the club at: to obtain a membership form which, when completed, can be posted to Declan Caulfield, Belderrig.
Family membership €40; Adult €25; Youth €10; OAP €10; Student €10.


G.A.A. Website

Baile an Chaisil GAA website is up and running and can be viewed at .

Any information or photos would be very much appreciated. All photos and clippings will be returned. Contact Declan Caulfield (087 2515292) or email: or Mairtin Flannery (086 3225128), email: .  


Community Hall

Monday: Bingo at 9.00p.m.

Tuesday: Indoor Soccer: U-18: 7.00p.m.-8.00p.m.; adults 8.00p.m. – 9.00p.m.

Wednesday: Basketball (Sec. Sch. Students 8.00 – 9.00p.m. , Adults 9.00 – 10.00p.m. )

Thursday: Basketball (Juniors)


Anyone wishing to book the Hall for meetings or activities, contact Breda McNulty at 086-0644114.


Church Notices

Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil: 8.15p.m.

Sunday: 11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday: Patrick Bourke (Glenurla)

Tuesday: No Mass

Wednesday: Patrick & Delia Golden, Jacinta & Alphonsus

Thursday: Michael John Winters (Ballyknock)

Friday 8.00p.m. : Dan & Bridget Clarke ( 7.45p.m. St. Pio Novena)

Saturday 8.15p.m. : Michael & Kathleen Burke

Sunday 11.30a.m. : Michael & Tessie Kenny


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Kathleen Donnelly

Sunday: Mary Boyle



Saturday Vigil: Mary Walsh

Sunday: Seamus O'Connor



Saturday Vigil: Kevin Healy, Megan Garry

Sunday: Alanna Hefferon, Róisín Hefferon



To be arranged


Community Care:

Cook: Madeline Gaughan

Driver: Colette Hyland