Ballycastle >Local News
  31st May '23


Monster Bingo

Monster Bingo is back in Ballycastle Community Hall next Monday 5th June at 8.30pm.
Jackpot of €1,000 to be won on the night.



Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Tommy O'Connor, late of Sea Road, who died last weekend in London (brother of Michael Anthony).

May he rest in peace.


Water Safety

Water Safety classes commence on Lacken Pier on 1st July to 5th July at 1.00pm. Enrolment on the day and all levels catered for. Enqueries to 096 43180 after 6pm.



25 Card Game

Weekly 25 Card Game in Ballycastle GAA Clubhouse every Tuesday at 8.30pm.

Tea and refreshments served.


Winners at the Card Game on Tuesday 30th May:

Breege Gardiner & David Carden

Raffle Winners:

Kathleen McDonnell & Eddie Scott


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Daniel Breslin, last week's winner (€170).

Tickets are now available in John Burkes, Belderrig Community Centre and on-line at


Céide Coast Half Marathon

Céide Coast Half Marathon and 10k Coastal Challenge will take place on Saturday 23rd September

at 12noon. Registration is online only


Ballinglen Art Gallery

Rose de Groot “Black Light, White Heat” (2019) & Deluge (2022) will run until 4th June.


Céide Fields

Céide Fields Centre open 7days a week 10am – 5pm. with last admission 45 minutes before closing.

Free admission on the first Wednesday of the month.


Ballycastle Community Hall

Ballycastle Community Hall is available to hire for all functions. For all Hall or Gym bookings please contact 086 0667192, 086 8704125 or 086 1584432.

Monday to Friday 9am – 9pm

Saturday 9am – 1pm

Closed on Sundays.


Lough Derg 2023 Pilgrimage Season

Three day Pilgrimage opens Thursday 1st June until Tuesday 15th August (last day to begin Sunday 13th). Adm €80. Booking advised. Concessions available for students, seniors and groups. One day retreats available in May. Adm €45. Booking essential. Concessions available for groups. Contact details . email .

Phone 071 9861518


Church Notices

Weekday Masses will be celebrated at 11.00a.m.


Mass on Saturdays at 7.00p.m. and Sundays at 11.30a.m. in Ballycastle and

on Sunday at 10.00a.m. in Belderrig.


Mass intentions for this week:


Tuesday 11.00a.m.:

All who are ill in the community


Wednesday 11.00a.m.:

Private Intention


Thursday 11.00a.m.:

Private Intention


Friday 11.00a.m.:

First Friday. Private Intention


Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.:

Aidan Tighe (Anniversary)

Annie Utke (née Carey), New York & Doonfeeney

Lorenzo (Laurie) Browne, Leicester UK & Carrowmore


Sunday 11.30a.m.:

John Walsh, Kilbride

Colm Kenny (Anniversary) & Willie & Nellie Kavanagh

Loretto, John & Willie Grier & Kathleen & Peter Cryan


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Bridget Langan

Sunday: Margaret Burke



Saturday Vigil: Geraldine Dunican

Sunday: Mary Kenny




Sunday 10.00a.m.:

Martin Healy, Geeveraune (Anniversary)