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30th May '18


Best Wishes

Best wishes to Phil, Mary & Eddie who, after many years of friendly and excellent service, left Healy's Bar on Main Street on Saturday last and good luck to new owner Padraic Mitchell in this new venture.



No's drawn on 28th May were: 13. 17. 24. 25. No Jackpot winner.

Jackpot now €6,700. Next draw in Katie Macs.

Five Envelopes drawn:

Michael Moran, Annaghbeg

Anna & Maria Gillespie, Ballina

Mary Teresa Ruddy & Michael Jordan, Creevesbeg

Betty Jackson, Ballinglen

Andrea Darcy & Anne Greene, Ballycastle


Corpus Christi

Annual Corpus Christi Procession will take place on Sunday next after 11.30a.m. Mass, weather permitting, otherwise Benediction will take place in the Church.


New Exhibition at the Ballinglen Gallery

Nataly Maier "Metropolis and Bows" opens 9th June at 7pm in The Ballinglen Gallery. Exhibition runs until 27th July 2018. Refreshments Served. Everyone Welcome. The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Main Street Ballycastle, Co. Mayo. Tel/Fax: 096 43184 Email:


Water Safety

Water Safety week commencing on Saturday 7th July at 2.00p.m. on Lacken Pier.

All enquiries to Anne Healy at 096-43180 after 7.00p.m.



Congratulations to Sharon Healy, winner of last week's 50/50 Draw (€199).


Senior League Div. 3: Ballycastle: 0 - 5; Louisburg : 3 – 15.


Colm Kenny Tournament C Final :

Mountpalmer/Templemary: 2 – 8; Ballycastle: 2 – 6.



Bingo in Ballycastle Community Hall on Monday 4th June at 8.30p.m. Jackpot €750 in 50 numbers.


‘Needle Clickers'

‘Needle Clickers' are taking a break for the Summer and will meet again in September.


Golf Society

Outing to Woodstock Golf Course, Ennis is on the weekend of the 22/23 June.

Contact Ray Finnerty for more information on 0863799515. 


Craft Shop

Craft Shop/Tourist Office (in the Resource Centre) is open Monday – Friday from 11.00a.m. – 3.00p.m.


Athletic Club

Training on Friday evenings 6.30p.m. – 7.45p.m. and Couch to 5K every Saturday morning at 9.45a.m. from the Community Hall.


Cycling Club

Ballycastle Cycling Club spins every Sunday morning at 8am, every ability catered for.


The club's annual weekend away will be in July, when we hope to complete the 180km of the Ring of Kerry. For more details contact Máirtin Flannery.

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.

Tuesday: Boys and Girls Basketball from 5.30p.m. – 6.30p.m.

Boys and Girls Indoor Soccer from 6.30p.m. – 7.30p.m.


For all Hall bookings, contact Breda at 089-4607901


Church Notices

Masses this week:

Monday: No Mass

Tuesday 11.00a.m.: People of the Parish

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: Holy Souls

Thursday 7.00p.m.: Dr. Jack McBrien (Anniversary)

Friday: Wedding of Britney Bayer & Tom Gaughan

Saturday 8.15p.m.: John Walsh

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


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: As Arranged

Sunday 11.30a.m.: As Arranged



Saturday Vigil: Maura Fox

Sunday 11.30a.m.: A. O'Donnell



Saturday Vigil: As Arranged

Sunday 11.30a.m.: As Arranged