Ballycastle >Local News
  3rd August '22


Congratulations to St. Brigid's ladies team who won the All-Ireland Club 7's Junior Shield in Dublin recently.


Belderrig Bronzeman

Congratulations to Michael Duffy, Glenurla on re-winning the Belderrig Bronzeman.

Michael also won it in 2019.


Water Safety Week

Water Safety Week will take place at Lacken Pier 20th August to 24th August. Swims/Safety/Rescues. Contact Anne Healy 096-43180.


Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Harry Sheridan, Downpatrick, Co. Down

who died on 24th July (Brother of Anne Murphy).

May he rest in peace.


G.A.A. News

CLG Ballycastle is delighted to announce the official opening of our new clubhouse on

Sunday 14th August at 5pm. The executive of Ballycastle GAA would be delighted if everyone in the parish and further afield could join us in celebrating what is an historic day in the club's history.

Our underage members will compete for the Colm Kenny cup over this weekend with the finals on Sunday. Over the course of the afternoon we will have the official opening and blessing of the clubhouse

as well as refreshments galore to keep what is hoped to be a large attendance entertained.

More details closer to the date. 


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Mary & Geraldine Munnelly, last week's winners (€238).

Tickets are now available in McNamee's XL, John Burkes, Post Office, Healy's Pub,

Belderrig Community Centre and on-line.

Cemetery Masses

Belderrig Cemetery : Sunday 7th August at 2.00p.m.

Doonfeeney Cemetery : Friday 12th August at 6.00p.m.

Kilbride Cemetery : Friday 19th August at 6.00p.m.


Mass will also be celebrated on Downpatrick Head on Sunday 14th August at 12.00noon.

Céide Fields

Open daily from 10.00a.m. – 6.00p.m. (last admission 5.15p.m.)

Free admission on the first Wednesday of every month.


Kellie and Emma of Céide Ladle are operating the café every day.


'Painting with Acid' by Norman Ackroyd, The Ballinglen Museum of Art, Main Street Ballycastle,

Co. Mayo, F26RX61. 1st June - 31st August. 5 decades of Etchings, Watercolours, Display case and a new publication ‘An Irish Notebook', a selection of 40 sketches from the West Coast of Ireland.


Céide Coast Half Marathon & 10k

The Céide Coast Half Marathon will be held in Ballycastle on 8th October 2022.

This race will be run on the day in conjunction with the 10k Coastal Challenge which is now

in its 7th successful year.

Register now at


Church Notices

Weekday Masses will be celebrated on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10.00a.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 10.00a.m.: Private Intention


Wednesday 10.00a.m.: Private Intention

FRIDAY 5th August 10.00a.m.:
First Friday. Private Intention


Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.:

Catherine O'Malley (Month's Mind)

Richard & Julia Winters (Anniversaries) & Deceased Winters & McDonnell Families

John Walsh


Sunday 11.30a.m.:

Francis Healy (Anniversary)

Joe O'Donnell (Anniversary)

Mary Ann (Anniversary), Michéal and Peter Sweeney & Deceased Family


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Geraldine Dunican

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Tony D'Arcy



Saturday Vigil: Maura Fox

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Elizabeth O'Donnell




Sunday 7th August 2.00p.m.:

Faithful Departed Belderrig Cemetery

Maureen (Anniversary) & Jack Flannery