Ballycastle >Local News
  3rd March '21

Lotto Jackpot €18,600

No's drawn on 1st March were: 8. 15. 16. 25.

€100 winner: Colette Hyland, Seaview

Tickets for Ballycastle/Belderrig Development Company Local Lotto are available in John Burkes

and the Post Office.



The death occurred on Friday 26th February of Tom O'Driscoll, Moneragh, Easkey, Co. Sligo.

Tom served as a Garda Siochana in Ballycastle some years ago.

Sympathy is extended to his wife Mai, daughter Margaret, son Seán, his sister Sr. Anne,

brother-in-law Michéal (Sweeney), daughter-in-law Ann Marie, grandchildren Caolan, Ava & Shauna, extended family and friends.

May he rest in peace.


Eir Mast


Closing date for objections to the construction of an 18 metre high (57ft) EIR mast with associated antennae and dishes at Main Street , Ballycastle is 14th March 2021. Objections must include the planning Reference No. 2185, your name and address and a €20 fee is required. Send to Planning Section, Mayo County Council, The Mall, Castlebar, Co. Mayo or this can be done online. As many groups and individuals as possible are asked to look into this proposal and submit an objection, if they are against this proposed construction in the middle of the town.

Further information can be found at


Church Notices

Due to Level 5 restrictions there are no public Masses at the moment.

Church envelopes can be placed in the letter boxes in both Churches or left in Ballycastle Post Office.


Both churches are open daily for private prayer. St. Bridget's Church, Ballycastle will be open from 12.00noon. daily. This will continue until lockdown is lifted.


Mass intentions for this week (included in a Mass offered privately by Fr. Conlon) are:

John McCann, Rathavesteen (Anniversary)

Stephen Collins (Month's Mind)

Michael (1st Anniversary), Mary & Peter Kelly

John & Bridgie McKenzie & Mary Cosgrove

Maria Jordan (Anniversary)

Jim & Teresa McDonnell

John (1st Anniversary) & Bridie Maughan & Deceased Maughan & Murphy Families

Michael McDonnell, Glenurla



50/50 Draw:

Tickets are now available in McNamees XL, John Burkes, Post Office, Belderrig Community Centre

and on-line.