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3rd October '18



No's drawn on 1st October were: 1. 9. 15. 30. No Jackpot winner.

Jackpot now €8,500. Next draw in Katie Macs.

Five Envelopes drawn:

Rita & John, c/o Burkes

Bernie Lynn, Moyne, Killala

Mary Teresa Ruddy, Creevesbeg

Gillian Grier, Conaghrea

Helen Bourke, Annaghmore



The death occurred on Saturday 29th September of Mary O'Donnell (nee McDonnell) Ballinglen, Ballycastle and formerly of Muingnabo, Rossport.

Sympathy is extended to her daughters Elizabeth, Mary, Loretto, Brigid and Ann, to her sons Anthony, John, Paul, Martin and Patrick, to her brother Martin, daughters in law, sons in law, grandchildren, great grandchild, nieces, nephews and extended family.

May she rest in peace.



Yoga classes starting on Thursday 4th October at 7.30p.m. in Ballinglen Arts Foundation Gallery.

Contact Bernie 087 2511726 for further information.


West Coast Vintage Society

West Coast Vintage Society Road Run, in memory of Basil Petrie, Rosserk, on Sunday 7th October '18. Registration at 11.00a.m. at Killala Community Centre. (Run will start and end in Killala with refreshments after in Gilvarry's Pub). Proceeds to Cancer Care West. Contact Seán 086-8373112 or Gerard 087-9614688. All vehicles welcome (Cars, Tractors, Motorbikes and Commercials). Vehicles participating in road run must be fully insured and road worthy.



Congratulations to Martina Maughan, winner of last week's 50/50 Draw (€196).


Harvest Thanksgiving

Harvest Thanksgiving Service in St. John's Church on Sunday 7th October at 8.00p.m. All are welcome.


Christmas Fair

Annual Christmas Fair will take place in Ballycastle on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th November. Contact 086-3787551 or 086-8492070. More details later.



Ed Milano " No Ordinary Place " in The Ballinglen Gallery runs until 30th October.

The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Main Street Ballycastle Co. Mayo F26 X5N3 Tel: 096 43184




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

Jackpot of €500 in 51 no's or less. Please support.


‘Needle Clickers'

‘Needle Clickers' meet again on Thursday 18th at 8.00p.m. in the Resource Centre.

Knit/chat over tea/coffee/biscuits. €2 per night. Beginners welcome.


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

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.: Piaras Clarke

Tuesday 11.00a.m.: Padraig, Tommy, Brigid & Tom Doherty

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: Brodie & Mary Tighe & Mary Winters

Thursday 11.00a.m.: Holy Souls

Friday: No Mass

Saturday 8.15p.m.: Willie Barrett (Anniversary)

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Fredrick Hammond


Eucharist Ministers:



Saturday Vigil: E. Touhill, J. Heffernan

Sunday 11.30a.m.: S. Kelly, A. Smyth

Saturday Vigil: Eileen Grier

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Margaret Burke



Saturday Vigil: Eileen Grier

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Gillian Grier