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31st October '18


No's drawn on 29th October were: 18. 23. 28. 30. No Jackpot winner.

Jackpot now €8,900. Next draw in Katie Macs.

Five Envelopes drawn:

Aisling Grier, Muingelly

Mary Doherty, Seaview Place

Carmel Duggan, Killala Bus

Soibhán Grier Kelly, Doonadoba

Fiachra Caulfield, Behy



Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Teresa Marsh (nee Bourke), Dublin and Ballycastle who died recently (Sister of Michéal Bourke, Heathfield and aunt of Marion Galt, Kilfian).

May she rest in peace


Decorations for Christmas

Demo in Craft Shop on Tuesday 6th November 11am – 1pm. Create your own. Materials supplied.

Lots of fun with tea and biscuits. Bring a friend and €5.


Calling all knitters

Knit a square for charity. Yarn supplied. Call to Craft Shop any day (Monday-Friday)

between 11am – 3pm to pick up and get details.


Golf Society

Results from outing to Mulranny Golf Club:

1st : David Alexander 35pts
2nd : Ray Finnerty 33pts
3rd : David Finnerty 30pt
Nearest the pin: n/a
Longest drive: n/a 
Next outing is to the flat 9 in Enniscrone on 1st December. 1st tee is at 10am. 


Christmas Fair

Annual Christmas Fair & Raffle will take place in Ballycastle on Saturday 24th Nov. from 12.00noon – 6.00p.m. and 8.30p.m. – 9.30p.m. and Sunday 25th November from 12.00noon – 3.00p.m.

Raffle tickets now on sale in local businesses.

Contact 086-3787551 or 086-8492070 for further details or to book a table.



Congratulations to Dermot Earley, winner of last week's 50/50 Draw (€222).


Two positions have arisen to join the RSS scheme in Ballycastle working from Tom Langan Park .

The Rural Social Scheme (RSS) is aimed at low-income farmers and fishermen/women. To qualify for the RSS, you must be getting a social welfare payment.

For more details contact Joe Gardiner on 086-8453067. 


Printmaking Workshop

A 5 week Adult Printmaking Workshop with Elsa O'Reilly begins on 12th Nov - 10th Dec

from 10.30am - 3pm. in the Ballinglen Arts Foundation. Price is €100 which includes materials and lunch in Ballinglen.

For more information and booking please call: 096 43184 



Bingo in Ballycastle Hall continues on Monday at 8.30p.m.

Jackpot of €500 in 55 no's or less. Please support.


Burkes of Ballycastle

Burkes of Ballycastle accommodation now open.

Apartments and hostel accommodation for rent. 

Contact us on 0864684917, e-mail   and our website  


Craft Shop/Tourist Information

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

from 11.00a.m. – 3.00p.m.


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

Masses this week:

Monday 11.00a.m.: Patrick (Anniversary), Margaret & Gerry Killeen

Tuesday 11.00a.m.: Deceased members of the Mangan Family

Wednesday 8.15p.m.: Paul & May Earley

Thursday 11.30a.m.: Anthony McDonnell & Patrick Cavish

Friday 11.00a.m.: Holy Souls

Saturday 8.15p.m.: John Donnelly (Anniversary)

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Peter Sweeney (Anniversary)


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Rose Nealon

Sunday 11.30a.m.: George O'Grady



Saturday Vigil: Maura Fox

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Nuala Delaney



Saturday Vigil: John Healy, Mia Healy

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Leona Ruane, Alexander Smyth