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3rd January '19

Wishing you all a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year.



No's drawn on 23rd December were: 5. 8. 20. 27. No Jackpot winner.

Jackpot now €9,700.

€100 winner: Kellie Barrett, Ballycastle



The death occurred on 2nd January of Seamus O'Connor, Carrowcubic, Ballycastle. Sympathy is extended to his wife Mary, daughter Suzanne, sons Fergal and Paul, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, extended family, relatives and friends.

May he rest in peace.


The death occurred on Christmas Eve of Seán Golden, Ballymachugh, Ballycastle. Sympathy is extended to his wife Bridie, daughters Leanne, Paula and Shona, sons-in-law, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, relatives and friends.

May he rest in peace.



The Hall Committee has cancelled Bingo in Ballycastle Hall on Monday 7th January due to the recent death of Seamus O'Connor our loyal volunteer RIP.


Congratulations to Gillian Grier, winner of last week's 50/50 Draw (€204).


Please support the Ballycastle GAA new Club House draw - a trip for two to New York for the Mayo match to be won.


Athletic Club

Ballycastle A.C. athletics training every Saturday morning at 10am, meet at the Community Hall, anyone from junior infants to adults can come out and join us to get fit in a fun and non-competitive environment.


Downpatrick Headers Drama Society

A new drama society being established to include the surrounds of Downpatrick Head such as Ballycastle, Belderrig, Cooneal, Killala, Kilfian, Lacken, Moygownagh. Aspiring thespians or has-been actors please contact Thomas at or text/ph 0831607527.-


Craft Shop/Tourist Information

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

from 11.00a.m. – 3.00p.m.


Burkes of Ballycastle

Burkes of Ballycastle accommodation now open.

Apartments and hostel accommodation for rent. 

Contact us on 0864684917, e-mail   and our website  


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 Clarke

Tuesday 12.00noon: Elaine Madden (Anniversary)

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: People of the Parish

Thursday 11.00a.m.: Holy Souls

Friday 7.00p.m.: Francie Healy (Anniversary)

Saturday 8.15p.m.: Tom, Peter, Paddy & John Barrett
Sunday 11.30a.m.: Mickey Joe McHale & Deceased McHale & Moyles Families


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: As arranged

Sunday 11.30a.m.: As arranged



Saturday Vigil: As arranged

Sunday 11.30a.m.: As arranged



Saturday Vigil: Fiona Timlin, Keith Carden

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Leona Ruane, Liam Heffernan