Ballycastle >Local News
30th May '12

                                                      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                                                            service

Ballycastle Golf Society

Results from outing to Castledargin Golf Club on 26th May:

1st:   Padraic Winters

2nd :  David Alexander

3rd :  Enda Rooney

28s:  Gerry Henry

Nearest the pin:    Philip Devers

Longest Drive:    Domnic Flanagan 

Donkey Prize:     Michael Winters


Next outing to Galway Bay Golf Club 22nd /23rd June.


Anyone interested in playing can contact Vincent Tomas on 087 7719359 or Padraig Winters on 086 3203736



No's drawn on Saturday 26th May were: 5. 7. 12. 27. No Jackpot winner. Jackpot now stands at €10,700. Draw on Saturday 2nd June in Healys.

Five Envelopes drawn:

Josie Noone, Ballinglen

Kevin McDonnell, Doonfeeney

Martin Doherty, Suífinn Way

Michael Moran, Annaghbeg

A. Heffernan, c/o Burkes


Tidy Towns Fundraising Draws

Results of Draw held on Friday 25th May:

1st : Daniel Madden

2nd : Phil Healy

3rd : Miriam Walsh

4th : Heffernan Girls

Next draw in John Burkes on 4 th June.




Junior Football Championship : Ballycastle: 1 – 4; Kilfian: 1 – 7.

Colm Kenny Tournament:

The Colm Kenny Tournament will be held this year on the weekend of the 8th , 9th and 10th June in

Tom Langan Park , Ballycastle. This tournament which is run between all the National Schools in the Naomh Padraig area has been a huge success since it started back in 2009. Details of times and fixtures will follow later.

County Board Draw:

Every person who buys a County Board ticket and paid up membership is entitled to buying a ticket to all Mayo Senior Championship matches including All-Ireland Final. Tickets are available from any club officer. Thank you again for your continued support.



Club Membership is due and can be paid to any committee member.

Single: €25; Family: €40; Students and O.A.P.: €10.



The Art Group meets on Mondays from 7.00p.m. – 9.00p.m. upstairs in the Resource Centre. The group is currently preparing for it's annual Exhibition which will be held at the August Bank Holiday week-end.


Artworks are constantly on display in the Art Gallery upstairs in the Resource Centre, so please drop in to the Gallery when visiting Ballycastle.

Ballycastle art can be viewed at



Exercise Club

Exercise Club meet each Tuesday at 11.00a.m. in Daycare Centre, Suífinn Way .

New members welcome.



Library has been relocated to the VEC Building (former Secondary School) and is now open on Wednesdays from 9.30a.m. – 4.00p.m.


Water Safety Classes

Please note change of date for Water Safety Classes at Lacken Pier:

Monday 2nd July – Friday 6th July and Monday 30th July – Friday 3rd August.



Bingo in Ballycastle Hall on Monday nights at 9.00p.m.


Home Care Service

Home care help available to the elderly and convalescent in the Ballycastle and surrounding areas. Interested persons can contact Josephine on 086-0579023, for details and arrangement.


Craft Shop

Craft Shop is located in the Resource Centre, Upper Main Street .

Facilities available :

Broadband Internet, Fax, Laminating, Photocopying, Typing.

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m.


Community Hall

Monday : Bingo at 9.00p.m.

Thursday : Adults Basketball at 8.00p.m.

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: Sarah McNulty & Mary & Peter Sweeney

Tuesday: John Noone & Deceased Family

Wednesday: Michael & Katie Walsh & Katie Doherty & Deceased Family

Thursday: No Mass

Friday 8.00p.m. : Padro Pio Novena. Maudie & Frank Heffernan

Saturday 10.00a.m. : Jack Langan (Anniversary)

Saturday 12.00noon: Paddy, Leah, Paddy & Lizzie Langan, Frank & Anne Whelan, Frank Finnerty, Dick Brown, Dan & Dick Munnelly

Saturday Vigil 8.15p.m.: Michael & Christina Jackson

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Colm Kenny (Anniversary)


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday: Mary Hefferon

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Margaret Burke



Saturday Vigil: Cauleen Barrett

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Seán Callaghan



Saturday Vigil: Shane Grier, Gráinne Flannery

Sunday : Shauna Healy, Zack Kelly, Kevin Scott



7.00p.m.: Loretto Munnelly, Maureen Healy

7.30p.m.: Bernie Healy, Mary McDonnell

8.00p.m.: Philomena Hunt, Anne Healy